Pisgah National Forest

Looking Glass Falls Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Fifteen minutes from Crab Creek Bed & Bale, Pisgah National Forest-Pisgah District offers one of  the most popular areas for hiking, biking and horseback riding in Western North Carolina.  There’s also fishing, swimming, rock-climbing, car-touring, waterfalls, wildlife, historical areas, and a variety of special programs to choose from, including everything from lectures to guided hikes [...]

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway Asheville North Carolina

A scenic drive through Pisgah National Forest brings you to mile marker 412 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Continue straight and visit the historic town of Waynesville, North Carolina or turn right and trek to the top of Mount Pisgah at 5,721 feet. Also at the Mount Pisgah Parking area is the Buck Spring trailhead. [...]

North Carolina Arboretum

North Carolina Arboretum

  The North Carolina Arboretum offers 65 acres of cultivated gardens, seasonal exhibits and 10 miles of groomed trails for hiking and biking.    

Cradle of Forestry

cradle of forestry, Pisgah Forest Western North Carolina

The 6,500-acre Cradle of Forestry Historic Site in the Pink Beds valley, NC, was established by Congress in 1968 and contains the first official school for forestry in America – the Biltmore Forest School.  Enjoy learning about the history by viewing a short introductory movie set in the late 1800′s.  Try out the fire-fighting simulator. [...]

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock Lake Lure, North Carolina

Chimney Rock is considered one of the most iconic sites in North Carolina. From  its top, you’ll soak in the 75-mile panoramic views of Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure.   Hickory Nut Falls trail takes you out to a 404-ft. waterfall, the second highest in the East.

Enjoyed DuPont on our Horses

“Enjoyed DuPont Forest on our horses with family and friends.  Gods beautiful night sky was a balm for my soul.   Happy trails to all.” L. & L. Ramseur, NC

Love, Love, Love this Place

“Very nice place!!  Jane and Mike are great hosts.   Cowboy dinner was awesome.  Love, love, love this place.” M. Winder, GA

Park not Far for Trail Riding

“Cabins are great. Not far from park for trail riding. We rode for 6 to 7 hours.  It was awesome!” E. & J. Charlotte, NC

Horses were Happy

“Wonderful accommodations. Horses were happy and had everything they needed.  Cabins were perfect-all the right touches.” M., D., B. & B. Mountville, SC

Granddaughters Paradise

“Our girls loved to run and explore the property and help with the horses and donkey.  The area has much to see and we’ll definitely be back.” M. & A. Lakeland, FL