The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

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Ghost Town In The Sky

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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    Ghost Town in the Sky, Maggie Valley NC

    Ghost Town In The Sky is a family-fun theme park that features staged gunfights, theme park rides, Ghost Town in the Sky, Maggie Valley NClive music and shows, crafts and food. Located on a mountaintop in Maggie Valley. An unusual aspect of this park is that it is located atop a mountain which can only be accessed by visitors via a 3370' long chair lift or an inclined railway. The highest elevation in the park is 4650 feet above sea level.
    The park is divided into several "towns", which are located at different elevations of the mountain, each of which has a slightly different theme. Among these are the
"Indian Village", "Mountain Town", and "Mining Town". The heart of the park is the re-created old Western town complete with a two saloons, a schoolhouse, bank, jail, and church, and various other businesses typical of the day. Each hour, a gunfight is staged right in the street, with visitors lining up on the board sidewalks to watch the action. In the "Silver Dollar Saloon" there are hourly shows featuring old west can-can dancers, while the "Red Dog Saloon" features live country & bluegrass music performances throughout the day.
Website:  Ghost Town In The Sky
Maggie Valley, NC
Address: 16 Fie Top Road, Maggie Valley NC 28751
Telephone: 828-926-1130
Fees: Adult and child rates
Allow: 3+ hours
Nearby: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 west. Take exit 27 towards Waynesville and then take exitn103 onto US-19 toward Maggie Valley. After approximately 8 miles, turn right onto Fie Top Road.










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