Alerts & Notices


View All Forest Alerts   

  • Forest Service issues Warning about Black Bears in the Pink Beds Vicinity

    Transylvania County, NC, June 14, 2016  - The Pisgah National Forest is warning visitors going to the Pink Beds in the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look-out for black bears.

    The warning comes after a recent bear encounter was reported by campers in the Pink Beds. The encounter resulted in minor property damage and no injuries. The campers reported that the bear rummaged through their belongings after they heard the bear and left the site. The campers also reported that their food was stored in the trunk of their car. 

    More >>>>