Pilot Cove Winter Adventure Package

What to Do with Your Family in Pisgah National Forest

Pilot Cove is your gateway to unforgettable family adventures in the heart of Pisgah National Forest. Nestled among breathtaking scenery and abundant natural wonders, Pilot Cove offers a perfect blend of comfort and excitement for families seeking…
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Easiest Waterfalls to Get to in and around Pisgah National Forest

Nestled near Pilot Cove's stunning forest lodging in Brevard, NC, you'll find a plethora of stunning waterfalls waiting to be explored. While some waterfalls require a challenging trek, there are several nearby cascades that offer breathtaking…
Hiking for Beginners

Hiking for Beginners in Pisgah National Forest

Hiking is a wonderful way to connect with the outdoors, and it’s an activity that you can suit to your experience, skill level, and capabilities. With some preparation and planning, almost anyone can enjoy getting back to nature at a pace…
Brevard NC Pisgah National Forest Best Places to Visit in the US

Smithsonian Magazine Named Brevard One of 15 Best Small Towns to Visit

Smithsonian Magazine named Brevard, NC one of the 15 best small towns to visit in 2021! Citing its 250+ waterfalls, the half-a-million acres+ of Pisgah National Forest, outdoor recreational opportunities, music and festivals, delicious eateries,…
2021 Guide to Summer in Pisgah

Guide to Summer in Pisgah

It's starting to feel like summertime in Pisgah! Beginning Memorial Day weekend, many families make their way to Brevard and Transylvania County for vacations, outdoor adventures, and summer camp excursions. It's an ideal time for travelers…
Spring Guide to Pisgah National Forest

Guide to Spring in Pisgah National Forest and Brevard NC

  Spring has sprung, as they say, in Pisgah National Forest! This is one of the best seasons to vacation in Brevard and Transylvania County, whether it’s for wildflower viewing, hiking, fly fishing, kayaking, festivals, or other outdoor…
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Hike of the Week: John Rock Trail

One of our favorite recommendations for a Winter hike in Pisgah National Forest, John Rock trail is a 5-mile loop with a wonderful summit at 3,320 feet. The John Rock hike starts at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. You’ll pass Cedar…
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Winter Guide to Pisgah National Forest & Brevard NC! 2022-2023

The winter season brings a wonderful mystique to Pisgah National Forest and Brevard NC. This amazing land covering more than 500,000 acres offers incredible hardwood forests, waterfalls and plentiful trails. In fact, Transylvania County…