DuPont State Recreational Forest encompasses over 10,000 acres of hiking and mountain biking trails with over 80 miles of marked trails. Located in Henderson and Transylvania counties, the Forest is open to the public for hiking, mountain biking, fishing (with a NC wild trout fishing license) and horseback riding (provide your own horse). Take trails to view some of the prettiest waterfalls in North Carolina including Hooker Falls, High Falls, Triple Falls & Bridle Veil Falls. Many scenes from the 2012 film "Hunger Games", was filmed in this forest. Located within 4 miles of the Black Forest. 


WNC Mountain Biking An informative guide to some of the best mountain biking trails in Western North Carolina including the DuPont State Forest and the Pisgah National Forest.

Pura Vida Adventures offers guided rock climbing, canyoneering, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, waterfall tours, adventure race instruction, and whitewater trips for individuals, couples, families, and groups. They also provide you with an opportunity to see the North Carolina mountains through any variety of these activities over one day or a series of days. They operate in Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, and the surrounding area. 


Fox Mountain Guides & Climbing School  is the 'Leader in Climber Education'. They offer rock climbing and ice climbing trips throughout the Southeast including NC, TN & GA.  Guide services, instruction and training courses worldwide for over a decade. They tailor to individuals, families, groups, beginners and offer climbing skills courses for experienced climbers seeking to expand their skills and knowledge. Largest and ONLY accredited (American Mountain Guides Association) climbing school in the Southeast with over 3,500 client days a year. Headquartered in Pisgah Forest.


The Assault on the Carolinas The Pisgah Forest Rotary Club will host this years event on Saturday April 7, 2018.  This is a great event, giving 1,000 riders 3 route options for all levels of cyclists -100k, 60k, and 40k. So whether you're a seasoned rider or a beginner, there's going to be something there that can challenge you. Online registration is available but you have to act early, registration fills up quickly.


The Hub and Pisgah Tavern At the Hub, you can purchase or rent mountain bikes, helpful staff can recommend the best trails and rides, a full service bike & outdoor shop welcome you. Join them for a local brew after a ride and share your experiences with them and other bikers.

Davidson River Outfitters  Offers guides to take you to some of the best trout streams in the Southeast. They have equipment necessary to make your fly fishing adventure a success as well as memorable. They also offer destination travel packages and information.
Sycamore Cycles is located in Pisgah Forest, near Brevard, and is a full service bicycle store offering bicycle sales and service, quality bike parts and accessories, and bicycle rentals in western North Carolina, just a short drive from the campground.


Brevard Music Center  A premier summer music festival and comprehensive music center, Brevard Music Center provides intensive study for high school, college, and pre-professional musicians ages 14 and older, and offers a full range of concerts and operas with renowned artists. See the 2018 performance calendar, ticket information, Box Office hours, directions and much more.
Chimney Rock State Park This 1000 acre park offers hiking trails, waterfalls, gift shop, special programs, rock climbing demonstrations, guided bird walks and more. 
Headwaters Outfitters
A family owned canoeing, kayaking, and tubing livery which is located in Rosman, NC, between Brevard and Cashiers. A unique way to explore part of the mountains!
Brevard Chamber of Commerce A complete guide to the Brevard/Transylvania County's 250 waterfalls, thousands of miles of laurel-lined trails and roads, outdoor adventures, first rate entertainment, and distinctive dining and shopping are just some of the things we invite you to explore in our charming mountain community.


Transylvania County Tourism & Development Association Find out what there is to do in the Brevard area other than just waterfalls. You will find information on concerts, events, street dances and more.
Caesars Head State Park is an excellent park for nature enthusiasts and photographers. At 3,266 feet above sea level, Caesars Head provides a panoramic view of nearby valleys. Raven Cliff Falls, situated along one of the park's many hiking trails, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Located 3 miles from the Black Forest.
Cradle of Forestry Birthplace of the Forestry System in the US. The Cradle of Forestry is a 6,500 acre forest with an outdoor activities center that includes two guided trails which lead you back in time to see seven historical buildings, a 1915 Climax logging locomotive, interactive exhibits and an old sawmill. Special activities are planned throughout many summer weekends.
Pisgah National Forest 501,691 acres stretch across the eastern edge of Western North Carolina's mountains. The Forest offers hiking trails, mountain biking trails, fishing, picnic sites, and spectacular waterfalls. Some of Pisgah National Forest's attractions include Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, Pisgah Forest State Fish Hatchery, Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and The Cradle of Forestry. Located 16 miles from the Black Forest.


Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education attractions include: an 80 seat auditorium, aquariums, an instructional video, hands on exhibits, garden display, children's programs, special events, group programs, viewing and feeding of hatchery trout and a gift store. The Center is open to the public daily, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. (Outdoor exhibits close at 4:30 p.m.). FREE admission.
WNC Nature Center was developed to educate the public about the natural history and ecology of the Southern Appalachians. The Nature Center includes a "hands on" nature lab and an educational farm with a petting area, predator habitat, nature trail and an otter habitat. Children are invited to touch a corn snake, hold a turtle, or feel pre-sheared angora.
The North Carolina Arboretum is a member of the University of North Carolina System and spans 426 acres. The Arboretum serves as a regional and international resource for education and conservation, and offers classes, workshops and nature walks for all ages. There is much to discover when you explore the Arboretum's many trails and state-of-the-art greenhouse. 
Carl Sandburg Home This American poet and historian author spent the final 22 years of his long and productive life at his estate, Connemara, in Flat Rock, NC. Built in 1838, this National Historic Site offers a keen insight on Mr. Sandburg and his family on their 240 acre working farm. The site also houses his collection of 10,000 books, notes and papers. There are hiking trails and a functional goat barn. Admission is charged to view the house.
Flat Rock Playhouse: The State Theatre of North Carolina features comedy, musicals and American classic performances throughout the summer. The Playhouse is open from late-May through mid-October presenting matinees and evening performances Wednesday through Sunday.
Sky Top Orchard  is located in historic Flat Rock NC. Family owned and farmed for nearly 25 years. Over 25 varieties of apple trees covering 40 acres. A large selection of apple goods, hot apple cider, fresh hot caramel apples, fudge apples. Pick-your-own apples, peaches, Asian pears and in season pick-your-own pumpkins & grapes.


Black Forest Family Camping Resort

PO Box 709

Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

For reservations, or for more information, please call (828) 884-2267 between 8am -1pm & 3pm-10pm


Open March 15 - November 1



Check in time is 3:00pm-10:00pm

   Check out  time is 12 Noon

Office is closed everyday from 1:00pm-3:00pm

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