Mount Pisgah near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Mount Pisgah

Mount Pisgah is 5,721 feet high. It marks where Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and Transylvania counties meet.  You can see Mount Pisgah from everywhere around here. It is the mountain with the TV Tower on it. The hike to the top of the mountain is only a mile and a half each way. It starts out…

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Spruce Trees on the Art Loeb Trail, in the Pisgah National Forest. Photo by Cut Off Ties

Art Loeb Trail

The Art Loeb Trail by the Davidson River Campgrounds is a really nice walk. The whole Art Loeb Trail is really long, thirty miles. But, you don’t have to hike the whole thing. You can get on this trail at a number of places through the park. One end is at Davidson River Campground. The…

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The North Carolina Arboretum near Meadowbrook Log Cabin Photo by Ken Thomas

The North Carolina Arboretum

The 434-acre Arboretum includes 65 acres of cultivated gardens and 10 miles of hiking and biking trails through the natural beauty of Western North Carolina. The North Carolina Arboretum April 1 to October 31: 8 AM to 9 PM with entrance gates closing at 8 PM Baker Exhibit Center, Education Center and Bonsai Exhibition Garden…

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View from Looking Glass Rock near Meadowbrook Log Cabin Photo by Yves Sch

Looking Glass Rock

In the winter, water that seeps through the face of the rock freezes and reflects like a looking glass. This is a popular hike. You see rock climbers here, too. Climbing is only open here certain times of the year, so if you are coming here to climb, get better information than my website. Trails…

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