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Bethabara Park

2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27106-2701
+1 336-924-8191
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Great sights

Absolutely beautiful to see! Great trails! Not enough parking though. Great place to take family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanda E
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See Old Salem first, but don't miss out on what Bethabara Park has to offer!

Although Old Salem is by far the more publicized attraction, nearby Bethabara, meaning “house of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
D2958ZXgarym
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27106-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful to see! Great trails! Not enough parking though. Great place to take family of all ages.

Thank Amanda E
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although Old Salem is by far the more publicized attraction, nearby Bethabara, meaning “house of passage,” was the first Moravian settlement in North Carolina. Founded November 17, 1752, Bethabara is recognized as the birthplace of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Tours of the small community, which...More

Thank D2958ZXgarym
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is one of my favorite places to go when I need a break from the crazy world. It is easy to get to and a beautiful place to walk or just relax. I love the Celtic Festival with the bagpipes and games each year...More

Thank JOZ344
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My daughter and I went here on a field trip for our homeschool. We went on the day before the Apple Festival and we were the only ones there. We first went inside the store, and were met by friendly people, who took us around...More

Thank Mandi K
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This Historic park is easy to find and offers both vintage Moravian buildings, beautiful gardens and several walking paths. We explored "God's Acre" trail this time and what a delightful place. Much history with grave markers back to the early 1700's. The cemetery is very...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Bethabara Park is an wonderful place to explore, enjoy the trails and relax. You wont regret to visit just stop by...

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

After going first to Bethania, we went to Bethabara for the history of the original settlement that gave birth to Winston-Salem and were well rewarded. The docents were passionate about their site, the orientation film was instructive, and the church building was simple and fascinating....More

Thank Phil W
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I drive to this park often to use the walking trails. I like to go here at the change of the seasons to see the changes in nature. It is usually quiet and serene and this makes me feel one with nature. Love this place...More

Thank Luci S
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This has a couple of safe areas for picnics and has friendly attendants in the information room. It has plenty of things to look at not too far away from each other. There are tables and bench chairs . We went in the late evening...More

Thank cathyheath11
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Bethabara Park is a very nice place to visit and get a sense of the history behind Winston-Salem's development and growth and the story of the Moravian Church. The park offers self-guided touring or you can see it in the company of a costumed interpreter....More

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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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