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Bethabara Park

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Great Local Historic Site

My wife and I stopped in for a visit today and really enjoyed learning about the settlement at the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
James G
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Summerfield NC
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Nice place to visit on a sunny day

Just stopped in to learn a bit of the history of the Winston-Salem area. Very interesting to learn... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Steve S
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North Branch, Minnesota
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Site where Moravian immigrants first settled in North Carolina, this 195-acre area includes a museum and a Moravian church and offers hiking, birdwatching and many varieties of trees.
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2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27106-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a park for anyone interested in local history. There really isn’t much else to see but some ruins. There are trails to walk, but rained threatened so we left.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a visit today and really enjoyed learning about the settlement at the Visitor Center. We toured the buildings and the old fort area, and the medical garden. There is a lot to see and so much history in...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Just stopped in to learn a bit of the history of the Winston-Salem area. Very interesting to learn about the early Moravian settlers. We stopped in mid week for a visit and there was hardly anyone around so parking was easy and we could take...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The herb gardens were amazing. I suggest you go in the fall or spring, summer is way too hot! A lot of history to learn here!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

It has history, nature and a nice gift shop. It is a living museum so guides are in Moravian costumes. iIenjoy the festivals each year.

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Bethabara_Director, Manager at Bethabara Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Bethabara was the first Moravian settlement in the area; it was intended to be temporary, since their permanent site was to be Salem. So, it’s good to get a look at their first location to compare it to their later settlement. We paid the $4...More

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Bethabara_Director, Manager at Bethabara Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Dark on the park was amazing!! The haunted graveyard tour, the ghost stories and the food trucks! Highlighted with live music! Me and my family can't wait to go again this fall!❤️

Thank KDJAE1
Bethabara_Director, Manager at Bethabara Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed Dark in the Park!

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by and got a short tour to the remaining church here. Nice and informative. Walking around gave information about ruins that are there.

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Bethabara_Director, Manager at Bethabara Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Totally different vibe from the busy, well visited Old Salem. You can almost feel the past inhabitents going about there daily lives on a quiet summers day. The grounds are located in a residential part of Winston Salem yet immediately on entering the park there...More

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Bethabara_Director, Manager at Bethabara Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 25 April 2018

In town seeing our daughter, my husband and I decided to take the afternoon to visit Bethabara Park. It was a wonderful mixture of nature and history(my husband is the history buff!), and the peace and quiet on the trails was so relaxing, we'll definitely...More

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Bethabara_Director, Manager at Bethabara Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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minasco
31 March 2018|
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Response from Bethabara_Director | Property representative |
Hi there! The grounds will be open, but the Visitor Center will be closed. You can find park maps and information outside the doors.
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Edgar P
6 September 2017|
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Response from Bethabara_Director | Property representative |
Hello Edgar! Pets are not explicitly banned from the Festival, but we do discourage bringing them because of the large crowds and loud noises. If you feel comfortable bringing your pet (especially since your yorkie is so... More
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Forrestacemery
20 August 2016|
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Response from Glenn K | Reviewed this property |
No fishing. It's a protected wildlife area.
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