Drive the Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway

128 Pisgah Highway - Search Nearby - Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

76 miles round trip highway through some very lush forest, past a historic forestry school, scenic waterfall and great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

You can drive this highway getting different views during the different seasons. Along the drive, have your camera ready for beautiful vistas, Looking Glass Falls, and many adventures along the highway. The views are especially beautiful in the autumn with the leaves changing colors. 

This route doesn't typically show up in GPS or google maps, but you can see a map of the loop on Romantic Asheville's website.

Distance

76 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1000 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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