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Lovely historic site

Wonderful historic farm site that you can walk through and explore. This was our rirst stop on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kppeebles
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Very rocky trail

Fun 3/4 mile loop trail behind the cabin leading to a creek. The trail is very rocky with lots of... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
587kristyd
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Illinois
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Airport Road/Cherokee Orchard Road, Adjacent to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful historic farm site that you can walk through and explore. This was our rirst stop on the Roaring Ford Trail. There is a creek and a trail behind the buildings where we saw 3 cubs! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Fun 3/4 mile loop trail behind the cabin leading to a creek. The trail is very rocky with lots of tree roots, but that keeps the kids interested. My 4 year old had fun pretending he was a ninja making his way through the rocks,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

You will find this spot at the beginning of Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. This is a short single loop hike that is family friendly through a hardwood forest, log bridge, a creek, and a primitive cabin of a pioneering family in the area. You...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MsLoveTravel
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

Perfect choice when some in your group love hiking and others really don’t. Beautiful walk with good opportunities for photos. Be sure to wear good shoes—the trail is correctly marked as easy, but doesn’t explain that some areas are very rocky. The farm has wonderful...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

This is normally a very good spot for photos, but during our May visit the main cabin itself looked like some significant damage had occurred during the Winter. In the Fall (2018) it looked fine.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

This is a great first stop on the path to the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. The Noah "Bud" Ogle Cabin and the barn are a short ways down from the parking area. Good walking shoes are still recommended as there is a lot of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Nice drive to this historic site that was suppose to be the site of my brothers wedding vow renewal...however when we arrived the chimney had collapsed and is unsafe to be around. Rocks have fallen in front, back and inside the cabin. Sad to see...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank NPJEAN
Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

Decided to drive over to the Noah "Bud" Ogle cabin to see if repairs had been done. There was still damage noticeable. The cabin fireplace stones were still in a pile in front of the cabin. We were just doing a quick trip before eating...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Janet W
Reviewed December 18, 2018

This a cool spot that photographers and others will love. This cabin is an excellent subject for photographers. Also in the spring, there are wildflowers on the nearby nature trail. This may be one of the most photographed stops in the park.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We happened upon Noah Bud Ogle's Cabin by chance and was delighted that we did. It is a remarkable piece of history that is worth visiting and spending time at. There is a brochure that you can pick up on your way to the cabin...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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William E
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Response from Roving802749 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 30 minutes unless you see the momma bear & her cubs because they are fun and awesome to watch. I won't do any trails when I start having mobility issues due to the tree roots and rocks that are always there. More
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