Home of the first forestry school in America, this historic site offers guided walks, historic buildings, living history interpreters, outdoor fun, antique equipment, an old logging train, and the Forest Discovery Center.
When the gates are locked for the night, who knows what nocturnal creatures call the Cradle of Forestry home? Join us for a night of exploration as … more
The Cradle of Forestry invites the curious of all ages to learn about insects and other arthropods and their important roles in nature. This event … more
The Cradle of Forestry invites the curious of all ages to learn about insects and other arthropods and their important roles in nature. * This event … more
Sundays in July bring back the The Songcatchers Music Series, now in its 15th year. Showcasing acoustic music with roots in the Southern Appalachians … more
Forestry goes beyond studying trees and there are forest scientists who study just about everything between plants and animals. Junior Foresters will … more
Woodsy Owl is the USDA Forest Service’s conservation symbol whose motto is “Lend a hand, care for the land!” * Each day an outdoor-oriented activity … more
Moths, bats, owls- these are just some animals active at night when many of us are settled in our shelters. Enjoy the Cradle of Forestry during a … more