The Transylvania Times -

Park Visitor Numbers Hold Steady -Brevard NC


Last updated 7/25/2018 at 3:29pm

Visitation numbers to public lands in Transylvania County are up this year, but not by much, according to local land managers.

The Davidson River corridor remains one of the most visited areas of the region, according to U.S. Forest Service public information officer Cathy Dowd. Dowd said the Ranger district is showing about a 3 percent increase in visitation over 2017, which was the busiest year the Forest Service had ever recorded.

The transition from the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association managing such amenities as Sliding Rock and the Davidson River camp-ground has gone smo...

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