|What is PISGAH?
The Pisgah National Forest
The Pisgah National Forest in Western
North Carolina is named after Mt.
Pisgah. Mt. Pisgah is named after a
Holy Land in the Bible, not a local
Native American Indian. It is the Land
of Milk and Honey. And, how sweet it is.
Surrounding The Heart of the South,
Asheville, NC, the Pisgah National
Forest is a micro climate rain forest
filled with trails, waterfalls, rainbows,
wildlife, and rich Appalachian history.
The Blue Ridge Parkway passes thru
Pisgah and Asheville offering many
sights, hikes, and bikes to many a folk.
The Pisgah National Forest boasts Mt.
Mitchell, the highest peak East of the
Mississippi at 6604' elevation.
The terrain is rocky and steep. The
ground feels hollow. The weather has
all the elements and seasons. Pisgah
has luscious landscapes filled with
flowing creeks and hypnotizing, soul
soothing waterfalls. Many a trail flow
thru a canopy of Laurel.
Bent Creek, an expiramental forest
within Pisgah, offers an exasperating
network of fun trails close to town that
are fun for beginners and experts.
Although the landscape looks like
Pisgah, the trails have a routine
Pisgah is home to many wild animals.
Coyote, deer, black bear, turkey, the
red wolf and the eastern mountain lion
aka, the cougar.
Whether you're mountainbiking, cycling,
long boarding down the Parkway,
kayaking, hiking, camping, riding a
horse or testing your motor skills. The
Pisgah National Forest will test You.
It will also reward you.
It can be the most serene and beautiful
place in the world. It can also be the
place of your worst nightmare. Pisgah
demands respect. Keep your outdoor
smarts. Pisgah will take your life. It's
Nature. Pisgah is one of the best places
to get out and enjoy nature. Mother
Pisgah and Mother Nature have some
wild times together.
"The spirit that never dies is called the
mysterious feminine. Although she
becomes the whole universe, her
immaculate purity is never lost."
-Lao-tsu 2500 years ago.