• Experience our Southern Appalachians through hikes, tours, and science-based programs & workshops. Play Video Book Now


  • Experience our Southern Appalachians through hikes, tours, and science-based programs & workshops. Play Video Book Now


  • Experience our Southern Appalachians through hikes, tours, and science-based programs & workshops. Play Video Book Now

Hiking Tours & Programs near Brevard & Asheville, NC!
Think Outside the Indoors.

The Pisgah Field School will introduce you to the unique natural and cultural wonders of Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway through tours, private hikes, nature-based programming and workshops. All within a short drive of Asheville, Hendersonville and Brevard, NC! The Pisgah Field School and Pisgah Explorers Club are part of the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission of recreation and education on our public lands. The CFIA also operates the Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site in Pisgah National Forest.

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Waterfall Photography Magic!
Waterfall Photography Magic! -Professional full-day workshop
-Take the perfect waterfall shot!
-$175 pp
Things That Go Bump In The Night
Things That Go Bump In The Night -Seasonal Only
-Family Friendly
-Discover Pisgah at Night
The Blue Ridge Sunset Tour
The Blue Ridge Sunset Tour -Night Hike & stunning views!
-Family Friendly
-Call to schedule a group
Waterfalls n'Wine
Waterfalls n'Wine -$70, includes tasting
-4 Hours in the forest!
-Five distinct waterfalls
-Make It A Private Tour!
Schedule A Private Tour
Schedule A Private Tour -Call for prices
-Flexible Schedule
-Customizable Tours
See you next season!
See you next season!

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Free hands-on environmental education programs
for underrepresented populations in WNC.

Our community outreach program, The Pisgah Explorers Club, offers youth environmental education programs, free of charge, to underrepresented populations in WNC. Take a look at our growing list of partners and contact us for partnership opportunities.