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All reviews visitor center the barn step back in time several buildings pig pen blacksmith shop different buildings early settlers an apple wild turkeys mountain life cades cove nice walk walk around corn cob self guided tour great stop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop by here and walk the creek and look at the homestead. We seen turkeys elk and a ground hog.Great trip for kids to go to.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stardancy
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is located on the Cherokee, NC side of the Smokies as you are coming out of the park. Years ago they released some Elk in this area and they have multiplied. There are fields by the Mountain Farm Museum they like to hang out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tikidd46
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We visited here, after visiting the visitors center. It’s neat to see all the old buildings and barn. It’s step back in time. Reminds me of Cades Cove a lot. Also there’s a creek that flows down beside all of this , which is awesome...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KyDiver74
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

We did this as a self guided tour after the visitor center. It was free and nice to walk all around the property. They didn't have any shows or reenactments or anything but it was still an enjoyable few hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank momoffiveinpa
Reviewed 13 December 2018

It was interesting to see what a village may have looked like for the original people living in this area. My three year old son enjoyed running around the open grass areas from building to building. It was easy to push our baby around in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank trvlwrldgrl
Reviewed 18 November 2018

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
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
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Pamela G
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Response from Sandylikethebeach21 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only allowed on the Oconaluftee River Trail and must be on a 6 foot leash.
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.
Lance C
11 January 2016|
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Response from ladygreyhound33 | Reviewed this property |
No charge