About Us

The Southeast’s leader in providing access to public lands, environmental education, recreation and camping experiences.

FIND Outdoors is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina.

We are FIND Outdoors, and that’s exactly what we help people do. We inspire people to connect with nature through well-managed outdoor recreation sites, campgrounds, visitor centers, guided tours, and educational and outdoor opportunities for all ages and abilities. We also manage retail outlets that offer forest-related gifts and souvenirs, nature-based activities for children, local crafts, and trail guides.

Our Mission...

is to promote educational, recreational and interpretive opportunities about forest and water resources, natural history, and the Cradle of Forestry in America. 

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Our story is rooted in education about the FOREST.

Our passion is to help people become INSPIRED.

Our goal is to help people connect with NATURE.

Our drive is to help people learn through DISCOVERY.

Headquarters Staff

Natalie - FIND Outdoors President | CEO

Natalie Britt

President / CEO
Crystal Reese

Crystal Reese

Chief Financial Officer
Beth Hooper

Beth Hooper

Chief Operations officer
Adam DeWitte

Adam DeWitte

VP of Development and communications
Clay Wooldridge

Clay Wooldridge

Angie McGee

Angie McGee

Finance Manager
Judy Doyle

Judy Doyle

Director of Campgrounds
Julie Dennis

Julie Dennis

Marketing and Communications Associate

Board of Directors

Board Meeting
Board Meeting - February 2020

Harry R. “Tad” Fogel, Chair
Eric Caldwell, Vice Chair
Larry Wolter, Treasurer
Chad Leatherwood, Secretary
Catherine Gain, Assistant Secretary
Susan Moore, Immediate Past Chair
Larry Ascher
Mark Gibbs
Wendell “WC” Godfrey
Jennifer Grantham
Patrick Hiesl
Amy Kinsella