Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway


This scenic 79-mile highway loops through the Pisgah Ranger District and nearby countryside. The route is rich in mountain beauty and forest history. A free pamphlet describing highlights is avaliable at the visitor center.

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At a Glance

Fees none
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Water: none
Restroom: none
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The Forest Heritage Scenic Byway follows 3 highways: 276, 215 and 64. This can be made a loop if 276 W is followed from the Pisgah Ranger Station until it intersects with 215 S. Follow 215 S to 64 E. Follow 64 E back to 276 W.


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Scenic Driving

Step back in time as you drive the Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway. Use your imagination to envisino the forest as it was decades ago.