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Wilson Lick Ranger Station

Wayah Road, On FR 69, Franklin, NC 28734
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Glad to see old buildings like this one are still standing. They should make a museum out of it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Franklin, North Carolina
nice little spot

whats nice about this is you can see this on the way to Wayah Bald Lookout Tower both on the same... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Knox, New York
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“wayah bald” (11 reviews)
Wayah Road, On FR 69, Franklin, NC 28734
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad to see old buildings like this one are still standing. They should make a museum out of it. Onthe way to the top of the mountain where the fire tower is located.

Thank jannabreton
Reviewed 17 October 2017

whats nice about this is you can see this on the way to Wayah Bald Lookout Tower both on the same road.

Thank jamescatalfamo
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This was a nice quick stop on the way down from Wayah Bald. Amazing to learn about the 100 year history of the house and its historical residents. If you like local history then it's worth the quick stop to check it ou

Thank LavFam
Reviewed 10 September 2017

historical and picturesque set in a meadow. linger or just check it out for a few minutes. so glad it is still there.

Thank 162aubreyh
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Accessed by a dirt road good enough for most vehicles. There are homes along the drive up the mountain. The Ranger Station is a small home and shed. The buildings are locked and windows shuttered, so you cannot see inside. The story board of how...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Read the information and look at the homestead. Hard to think about living there 70 years ago. We had a picnic lunch on the grounds.

Thank Dudette537
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Stopped by this old house and imagined what it was like to live and raise a family in such a secluded manner. It's very quiet and no one around as you walk the grounds. Definitely stop by!

Thank Elizabeththecritic
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I gave this stop a 4 instead of a 5 because the actual building is locked up and you can't see inside at all. Most old building I have been too, have been open and you can walk in but they may have something to...More

1  Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a great stop on the way to Wayah Bald Tower. Very quiet so much that it can be a little creepy actually. The tower is locked so you can not go inside. This is a great spot of a picnic and for photos....More

Thank hikinggirl70
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This was a nice stop on the way up to Wayah Bald. There was a lot of information on the history of the fire tower. The boys & I started to walk toward the houses but stopped when we found some paw prints in the...More

Thank ahclark2016
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