The Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site is open Wednesdays through Mondays (closed Tuesdays)
mid-April through early November
from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

You may contact us during these operational hours at 828-877-3130.

If you would like to schedule a field trip, please email

Please note: The Cradle of Forestry is open from April through November only. For questions regarding the Cradle during the off-season, or any other questions or concerns regarding Pisgah National Forest, please call the Pisgah Ranger Station at

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