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For information on wildfires in North Carolina:

Joint Information Center: Call 828-575-2840 from 8 am to 8 pm or email ncjicinformation@gmail.com. Information will also be posted at http://ncjic.blogspot.com.

CURRENT FIRE RESTRICTIONS on the Nantahala, Pisgah, and Uwharrie National Forests

The Nantahala, Pisgah, and Uwharrie National Forests are implementing a TOTAL FIRE BAN due to the extremely dry conditions, high fire danger, and little chance of rain in the immediate forecast. See more information.



Learn about Bear SafetyThe Uwharrie National Forest Recreation Guide is Available. Innovative Web App Blends Trails and Forest ScienceScoping Period Initiated for the Nantahala-Pisgah Plan Revision



The National Forests of North Carolina

National Forests in North Carolina, where gentle mountain slopes stretch for miles, with gardens of magenta rhododendron, salt marshes that connect to the sea, and lakes surrounded by pine forests.  Every year 7 million people visit these forests to camp, hike, mountain bike, hunt, fish, take scenic drives or enjoy the forest's solitude. Also get information on passes and guides for our forests! Click below to find out more about the four National Forests in North Carolina (Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, Croatan).

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