North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Visitor Information

1401 Fish Hatchery Road
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768


The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education explores North Carolina's mountain wildlife and habitats.



Lee Sherrill, Program Coordinator


The indoor exhibit closes at 4:30 p.m.

  • December - March:
    Open Monday - Friday 8 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • April - November:
    Open Monday - Saturday 8 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Closed on Sunday.
  • Holidays:
    Closed on the following state holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.    
    Open on the following state holidays: Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
  • Admission is free; please call to sign up for programs.
  • Contributions to the Pisgah Center are gratefully accepted; a donation box is located at the entrance. Please ask at the information desk about tax-deductible gifts to the Pisgah Center.
  • All exhibits are universally accessible.
  • Hearing assistance devices are available for video presentations.
"In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is   prohibited from discrimination  on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (in education and training programs and activities), age, disability, or retaliation.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) If you require this information in alternative format   (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

If you require information about this program, activity, or facility in a language other than English, contact the USDA agency responsible for the program or activity, or any USDA office.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call (866) 632-9992(voice). TDD uses can contact USFA through local relay or the Federal relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users).. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."