ReservationsSandburg Home tours are available Thursday to Sunday at 11am, 1pm, 2pm. Advance reservations available at recreation.gov. 8 people per tour. Tours are free until further notice. Making reservations is strongly encouraged. Day-of-visit house tour tickets are rarely available. (The only way to see the furnished interior of the Sandburg Home is through a guided tour.).
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.
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.
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: November 10, 2022