Maggie Valley, North Carolina: Ghost Town in the Sky (Closed)A 260-acre theme park built in the 1960s atop a 4,600-foot-high mountain, accessed by a ski lift. Known as Ghost Town in the Sky -- a Wild West town -- until 2016, when it was rebuilt as a Appalachian village. The former Wild West gunfights were to be hillbilly gunfights -- and then the park abruptly closed and was put up for sale.
- On the north side of US Hwy 19, five miles west of the intersection of US Hwy 276.
- Closed 2016; property for sale. (Call to verify)
- Adults $10.
Visitor Tips and News About Ghost Town in the Sky
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
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