The National Forests in North Carolina are scattered throughout the state of North Carolina.
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Seasonal Update: Spring 2014A Memorial to Jason Crisp and MarosScoping 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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A Memorial to Jason Crisp and Maros

The U.S. Forest Service mourned the loss of Jason Crisp, a 38-year-old law enforcement officer on the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest.

2014 Recreation Fee Changes

Fees are changing at seven recreation sites in the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, and Croatan National Forests for the 2014 season effective May 7. The changes were approved in March, after careful consideration of public comments, including the recommendations of the Southern Region’s Recreation Resource Advisory Committee.

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Seasonal Update: Spring 2014

Seasonal Update: Spring 2014

Spring is a great time to visit the national forests in North Carolina and shake off those wintertime blues.

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


Safety Tips for Hunters and Non-Hunters

Practice good hunter safety this fall, both as a hunter and non-hunter, within hunting grounds

Learn how to stay safe when in the national forests this hunting season.

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.

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