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Main House Trail

Intermediate
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An easy, scenic hike to the Carl Sandburg House.


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Map Key

0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

Point to Point

2,299' 701 m

High

2,167' 661 m

Low

132' 40 m

Up

4' 1 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly An easy trail with lots to see.

Description

This trail starts at the parking lot and follows the lake on the north side. The trail climbs a little through a nice wooded area before getting to the house. There are many wildflowers in season and good views of the house.

Flora & Fauna

Ducks, rhododendrons, and trilliums can be found here.

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Shared By:

Jean-Claude Linossi

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Carl Sandburg National Historic Site Main House - photo courtesy of NPS
Apr 20, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
Carl Sandburg National Historic Site - photo courtesy of NPS
Apr 20, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
Looking towards the house and fothergillas in the foreground.
Apr 23, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
View of the Carl Sandburg Home.
Apr 23, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
View of the lake
Aug 31, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic site garden.
Apr 23, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC

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Apr 22, 2018
Jean-Claude Linossi
Easy trail starting from the parking lot and following the north side of the lake.Easy ascent to the house through a nice wooded area. 0.4mi — 0h 15m