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  • Additional Campgrounds and Recreation Areas Open on the Pisgah National Forest

    The Pisgah National Forest has opened additional campgrounds and recreation areas.

    On the Appalachian Ranger District, Roan Mountain and the following sites operated by FIND Outdoors have opened: Black Mountain Campground, Briar Bottom Group Campground, and Carolina Hemlocks Campground, Picnic Area, and Trailhead.

    On the Pisgah Ranger District, the following have opened: Looking Glass Falls and Picnic Area, Pink Beds Picnic Area, Stony Fork Picnic Area, Sycamore Flats Picnic Area, Coontree Picnic Area, US 276 Picnic Areas, and Wash Creek Road (FSR 5000).

    The Forest Service is reopening sites in phases using a site-by-site approach, including assessment of facility cleanliness, maintenance status, and health and safety. The agency is committed to maximizing public access while ensuring the safety and well-being of employees, partners, and volunteers.