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Bethabara Park

2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27106-2701
+1 336-924-8191
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Peaceful stroll through history!

In town seeing our daughter, my husband and I decided to take the afternoon to visit Bethabara... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
ellement74
Great sights

Absolutely beautiful to see! Great trails! Not enough parking though. Great place to take family... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Amanda E
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Site where Moravian immigrants first settled in North Carolina, this 195-acre area includes a museum and a Moravian church and offers hiking, birdwatching and many varieties of trees.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27106-2701
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+1 336-924-8191
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"apple festival"
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"visitor center"
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"reconstructed buildings"
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"living quarters"
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"god's acre"
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"informative video"
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"great historical site"
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"old salem"
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"great trails"
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"vegetable garden"
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"walking trails"
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"orientation film"
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"original settlement"
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"forsyth county"
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"nice walk"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

In town seeing our daughter, my husband and I decided to take the afternoon to visit Bethabara Park. It was a wonderful mixture of nature and history(my husband is the history buff!), and the peace and quiet on the trails was so relaxing, we'll definitely...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful to see! Great trails! Not enough parking though. Great place to take family of all ages.

Thank Amanda E
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Although Old Salem is by far the more publicized attraction, nearby Bethabara, meaning “house of passage,” was the first Moravian settlement in North Carolina. Founded November 17, 1752, Bethabara is recognized as the birthplace of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Tours of the small community, which...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to go when I need a break from the crazy world. It is easy to get to and a beautiful place to walk or just relax. I love the Celtic Festival with the bagpipes and games each year...More

Thank JOZ344
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

My daughter and I went here on a field trip for our homeschool. We went on the day before the Apple Festival and we were the only ones there. We first went inside the store, and were met by friendly people, who took us around...More

Thank Mandi K
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

This Historic park is easy to find and offers both vintage Moravian buildings, beautiful gardens and several walking paths. We explored "God's Acre" trail this time and what a delightful place. Much history with grave markers back to the early 1700's. The cemetery is very...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Bethabara Park is an wonderful place to explore, enjoy the trails and relax. You wont regret to visit just stop by...

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

After going first to Bethania, we went to Bethabara for the history of the original settlement that gave birth to Winston-Salem and were well rewarded. The docents were passionate about their site, the orientation film was instructive, and the church building was simple and fascinating....More

Thank Phil W
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

I drive to this park often to use the walking trails. I like to go here at the change of the seasons to see the changes in nature. It is usually quiet and serene and this makes me feel one with nature. Love this place...More

Thank Luci S
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

This has a couple of safe areas for picnics and has friendly attendants in the information room. It has plenty of things to look at not too far away from each other. There are tables and bench chairs . We went in the late evening...More

Thank cathyheath11
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minasco
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Bethabara_Director | Property representative |
Hi there! The grounds will be open, but the Visitor Center will be closed. You can find park maps and information outside the doors.
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Edgar P
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Bethabara_Director | Property representative |
Hello Edgar! Pets are not explicitly banned from the Festival, but we do discourage bringing them because of the large crowds and loud noises. If you feel comfortable bringing your pet (especially since your yorkie is so... More
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Forrestacemery
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Glenn K | Reviewed this property |
No fishing. It's a protected wildlife area.
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