Ball Creek Road (FS 83) and Shope Fork Road (FS 751) are OPEN.
Pickens Nose area is closed to rock climbers due to nesting Peregrine Falcons. The trail is open to visitors.

For information on tours and workshops, please contact Randy Fowler at 828-524-2128, ext. 111.


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The Future of Fish in the NC Piedmont

What will fish communities of the North Carolina Piedmont look like in the future?

“Many factors could affect this,” says U.S. Forest Service research hydrologist Peter Caldwell. “Water withdrawals could be one of the most important.”

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