National Forests in North Carolina
160 Zillicoa St. Suite A
Asheville, NC 28801
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When visiting a national forest in North Carolina, seeing a black bear can be a thrill.
But, if the black bear rips through your tent for a granola bar, a bag of chips or a tube of toothpaste, a carefree camping trip can turn deadly.
Practice these simple safety tips while visiting the national forests in North Carolina:
Click here (105 KB PDF) for a complete list of safety tips.
The National Forests in North Carolina has released new radio public service announcements to promote safety around black bears.
Click here to read the PSAs.
Click here to read the PSAs in Spanish
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