Pink Beds Picnic Shelter

Pink Beds Picnic Shelter

The Pink Beds Picnic Shelter location is in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
28768. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Pink Beds Picnic Shelter facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

1600 Pisgah Highway

Pisgah Forest
North Carolina

Phone number
828 877-3265


Campground information Pisgah Forest, North Carolina


The Pink Beds Picnic Shelter is the larger of two available shelters. It is adjacent to the Cradle of Forestry in America, a 6,500 acre historic site commemorating the beginning of forest conservation in the United States.


As part of the Pisgah National Forest, the Pink Beds area offers excellent hiking trails. An easy, five mile loop trail begins on the left side of the parking area. The surrounding area is ideal for other types of recreation including fishing, horseback riding, and swimming.


The area has a flush toilet restroom, 21 picnic tables, grills, an old Civilian Conservation Corps gazebo, and this larger shelter.

Natural Features

Named for the rhododendron, mountain laurel and azalea that bloom in spring and summer, the Pink Beds Picnic Shelter is renowned for its scenic forest setting and small stream nearby. At an elevation of 3,280 feet, it is appealing to visitors for its relatively flat valley which sustains some very large pine trees and rare mountain bogs.

Nearby Attractions

The area is next door to the Cradle of Forestry in America Historic Site, and four miles from both the Blue Ridge Parkway and Sliding Rock Recreation Area.

Frequently Asked Questions About 1600 Pisgah Highway Pisgah Forest, NC

How do I make a reservation with Pink Beds Picnic Shelter?

To make reservations at Pink Beds Picnic Shelter, you can call the office at 828 877-3265.

Where is Pink Beds Picnic Shelter located?

The Pink Beds Picnic Shelter is located at 1600 Pisgah Highway in Pisgah Forest,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Pink Beds Picnic Shelter have tent or RV camping?

Pink Beds Picnic Shelter offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 828 877-3265 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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