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We stopped in for a a quick stroll

We stopped in for a a quick stroll between destinations. There are a few buildings to explore and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
Step back into History

An old ranger cabin and an accompanying shed sit here. The outside of the building is heavily... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
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Wayah Road, On FR 69, Franklin, NC 28734
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a a quick stroll between destinations. There are a few buildings to explore and we took a trail across the street for a brief stroll to stretch our legs.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As a Wilson, I HAD to stop here to see why this place was so important. There wasn't too much going on, but it offered a nice break from the journey down the mountain from Wayah Bald. Was the perfect place to have our picnic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NancyW871
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

There’s an information display, and the buildings. That’s all. But if you are driving to or from Wayah Bald, this is a pleasant and interesting place to stop for 19-15 minutes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joe58156
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

An old ranger cabin and an accompanying shed sit here. The outside of the building is heavily weathered but the grounds are kept up by someone. There is some great history on the signs before you get to the building that explain its uses, modes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 962anthonyp
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a rather hidden place off the beaten path. You wouldn't find it by just driving along the highway looking for signs. You would probably have to intentionally want to go here...or find yourself here while bored on the long, gravel road. Be careful...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kseam6259
Reviewed 25 November 2017

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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jamescatalfamo
Reviewed 25 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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ericbJ4556SY
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