Permits & Reservations


The only reservation available is for tours of the Sandburg Home. Make house tour reservations on . Tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00.

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    Certain types of activities require a special use permit. These include many types of organized gatherings, distribution of printed material and other public expressions of opinion, and other activities that are controlled or prohibited.

    Some common activities that require a permit include:

    • Commercial Photography
    • Weddings
    • First Amendment Activities

    Please review the information in the documents listed below for guidance on planning your special event or use. Please contact the park's Special Use Permit Coordinator at 828-693-4178 or by email to discuss your event and request a permit application.

    Weddings and Special Events

    Please read the applicable document before you contact the park to complete an application.
    Procedures and Fees for Planning a Wedding at the Sandburg Home (word)
    Procedures and Fees for Planning a Special Event at the Sandburg Home (word)

    Still Photography and Commercial Filming

    Please review the National Park Service FAQs regarding filiming and still photography here. Contact the park if you need a permit.

    Last updated: April 9, 2024

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    Mailing Address:

    81 Carl Sandburg Lane
    Flat Rock, NC 28731


    828 693-4178

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