Mount Pisgah - Milepost 408

Mount Pisgah is the only lodge on the parkway in North Carolina. Hiking trails, sweeping scenery, and the lodge and campground make the Mount Pisgah area a perfect place to spend a day...or two.
Mt. Pisgah Inn with fall color
Mt. Pisgah Inn is the highest elevation lodge and one of only two historic lodges along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Vicki Dameron photo

At a Glance:

  • Historic lodge
  • Hiking trails
  • Campground
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant

Points of Interest:

Mt. Pisgah does not have a visitor center. The closest visitor center is the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center near Asheville, 24 miles north along the parkway.

Sleeping and Eating:

Mount Pisgah Inn & Restaurant: This historic inn offers the highest-elevation lodging on the Parkway at over 5,000 feet high. A full-service restaurant, gift shop, and country store are also on-site. The inn is typically open from April – October. Visit the Pisgah Inn website to see available dates and book reservations online (you can also call 828-235-8228). See our Eating & Sleeping page for more information.

Mt. Pisgah Campground: Spend a night under the stars at this 126-site campground. Visit our camping page for more details. Campground is open seasonally; check the opening schedule for specific dates.

Mt. Pisgah Picnic Area: Pack a picnic basket and grab a table. The picnic area is open seasonally; check the opening schedule for specific dates. When you visit Mt. Pisgah, we ask that you Leave No Trace.

Things to Do:

Hike a Trail: Trek to the summit of Mt. Pisgah or hike the entire 16.3-mile Shut-In Trail. The Mt. Pisgah area has something to offer for everyone. Plan your hike with the Mt. Pisgah Trails page.

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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Mailing Address:

199 Hemphill Knob Rd
Asheville, NC 28803


(828) 348-3400

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