Cradle of Forestry Admission
- $6.00 regular admission
- Free for youth ages 4-12
- Half price for America the Beautiful annual and lifetime passholders and up to three guests.
- *FREE for Friends of the Cradle of Forestry and 4th Grade Every Kid in a Park passes
*Exceptions to general admission are for some special events such as: In Search of Blue Ghosts Firefly Tours, Songcatchers Music Series, and The Legend of Tommy Hodges.
Cradle of Forestry Hours
Open Wednesdays through Sundays (closed Monday & Tuesdays), 10am to 4pm. During this phase of reopening, our gift shop, restrooms, film, and 3 miles of paved interpretive trails are open to visitors.
For more information call (828) 877-3130 or email Cradle@GoFindOutdoors.org
If you have any questions regarding reservations for next year, please leave a voicemail (828) 877-3130 and we will get back to you shortly, or email regarding school reservations (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cradle of Forestry Location
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.
Physical Address (Not a mailing address):
11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768