Point of Interest
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
Nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest at a former NASA facility, The Learning Center at PARI takes science and technology out of the classroom and into the realm of the imagination.
Discover a hidden space center deep in Pisgah National Forest. If you are fascinated with science and the stars, The Learning Center at PARI (formerly called Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute) is a must-see , 4 miles from us. This complex was initially developed by NASA in 1962 as the east…
Explore a 200-acre former NASA facility — historic scientific instruments, active research site, science and technology education. The PARI site was initially developed by NASA in 1962 as the east coast facility to track satellites and monitor manned space flights. Enjoy hiking trails, campus tours,…
“Bike Rentals, repairs and trail advise for the adventurous mountain bikers attempting to blaze Pisgah and Dupont. ”
“Just off the winding mtn road to top of caears head mtn, heading north on hwy 275. Unmarked (no sign) but obvious pullover parking. About 3 miles up HWY 276 (from the split off hwy 11). Large flat rock boulder with graffiti and has short range mountain views. Some short trails and small creeks, kids love, Good sunny spot when cooler. ON THE WAY to caesars head overlook, CH trails, mtn cafe, symmes pretty place and brevard.”
“Great art work...this is where we got the Bear art work above the fire place. (Several other art Gallery's in town also)”