• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

Directions

Map to Carl Sandburg Home NHS
Map to Carl Sandburg Home NHS
 

By Car
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. Visitors using GPS or mapping software should use 1800 Little River Road and look for the signs directing you to the visitor parking lot on Little River Road.

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 Hwy 25 north to exit 5. 25 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.

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.

Did You Know?

black and white photo of Carl Sandburg playing one of his many guitars

Carl Sandburg collected American folk songs from the time he was 19 years old. He published a book entitled "The American Songbag" from this collection and even learned a few chords on the guitar. He would entertain audiences after poetry recitals with his unique renditions of these songs.