The park is located three miles south of Hendersonville, NC on Little River Road off of the Greenville Highway/Rt. 225 in Flat Rock, NC. From Interstate 26 take exit 53 (formerly exit 22) - from I-26 east, turn right onto Upward Road; from I-26 west, turn left onto Upward Road. At intersection with Rt. 176/Spartanburg Hwy, continue straight. Upward Road turns into Highland Lake Road. At the light, turn left onto Rt.225/Greenville Hwy south. At next light take a right onto Little River Road. Visitor parking on left. From Asheville, NC: take I-26 east from I-40 or I-240; 30 miles. From Greenville, SC: take I-85 north to I-26 west; 35 miles. From Charlotte, NC: take I-85 south to Rt. 74 west toward Kings Mtn./Gastonia to I-26 west; 110 miles. From Greensboro, NC: I-40 west to I-26 east; 200 miles. From Knoxville, TN: I-40 east to I-26 east; 135 miles. By Plane From Asheville Regional Airport take I-26 east to exit 53 (formerly exit 22) - turn right onto Upward Road. From Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport take I-85 north to I-26 west to exit 53 (formerly exit 22) -turn left onto Upward Road. From Upward Road and intersection with Rt. 176 (now U.S. 25) continue straight. Upward Road is now No. Highland Lake Road. At the light, turn left onto Rt.225/Greenville Hwy south. At next light take a right onto Little River Road. Visitor parking on left. By Bus Greyhound Buslines is located at 337 7th Ave. East Hendersonville, NC approximately 5 miles from the park. For fare and schedule information call, 1-800-231-2222. Apple Country Transportation is located at 526 7th Ave. East Hendersonville, NC approximately 5 miles from the park. For fares and schedules call, 1-828-698-8571.
This was shot outside the Carl Sandburg home, located on 264 acres in Western North Carolina. In addition to tours of the Sandburg Home, visitors can enjoy over five miles of trails, stroll through gardens and greet the descendents of Mrs. Sandburg's dairy goat herd, which is featured here grazing in the fields. For more information about the Carl Sandburg Home, visit http://www.nps.gov/carl/index.htm (Photo by Jeffrey DeCristofaro of Desert Eye Productions).