Mount Pisgah - Milepost 408

Sweeping view of mountains from Frying Pan Mountain
Pisgah National Forest (above) allows for the sweeping views of mountains from the Parkway. The national forest also offers alternate hiking options.
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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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

199 Hemphill Knob Rd
Asheville, NC 28803


828 348-3400

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