The National Forests in North Carolina are scattered throughout the state of North Carolina.
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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


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. Click below to find out more about the four National Forests in North Carolina (Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, Croatan).

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Features

New Guide to Neuse River/Flanners Beach Area Now Available

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina has published a new recreation opportunity guide on the Neuse River/Flanners Beach Complex in the Croatan National Forest.


QR Codes Tell the Story of the Uwharrie Trail

Hikers of a popular trail in North Carolina’s Piedmont region can now have a personally guided tour, with no other person present.


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Spotlights

Restoring Fire to the Mountains

Five months after the Dobson Knob prescribed burn, shows the benefits of prescribed burning.

Prescribed burning promotes forest health and helps reduce risks to communities

Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests Plan Revision

Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest Plan

The U.S. Forest Service is revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan.

 




Appalachian Trail Limits of Stay

The U.S. Forest Service has established new limits of stay regulations at all Appalachian National Scenic Trail (Appalachian Trail) shelters.

Tracking Wildlife Responses to Fire Restoration in Southern Appalachia

Bushnell Deer Photo

It was my first prescribed burn. After weeks of training... I was finally on the ground – drip torch in hand – ready to apply fire to restore the mixed pine-hardwood forests...



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