Hickory, North Carolina: Hunger Games: Henry River Mill Village

An old cotton mill and dam were mostly ignored as tourist attractions -- until they appeared in The Hunger Games.

Henry River Rd, Hickory, NC
I-40 exit 119 or 119A. Drive south on Henry River Rd for one mile, then turn left into the Mill Village site. If you cross the river you've gone too far.
W-F 10-3, Sa-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Tours $15, must be booked in advance.
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Hunger Games: Henry River Mill Village

There are gates up, with private property signs.

[Brian, 08/06/2020]

The Village is now only accessible as part of a paid tour.

Henry River Mill Village.

Hunger Games - Henry River Mill Village

This is an interesting and easy-access site, but it's beginning to show wear from vandals. My wife and kids went there in April 2015, then my wife and I went December 2015, and the photos we took show lots of graffiti. We drove around the site, walked a bit, and took photos. It had just rained and the dam was overflowing, Katniss would never have gotten across. While we were there a cop drove through, I guess just checking on us, but he never said anything and did not indicate we needed to leave.

[Ralph Calhoun, 01/05/2016]

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