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2013-06-27 23:27:18

Ruby Falls Eastern Redbud, Don Egolf Redbud, Bluebeard and Dwarf Fringe “Crimson Fire” are just some of the exotic varieties chosen to further beautify this breathtaking North Carolina mountain community. Collettsville, NC (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Coves at Round Mountain, North Carolina’s premier planned mountain community, has announced its involvement in utilizing the various flora that exist in the North Carolina mountains to landscape the breathtaking Pisgah Mountain Lodge. The...

2010-07-22 06:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In the middle of a hot summer, more people are turning to the natural refreshment of a mountain waterfall, many of which offer cool waters for wading. With hundreds of waterfalls in the Asheville area, how do you choose? According to the readers of the popular online travel guide, www.RomanticAsheville.com, here are the Top 10 waterfalls to enjoy in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina: Sliding Rock: Each summer, thousands slip and slide down...

2009-09-16 10:08:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 5,000-foot elevation change within 50 miles of Asheville, the lush Blue Ridge Mountains put on one of the longest-running fall color displays in the country. You don't have to spend a bundle to enjoy the beautiful scenery. A popular online travel guide, www.RomanticAsheville.com, has released its annual top 10 free things to do for Fall 2009: 1. Kick off the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway! Cruise one of the top scenic drives in...


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Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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