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Suspension of ginseng harvest permits will continue

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 25, 2022) - The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests will not issue American ginseng harvest permits until further notice due to low population levels observed through monitoring and surveys. After 250 years of…

Ornaments needed for 2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

ASHEVILLE, NC (March 23, 2022) - As spring blooms from the mountains to the sea, help make ornaments for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree! National Forests in North Carolina invites everyone to use their spring outdoor adventures to inspire…

Sliding Rock Recreation Area to reopen this spring

PISGAH FOREST, NC (March 14, 2022) - Sliding Rock Recreation Area, one of the most visited tourist destinations on the Pisgah National Forest, will reopen on April 30, 2022. The area has been closed since last August after Tropical Storm…