Friends of the Cradle of Forestry

King House - Friends of the Cradle of Forestry Friends of the Cradle of Forestry

Like many of our nation’s special areas, the Cradle of Forestry offers unique opportunities for those seeking the history and culture of the Southern Appalachians. Participate in the preservation of historic treasures, engage yourself in the value of forest habitats and celebrate the beauty and significance of the birthplace of modern forestry in America! The staff, volunteers and members of the Friends of the Cradle of Forestry work hard to serve the Cradle and fulfill its mission of forest conservation and Appalachian heritage. By becoming a Friend, you can help enhance school programs and special public events, breathe new life into exhibits and support the artists, musicians and craftsmen that bring their talents to this unique venue.