The North Carolina Mountains Sights

Holmes Educational State Forest

  • 1299 Crabtree Rd. Map It
  • Hendersonville
  • Educational Institution

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Operated by the North Carolina Forestry Service, this 235-acre state forest has "talking trees," a fun way for kids to learn about the forests of Western North Carolina. Just press a button on a hickory or poplar and a recording tells you about the tree. The forest has about 5 mi of hiking trails.

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1299 Crabtree Rd., Hendersonville, North Carolina, 28792, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mid-Mar.–mid-Nov., Tues.–Sun. hrs vary

Published 07/23/2015


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