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Wilson Lick Ranger Station

Wayah Road, On FR 69, Franklin, NC 28734
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A Cool Stop for History Buffs

This was a nice quick stop on the way down from Wayah Bald. Amazing to learn about the 100 year... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
a step back in time

historical and picturesque set in a meadow. linger or just check it out for a few minutes. so glad... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Franklin, North Carolina
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Wayah Road, On FR 69, Franklin, NC 28734
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 12 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
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stop to see a well preserved ranger cabin constructed in the early 1900's. Several panels paint a vivid picture of the difficulties and hardship rangers faced in the early 20th century. Wildlife was plentiful as we saw turkeys, a hawk, and several gardner snakes....More

Thank rolltideTCP14
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We stopped by this neat little piece of history on our way up the Bald. Its a great way to stretch your legs. There is a story board with neat pictures of the early 1900's rangers who lived with their spouses in the home and...More

Thank carynman
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