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Discover all that Brevard and Transylvania County have to offer. Here you’ll find listings of eateries and accommodations, upcoming events, and tips to inspire responsible exploration. Also consider stopping by our Visitor Center at 175 East Main St. in downtown Brevard where friendly volunteers are ready to assist.

Featured Events

A selection of upcoming events in Transylvania County.

Sundays, 6 pm – 10 pm

Open Electric Jam hosted by Jimmy Jams

Join us every Sunday evening for the Open Electric Jam, hosted by Jimmy Jams (saxophone). Bring an instrument and join in or simply come to listen. Outdoor seating is available and we are dog friendly.  

September 19, 8:00 am – 1 pm

Dirt Diggler Gravel Grinder

Starting and finishing at the REEB Ranch, this gravel bike race will feature a backcountry/gravel road tour through some of the best-kept secrets in Western North Carolina. 

Saturdays, September 5 & 12

Cradle to Grave Race Goes Virtual

FIND Outdoors will hold its eighth annual Cradle to Grave 30k & 10k trail races virtually from September 5th – 12th 2020 to adhere to guidelines concerning COVID-19 and ensure the safety of the racers.

Saturdays, 9 am – 12 pm

Transylvania Farmers Market

Many vendors are offering delivery, pick up with minimal contact, and other solutions to provide our community with access to fresh, local food and products all year round.

Last Weekend Every Month

Red Feather Days

Featuring in-store specials and realtor open houses. See #PlayStayToxaway on Facebook and Instagram for all the latest info. 

Cradle of Forestry

Wednesdays – Saturdays

The Cradle of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry is a 6,500-acre heritage site within Pisgah National Forest. It is open Wed-Sun, 10 am – 4 pm. The Discovery Center and Cafe remain closed.

Explore Responsibly

Our tourism partners are working diligently so they can provide a safe and socially responsible experience to visitors of Transylvania County. Two posters, one outdoor focused and the other community focused, were created to ensure everyone’s safety.

Keep Your Distance

Maintain a 6-foot distance from anyone not in your household at all times.

Hands Off

Avoid hugs, handshakes, and touching your face. Use caution touching surfaces, including door handles, benches, rails, and even trees.


Explore Well

The trails will outlast your sniffles. Stay home if you feel sick.


Stay On Track

Explore with caution. Keep to the trails and keep moving.


Be Aware

Practice trail courtesy. Give way to passersby and share your space.


Cover Up

Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Masks are recommended in dense places, including busy trails, parking lots, and overlooks.


Leave No Trace

Clean up after yourself. Respect the outdoors as well as wildlife.


Plan Ahead

Bring snacks, water, and first aid. Understand that some facilities, like restrooms, may not be available and cell phone service may be limited.


Be Waterfall Savvy

Practice good waterfall safety by following posted rules. To learn more, visit

Buy Local

Support local shops and restaurants when you’re here. Respect rules and protocols to protect yourself and those serving you.


Loosen Up

Don’t congregate in large crowds on or off the trail. If you see that a trail head or particular outdoor area is crowded, consider exploring a new area.


Lather Up

Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer. Wipe down all equipment and gear before and after use.

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Three Wonderful Winter Adventures

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