Admission, Hours and Location

$5.00 for adults 16 years of age and older
FREE for everyone on Tuesdays! (Excluding guided group programs by reservation)
*FREE for youth ages 15 and younger
*FREE for Friends of the Cradle of Forestry, Every Kid in a Park, Federal Interagency and Golden Age Pass holders

*Exceptions to general admission are for the following special events which are $6.00 for adults 16 years of age and older and $3.00 for youth 15 and younger and Federal Interagency and Golden Age Passport holders: Firefly Twilight Tour, Winged Creatures of the Night, Songcatchers Music Series, Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party, Forest Festival Day, and The Legend of Tommy Hodges.

Open Daily. April 8-November 5, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Cradle of Forestry in America Heritage Site is located near Brevard, NC and Asheville, NC within Pisgah National Forest on Hwy. 276 North, 4 Miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Mile Marker 412, and 3.5 miles from Sliding Rock.

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude 35.21’02”
Longitude 82.46’43”

Physical Address (Not a mailing address):
11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768