Hendersonville Area Parks
Apple Orchards in Henderson
County Henderson County is the 7th largest apple growing
region in the country.
Home National Historic Site Flat Rock farm where
Sandburg spent the last years of his life. Hiking trails, displays,
Chimney Rock Park
Located in nearby Chimney Rock. Spectacular trails and views.
Dupont State Forest
10,300 acres in Henderson and Transylvania counties, known for many
waterfalls and open to the public for hiking and fishing.
Mask Museum Private museum with exhibition of mask
Playhouse The State Theatre of North Carolina. Located
in Flat Rock. Performances April through December.
Hands On! A Child's Gallery
Educational exhibits that stimulate the
imagination and motivate children in a safe "hands on"
Curb Market Farmer's market in operation since 1924.
Heritage Museum Housed in the historic Henderson County
Courthouse. Exhibits that focus on the history of Henderson County.
Holmes Educational State
Forest Series of marked trails, exhibits and displays
depicting the ecology of a managed forest. Picnic sites and picnic
Jump Off RocK
Park Offers a scenic panorama of the French Broad River Valley
and Blue Ridge Mountains. Great sunset view.
Mineral & Lapidary Museum of Henderson Co.
Exhibits of North Carolina minerals, fossils and
Mountain Farm &
Home Museum Dedicated to the rural life of the 19th
North Mills River Recreation
Area Mountain biking, equestrian trails, tubing, picnic
areas and hiking trails.
Pisgah National Forest
Major national forest only a short drive from Hendersonville.
Thomas Wolfe Angel
Marble statue of the angel depicted in
Thomas Wolfe's novel "Look Homeward Angel. Stands in Oakdale
Cemetery on the west side of Hendersonville.
Carolina Air Museum Private museum dedicated to
preserving the flying heritage of WNC.