The National Forests in North Carolina are scattered throughout the state of North Carolina.
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Late Summer Getaway – Jackrabbit Mountain.The Uwharrie National Forest Recreation Guide is Available. Innovative Web App Blends Trails and Forest ScienceScoping Period Initiated for the Nantahala-Pisgah Plan Revision Learn about Bear Safety

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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Job Corps Celebrates 50 Years of Transforming Lives

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Job Corps program at the Schenck Job Corps.

Late Summer Getaway – Jackrabbit Mountain


Looking for a September vacation destination? Consider the Jackrabbit Mountain Recreation Area in the Tusquitee Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest.

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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.


Ribbon Cut for New Cherokee Youth Center

Children and local officials cut the ribbon to officially open the new Snowbird Youth Center

The children of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians have a new, environmentally friendly building to learn, play and grow.

Hydraulic Fracturing & Plan Revision

Learn about how hydraulic fracturing fits into revision of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan.

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