Big Ivy Forest needs your voice. The Forest Service needs to hear from you. Please take a few seconds to add your name to this petition asking the Forest Service to protect Big Ivy's old-growth forests, water, and recreational opportunities. A flood of letters from concerned forest advocates could change the future of this beloved mountain treasure. Click here to sign the petition.
The proposed wilderness area and backcountry area map for Big Ivy is supported by over 32 outdoor organizations, including IMBA, Pisgah Area SORBA, Mountain True, Carolina Climbers Coalition, Nantahala Hiking Club, Outdoor Alliance, Blue Ridge Outdoors, and Friends of Big Ivy. It's also supported by local farmers, hunters, anglers, hikers, bikers, equestrians, and community leaders.