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Nice place to visit to see how people lived over 100 years ago

This is a well laid out place to visit the way our forefathers lived. Very educational for young... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Very nice stroll in the woods and along the river. Keep your eyes open for the elk. The old... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
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All reviews visitor center the barn step back in time several buildings pig pen blacksmith shop different buildings early settlers wild turkeys an apple mountain life nice walk walk around corn cob great stop the blue ridge parkway self guided tour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well laid out place to visit the way our forefathers lived. Very educational for young children to visit. Has brochures and hand out material.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KENTGA
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Very nice stroll in the woods and along the river. Keep your eyes open for the elk. The old buildings are really interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 22 October 2018

wonderful recreated 1800's farm set in a beautiful area. A lot of history about the area and how people lived during that time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tour194268
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Just wanted to get away and go for a walk, neat little farm presentation beautiful walk on the river,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnkalusa
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We've visited this place many times and never fail to enjoy looking at the old buildings and reading about the way people used to live. To see pictures, visit my review of the Oconaluftee Visitor Center.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

When we visited the center we also went to see the outdoor exhibits. Enjoyable visit with the grandson.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tazmtnbiker
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We came here after driving Newfound Gap Hwy. So we walked around the farm, there are markers so you can read about the history of each building. Nice history lesson about how people lived over a century ago.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 757bettyf
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We always make trip over to the mountain farm whenever we go to the GSMNP. Our girls love it and we have seen elk multiple times.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeremy R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I had expected the farm to have more hands on activities, animals and information. It was very small - couple building and the only animals we could see were the 3 pigs in a pen area because the chickens were apparently new and they had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited this mountain farm setting in August 2018. Interesting buildings are placed around the property. Nice for comfortable walking. Good experience for the kids to learn about mountain farming in the past.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pamela G
10 October 2017|
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Response from Sandy K | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only allowed on the Oconaluftee River Trail and must be on a 6 foot leash.
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chow2blueskies
1 April 2017|
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Response from ladygreyhound33 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it's open year-round, from sunrise to sunset.
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Lance C
11 January 2016|
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