Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

  • 81 Carl Sandburg Lane
  • Flat Rock, NC 28731
  • Phone: 828-693-4178

This National Park Service site honors the accomplishments of American poet Carl Sandburg. Sandburg was an accomplished lecturer, newspaper journalist, champion of labor rights, creator of American folktales, collector of folk songs and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Abraham Lincoln. Take a guided tour of the historic home; visit the farm and trails. Free for farm and trails. Fee for house tour; cash and check only.

Types of Tours: Guided house tours; Self-guided tours of grounds and barn.      
Group Policies: Reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations can only be made for weekdays Tuesday - Friday. Maximum group size is 60 persons.    
Days & Hours of Operation: Sunday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm   
Miles from Downtown Asheville: 31   

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  • Admission Free
  • Rates - Inexpensive/Budget
  • Reservations Required for Groups
Attraction Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Restroom
Discounts & Packages
  • Discount - Children Free with Parents
  • Discount for Seniors or AARP
Group Tour/Motorcoach
  • Tour Group Check-In
  • Tour Guide Available (Fee)
Facility Amenities
  • Maximum Capacity: 15