Pisgah Ranger Station/Visitor Center

Area Status: Open

Pisgah Ranger Station offers a variety of experiences including interpretative trails, day hikes, information on the Pisgah National Forest, and interpretative visitor center. The visitor center is operated by FIND Outdoors. 

PISGAH RD 8/28/2021
FOREST CLOSURE ORDER NO. 08-11-07-21-118
for noted locations:
Setzer Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Education Center
Wildlife Education Center Visitor Parking Lot and the first 0.1 miles of FSR475C; Horse Cove
Sliding Rock Recreation Area
Wolf Ford Horse Camp
Cove Creek Group Camps(Upper&Lower)
Looking Glass Falls will apply only to the stairs to the lower
observation deck and the pool below the falls.
Sycamore Flats Recreation Area
North end of the Art Loeb Trailhead and Little East Fork Trailhead
475 – Davidson River Road (from Cove Creek to Gloucester Gap)
475 – Davidson River Road (from Balsam Grove to Gloucester Gap)
140 – Courthouse Creek Road
229 – Pilot Mountain Road

Maps and Official Closure Order Available at this Link

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 2021 Schedule: March open Thursday through Monday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 1 to October 31 open 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. November 1 to December 31 open Thursday through Monday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fees: None
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Brevard, NC
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: FIND Outdoors

General Information


From Brevard, take US 64 E to US 276. Turn left and follow US276N for 3 miles. Located on right.

General Notes:

Pisgah Ranger District
1600 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
(828) 877-3265

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

Interpretive Areas

Visitor Centers