North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education - 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.
  • If you need any accommodations to attend a program or event, please contact the Wildlife Education Division.


In response to the request for a description of methods used to inform public beneficiaries of their rights to file a complaint of alleged discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability we publish the following statement in our federally supported publications. 

Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior and its bureaus prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age or sex (in educational programs). If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity or facility, or if you desire further information, please write to: Equal Employment Officer, 1703 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1703; or call (919)707-0101. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Diversity and Inclusive Workforce Management, Public Civil Rights Accessibility and Disability Coordinator, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041