Cradle of Forestry in America

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The Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6,500 acre Historic Site within the Pisgah National Forest in Transylvania County, North Carolina.[1][2] The site includes the Forest Discovery Center, which features exhibits and a movie about forestry and forest conservation history, a gift shop and cafe. There are two guided trails that include several of the Biltmore Forest School buildings, a logging locomotive and a portable sawmill.[3]

The Center offers special programs, crafts demonstrations, nature education programs and special events.


  1. ^ "Cradle of Forestry". Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. Retrieved 6 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Cradle of Forestry In America Historic Site". USDA Forest Service. Retrieved 6 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Spotlight: The Cradle of Forestry in America, Pisgah National Forest". Retrieved 6 December 2014. 

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