Beat the heat in the heart of Pisgah and DuPont!

The Pisgah Field School will introduce you to the unique recreational, natural and cultural wonders of Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest and the surrounding landscapes of the Southern Appalachians. Let us guide you around the original backyard and classroom of the Biltmore Estate through hikes, tours, and science-based workshops, while discovering the local businesses and charm of beautiful downtown Brevard, NC. Our staff and expert guides share an enthusiasm for this incredible area and will help to strengthen your appreciation for the natural world and our mountain heritage. The Pisgah Field School is under permit with the USDA Forest Service. Please read the USDA Civil Rights Non Discrimination Statement.

To request a customized tour or for more information: 828-884-3443

Adam DeWitte, Director: adam@cfaia.org
First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Aid
Ella Tzinberg, Education Manager: ella@cfaia.org
First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Responder
Carlton Burke, Staff Guide
First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Responder

* Registration is required for all tours.
* Customized tours can be arranged pending availability.

KEY FOR TYPES OF EVENTS:

  • Hiking
    HIKING
  • Workshop
    WORKSHOP
  • Wildlife
    WILDLIFE
  • Beer
    BEER
  • Wine
    WINE

beerwinehiking

Carolina Hike Series

Sponsored by Bold Rock Hard Cider & Broad St. Wines
Cost: $40-65 | All Hike times: 11:30am – 4:00pm | Multiple Dates
Minimum of 5 participants required
We’re gearing up for the fall color season!
Call for Customized tours | Transportation is included

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winehiking

Waterfalls ‘n Wine

Sponsored by Broad Street Wines
Cost: $50/adult, $15/child (15 and under) | Tour Times: 12:00-4:00pm | Tour Dates: Every Wednesday through August31 and Thursdays during fall color season in October
Minimum of 5 participants required
Call for Customized tours | Transportation is included

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hiking

The Best of Pisgah Tour – North 276

Cost: $60 per person | Tour Times: 10:00am – 3:00pm |
Minimum of 5 participants required
Call for Customized tours | Transportation is included

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Workshop
Cedar Mountain Arts Tour – South 276

With our good friends, the Cedar Mountain Artisans
Cost: $40 per person | Tour Times: 12:00 – 4ish | Tour Dates 2016: April 16th & every Thursday from May 5 – August 25
Minimum of 5 participants required
Call for Customized tours | Transportation is included

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Workshopwildlife
Falconry: The Sport of Kings

With our good friends at Curtis-Wright Falconry
Cost: $50 per person. Ages 4 and up only, please. Minimum of 10 participants | Program Times: 2:00pm – 4ish | Program Dates: May 26, June 9 &23, July 7 & 21, August 4, Oct. 15
Minimum of 10 participants required

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Workshop
Gazers of the Galaxies with PARI

Cost: $20 per person. 8 and under FREE! | Program Times: 7:30pm -10pm | Program Dates: April 30, May 21, June 11, July 29, September 2 & October 8
Minimum of 10 participants required

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Workshopwildlife
Citizen Science Programs – Helping to protect our native wildlife

Ages 4 and up.
Call us about opportunities for your school group or non-profit!