Maggie Valley, North Carolina: Ghost Town in the Sky

A Wild West town atop a 4,600-foot-high mountain, visited by ski lift. Closed when a landslide took out its access road in June 2010. It reopened as a real, deserted ghost town in July 2012. The gunfights and can-can girls returned in the summer of 2013.
Address:
16 Fie Top Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
Directions:
On the north side of US Hwy 19, five miles west of the intersection of US Hwy 276.
Hours:
June-Oct. daily 10-5 (weather permitting) (Call to verify)
Phone:
828-926-1130
Admission:
Adults $25.00 (by chairlift) or $20.00 (by bus)
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Ghost Town in the Sky - Appalachian and Cherokee theme park?

With no movement in 2003's ambitious plan to turn the closed Ghost Town in the Sky into a Christian Theme Park, a non-profit group in Maggie Valley, North Carolina has some new ideas. They hope to raise money to fund a business plan and attract a new owner.... [10/17/2004] Complete News Story

Ghost Town in the Sky - a Christian theme park?

Local politicians running for office in Maggie Valley, North Carolina, have proposed transforming the dormant family attraction, Ghost Town in the Sky, into a Christian theme park. Ghost Town, on US Highway 19, was closed for the 2003 season.... [11/02/2003] Complete News Story

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