Holmes Educational State Forest

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Holmes Educational State Forest


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Mid-March - mid-November
  • Hours - Tuesday-Friday 9 am-5 pm, Saturday-Sunday 10 am-6 pm. Closed Mondays


  • 1299 Crab Creek Road

    Hendersonville,   NC   28739


With rugged terrain, numerous rock outcroppings and scenic vistas, you'll find a rich mixture of mountain hardwoods, rhododendron, flame azaleas, and a variety of wildflowers. These features are accessible by a series of well-marked trails which are accented by exhibits and displays depicting the ecology of the managed forest.

A managed forest designed to promote better understanding of the value of forests through exhibits, audio stations (talking trees), signs and ranger-conducted classes. In addition to outdoor picnic areas, there's a reservable stone picnic shelter building

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1299 Crab Creek Road
Hendersonville NC 28739


Latitude: 35° 14' 26.091" / Longitude: -82° 34' 30.8892"

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