Fees & Reservations

Admission: Free for grounds, trails and barn; no park entrance fee.

Guided House Tour Fee: (cash or check only. Credit cards accepted October 1, 2019)
$5.00 for Adults 16 and older, $8.00 on October 1, 2019
$3.00 for seniors 62 and older, $5.00 on October 1, 2019
$3.00 for Access and Active Military Pass holders, $5.00 on October 1, 2019
Children 15 and under admitted free.

  • Passes: The park sells the America the Beautiful- National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes.
    *These passes do not waive the house tour fee, but do provide a discount.
  • 30-minute house tours are offered every day, once an hour, first come-first served.
  • First tour begins at 9:30am; next tours at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, the last tour begins at 4:30pm.
  • During busy visitation additional tours may be added.
  • Visitors may only tour the Sandburg Home on a guided tour.
  • Tours are limited to 15 persons (limited to 12 persons on October 1, 2019).
  • Advanced reservations will be available through recreation.gov beginning October 1, with the first reserved tour available on December 1, 2019.

Group leaders
You are strongly encouraged to contact the park if you are visiting with more than 10 people in your group, even if it is just a family visit or a big motorcoach tour. We strive to make your visit the best experience it can be.

Adult Groups - For groups of adults of ten or more, please see the Adult Group Reservation page for information about scheduling a visit.

School Groups - Please see our For Teachers section for more information about scheduling school groups.

Summer Camps/Youth Groups
Please visit our ParKids! page for more information on activities available in the Park.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact the park with your questions. We hope you enjoy your visit!


Last updated: September 4, 2019

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Mailing Address:

81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731


(828) 693-4178

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