Recreation Overview

The National Forests in North Carolina include the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests in the mountains, the Uwharrie National Forest in the Piedmont and the Croatan National Forest on the coast.  Each forest provides unique and diverse recreation opportunities.

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To search Forests and Recreation Areas by available activities, select the activity of interest in the left column. To find a specific Forest or Recreation Area, us the 'Find an Area' tool in the right column, underneath 'Areas and Activities'.