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ROOM WITH A VIEW
All of the rooms of the Pisgah Inn, recently voted the
Best National Park Lodge by USA Today readers, have
a private balcony or porch with rocking chairs that
overlook mountains of the Pisgah National Forest. Stay
in bed and watch the sunrise. Usually open April into
November. pisgahinn.com.

so abundant that I've taken
to carrying my wildflowWHEN YOU GO
er guide each time I come
The Hike: An easy, descending woodlands stroll of 6 miles
here so that I can learn
in the Pisgah National Forest near the Blue Ridge Parkway in
North Carolina.
more about the world I'm
Getting There: From Brevard, follow US 276 northward for 16
privileged to be a part of.
miles to the Buck Springs Trailhead parking area on the right.
Leave one car here. Continue 2.3 miles, turn onto the Blue
Copious amounts of blackRidge Parkway and drive northward for 3.5 miles to turn into
the southern end of the Pisgah Inn parking lot. (Confusingly,
berries, raspberries, and
there's another trail also called Buck Spring that starts from
the northern end, but it's on parkway property.)
blueberries provide trailTrail Information: "Hiking and Traveling the Blue Ridge
side treats, and the leaves of
Parkway: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need, Including GPS,
Detailed Maps, and More" provides information on every
the deciduous forest, domitrail along the entire parkway. Available through habitualhiker.com.
nated by hickories, maples,
and oaks, create welcome
jecting them to the rigors shade during summer's
of a more rugged terrain.
heat and a multihued tunIt's more than just an easy nel of changing colors in
walk in the woods, though.
More
Captivating blossoms are
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