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Travel Information from Explore Brevard

(Updated May 12)


Easing of Restrictions of COVID-19 Restrictions in North Carolina

Governor Cooper has announced the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions in Executive Order 209. Masks will be required indoors but are no longer mandated outdoors. Masks are still strongly recommended outdoors where social distancing is difficult. The number of people who may gather indoors has increased from 50 to 100, and the number of people who may gather outdoors will increase from 100 to 200. Read more in the Executive Order 209 FAQ


Curbside Pickup Zones & Public Dining

Click here to view Transylvania County’s restaurant operational hours and COVID updates. The City of Brevard has allocated on-street parking spaces in select locations to support downtown businesses and provide safe and convenient options for customers. View current allocations here


Explore Responsibly and Leave It Better

Know that our tourism partners are working diligently so they can provide a safe and socially responsible experience to visitors of Transylvania County. As you make your way to our spot, we ask that all visitors Explore Responsibly.

In addition to Exploring Responsibly, we ask that visitors join us in our Leave It Better initiative. By following these principles, you are actively helping to reduce the negative impacts on nature, our community, and wildlife. 


Count On Me NC

Count On Me NC is a public health initiative that empowers visitors, guests, and businesses to help keep everyone safe from COVID-19. Count On Me NC businesses have taken additional training and implemented new procedures in light of COVID-19. You can help create a safer, healthier environment in Brevard and Transylvania County by following a few guidelines and participating in the Count On Me pledge.


Connect With Us

We want to assure you that one of our top priorities will always be the health and safety of our visitors. For now, our Visitor Center hours are M-F, 10 am – 4 pm; Sat 10 am – 2 pm with friendly volunteers and staff providing an informative and safe experience.

We will continue to do our best to keep you informed by updating this page regularly. We are currently and will continue to be available to assist visitors with their needs by phone at 800-648-4523 or by emailing We also encourage you to stay in touch by signing up for our e-newsletter to receive direct updates from the Explore Brevard team. We invite you to join us on Facebook and Instagram, where we will be including updates, as well as images of our area to inspire your next visit.