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.

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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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