Cradle of Forestry - NC Blue Ridge
Cradle of Forestry
Cradle of Forestry
11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

This unique historic site is home of the first forestry school in America, The Biltmore Forest School- 1898-1913. Today the Cradle of Forestry is a favorite Blue Ridge attraction in the heart of the Pisgah National Forest. Highlights include: 18-minute movie, hands-on exhibits, helicopter simulator, scavenger hunt, guided tours, paved trails, historic cabins, craftsmen, logging locomotive, special events, cafe and gift shop. Nearby attractions include Sliding Rock – a naturally formed creek waterslide – and Looking Glass Waterfall on Hwy. 276.