Free admission to U.S. Forest Service sites in WNC on Saturday, June 8 (Get Outdoors Day)

Press release from
the U.S. Forest Service

Free Admission to four sites on Get Outdoors Day

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – As part of National Get Outdoors Day, June 8, the U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at four popular locations in western North Carolina. National Get Outdoors Day is an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.

Admission at the following sites will be free on June 8: Cradle of Forestry and Roan Mountain in the Pisgah National Forest; Whiteside Mountain and Whitewater Falls in Nantahala National Forest.

The Cradle of Forestry is offering a wide variety of activities on National Get Outdoors Day. Learn more at:

The U.S. Forest Service recently announced that fees at standard amenity sites would be waived at national forests and grasslands across the country as part of National Get Outdoors Day. Go to:


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