• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

Where To Eat

The park does not offer food for purchase. Water fountains are available in the park and bottled water is for sale in the bookstore. Please bring a reusable bottle with you to fill in the fountain. If you purchase bottled water, please recycle it!

You may choose to pack a meal and enjoy eating at the small picnic area by the Front Lake. Keep in mind this picnic area is first come/first serve and is uncovered.

Please dispose of your leftovers, trash, and recyclables in the proper receptacles available at the picnic area and throughout the park.

The surrounding area offers covered picnic facilities as well as a variety of dining-out options.

recycling bins
These receptacles accept #1 and #2 plastic bottles and aluminum cans for recycling.

Did You Know?

black and white sketch of binoculars; art by Will Irvine and Mark Haines

These binoculars were used quite a lot by both Mrs. Sandburg and her daughter Margaret. They loved watching birds from inside their home or while walking in the woods or through the pastures. Margaret identified over 100 species of birds on the property during her lifetime at Connemara.