The science of American forestry was born in these scenic woodlands, later dubbed ?The Cradle of Forestry.?
Today the Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6,500 acre Historic Site within the Pisgah National Forest, set aside by Congress to commemorate the beginning of forestry conservation in the United States.
An interpretive center located on Hwy. 276 near Brevard, NC offers historical and hands-on exhibits, trails and programs geared toward children and adults. For more information visit Cradle of Forestry Historic Site or call 828-877-3130.Map