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What’s Happening Now

Discover all that Brevard and Transylvania County have to offer. Here you’ll find listings of eateries and accommodations, upcoming events, and tips to Leave It Better. Consider stopping by the Visitor Center at 175 East Main St. in downtown Brevard where friendly volunteers are ready to assist. For the most up-to-date travel information, call 800-648-4523 or visit our Instagram and Facebook.

Events Happening Now

Event Calendar

Summer Visitor Guide

Looking For More Events This Week?

Check out the Red Feather Guide by our friends at Business Alliance of Upper Transylvania!

For the Most Up to Date Trail Closures & Alerts Follow the Links Below

For trail and access closures and advisories in DuPont Sate Forest
For trail and access closures and advisories in Gorges State Park
For trail and access closures and advisories in Pisgah National Forest

Emergency Information

If you are experiencing a true emergency, call 911.

Emergency Phone Numbers


Transylvania County Sherriff’s Department: 828-884-3169

Brevard Police Department: 828-883-2212

Transylvania County Animal Services: 828-883-3713

Emergency Rooms and Urgent Cares

Transylvania Regional Hospital (Emergency Room)


260 Hospital Drive, Brevard, NC 28712

Mercy Urgent Care


22 Trust Lane, Brevard, NC 28712

Pardee Urgent Care


45 Hendersonville Hwy, A, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768



Emergency Vet Services

Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Hospital


205 N Highland Lake Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731



From Bluegrass jams to classical concerts, you can find an amazing diversity of live music every night in Brevard/Transylvania County.

Leave It Better

Join us in our commitment to Leave It Better and help actively reduce negative effects on nature and wildlife. Click the button below to learn more about our Leave It Better checklist and find links to volunteer with local organizations so you can help protect our natural lands for the next generation of outdoor lovers.

Pick It Up.

Bring a trash bag and pick up not just what you packed in, but all that you see. Millions of pounds of trash are left behind in our public lands every year. Keep an eye out for litter and be sure to come prepared with gloves and trash bags to assist with safe collection.

Pitch In.

For every 10 hours you spend in the great outdoors, give one hour of service or make a donation to an organization that supports public lands. Balancing the amount of time spent enjoying the outdoors with time spent giving back will not only reduce your impact, but the impact of others. Find a local organization that focuses on an issue that resonates with you and volunteer or provide a donation to make a difference.

Prepare Yourself.

Educate yourself on local rules, safety regulations and trail policies before you visit public lands. Leaving it better starts before your visit. Prepare yourself by checking trail closures and weather on the day of your trip as well as packing your bag with the necessary gear to be safe and minimize your impact. Research to avoid crowded areas and explore new experiences off the beaten path.

Protect Habitats.

Avoid disturbing any natural habitats or wildlife. Any significant changes to natural habitats alters their ecology and endangers the lives of native species. Do not stack rocks, build dams or create any other unnecessary disturbances to nature and encourage others to do the same.

Politeness, Please.

Be courteous and patient with others you may encounter on the trail with a focus on being a shining example of your user group. There are a wide variety of activities enjoyed by visitors to public lands. Practicing trail courtesy and being mindful of best practices are vital to ensuring that everyone has an enjoyable experience. Be courteous and serve as a positive ambassador for your user group to minimize conflict.

Preach What You Practice.

Teach others to Leave It Better by being an advocate in person and on social media. Achieving a better future for our public lands starts with you, but sharing this philosophy with your friends and family will amplify your impact. Advocate for public lands while you’re out enjoying them. If someone sees you setting an example, it will motivate them to follow in your footsteps.

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