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Mingus Mill

1/2 Mile North of Oconaluftee Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
+1 865-436-1200
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The best corn meal!

Every time we are in the area we stop and get there stone ground white corn meal.We don.t care for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ARSANDI
,
FORT SMITH, AR
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Water powered grist mill grinding corn it is part of old time history as to how people survived... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sorabh
,
Delhi
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1/2 Mile North of Oconaluftee Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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+1 865-436-1200
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Reviewed yesterday

Every time we are in the area we stop and get there stone ground white corn meal.We don.t care for corn bread with any other corn meal. This is an old mill well worth seeing and be sure to buy the corn meal.

Thank ARSANDI
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Water powered grist mill grinding corn it is part of old time history as to how people survived than otherwise nothing Worth a stop only if you have time

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 6 days ago

nice easy hike to an old fashioned working mill , a bit of nostalgia and history about the area just outside of cherokee

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic piece of history. It was very interesting to learn how the mill worked. I really enjoyed studying how it was all constructed. The water starts in a creek then into a flume that delivers it hundreds of feet downhill. Great place to...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a short hike to the mill. Beautiful walk this time of year to see an old mill. The workers inside were very knowledgeable. Will stop by with my family next time

Thank dakotasouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop and watch a historic mill in operation. There is a short walk from the parking lot to the mill. Inside, a mill worker will explain how corn is ground into cornmeal. Outside, a mill race carries water to...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a surprise stop on our trip. Stopped just for a bathroom but very glad we did. This is one of the most beautiful, well built mills I've ever seen. Not a mill with a large waterwheel but uses a turbine under the building...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im so very glad they saved this and didnt try to get rid of it when they turned this area into a national park. Its interesting to see the mill and all that it use to do in the old days. Its also interesting to...More

Thank tinkerbsb
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Because it is on the other side of the park we were basically by ourselves the entire visit. Two volunteers walked us through the process of milling and how the building was used 100 years ago. We even walked along the path to where the...More

Thank Chelsea P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Just a half mile up US 441 from the Oconaluftee Visitor Center. We enjoyed seeing this historic 1886 mill grinding corn into cornmeal. It is a short walk from the parking lot to the mill. There are several neat things about this mill. It is...More

Thank Larry T
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