America’s first school of Forestry Historic Site, established by George W. Vanderbilt on Frederick Law Olmsted's advice when he built the Biltmore House.
DuPont State Forest
10,400 acres of forest, trails, and waterfalls in the Little River valley of Henderson and Transylvania counties.
An arboretum and botanical garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest of the Pisgah National Forest.
Chimney Rock Park
Some of North Carolina’s most dramatic mountain scenery is found at Chimney Rock State Park, with the signature 315-foot spire overlooking Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure.
Carl Sandburg Home
Home of Poet and Author Carl Sandburg and Goat Dairy of his wife, Paula Sandburg. 264 acres of pastures, ponds, small mountains, hiking trails and fifty structures.
Tryon International Equestrian Center
An international hub for many of the world’s top equestrian athletes.
The Biltmore House is the largest privately owned house in the United States with four acres of floor space and 252 rooms. Wander the 2.5 acres of manicured gardens. Or hike the nearly 22 miles of well-maintained trails on the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate Grounds.