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Picture of City Halll in Brevard, NC.

Brevard "The Land of Waterfalls"

Brevard is famous for the many waterfalls nearby, therefore getting the name "The Land of Waterfalls". Brevard is one of those little known gems that can delight you and put a smile on your face; not so much for the facilities offered by the town but for the beauty and wonder of nature. So leave the motel room behind and get out and explore. And, there is plenty to explore.

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Picture of Brevard Music Center. Brevard Music Center

349 Andante Lane
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 862-2100

Brevard Music Center is situated on a wooded 180-acre campus in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Brevard. The Brevard Music Center is both a festival and an institution of music. Musicians from many parts of the world come together to study, learn, and perform -- and do they perform! It is not easy to find any venue with better acoustics and sound.

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Picture of Looking Glass Falls in Pisgah Forest State Park.

Looking Glass Falls in Pisgah National Forest

Website: Pisgah National Forest
Reviews: Yelp

Pisgah National Forest is located near Brevard on Hwy 276. Pisgah National Forest is over 500,000 acres and is primarily a hardwood forest.

Pisgah offers many recreational activities ranging from waterfall viewing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, wading, swimming and fishing. Note, however, that the water in the mountain streams is cold. At one location in the forest you will find a fish hatchery for mountain trout.

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Picture of Triple Falls in Dupont Forest State Park. Triple Falls in Dupont State Forest

Website: Dupont State Forest
Reviews: Yelp    TripAdvisor

Parts of the movies "The Hunger Games" and the "Last of the Mohicans" were shot in Dupont Forest.

Dupont State Recreational Forest covers an area of 10,400 acres and is located about half-way between Hendersonville and Brevard. It provides over 90 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails throughout the forest.

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Picture of White Squirrel found in Brevard NC. White Squirrel Festival

Brevard is known for its population of rare White Squirrels that comprise about 25% of the squirrels in the area. This unique characteristic gives to the annual White Squirrel Festival that is held on Memorial Day weekend (last weekend in May).