Lennox Park Spring - Hendersonville History - Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Lennox Park

At one time Lenox Spring was known throughout the southeast for its mineral waters. Water from this spring was bottled and shipped out from the train depot. People came from all over to bathe in the water. The Cherokee name for this spring, translated into English for the pioneer settlers, was “Gift from the Great…

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Tennis Courts at Boyd Park – Things to do near Meadowbrook Log Cabin in Hendersonville, NC

Boyd Park

Boyd Park has two tennis courts and a miniature golf course. This small park has two tennis courts and a putt-putt golf course with a whimsical local motif. Greens look like the Biltmore House, the Carl Sandburg House and other local motifs. Miniature golf is open from May to September. Tennis is year-round. There are…

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Patton Park – Near Meadowbrook Log Cabin, Hendersonville ,NC

Patton Park

Patton Park is the City of Hendersonville’s largest park. Patton Park has baseball fields, basketball courts, racquetball courts, tennis courts, picnic pavilions, a fenced playground, a paved dog walking trail, Skate Park, and an Olympic-size swimming pool. There is plenty of parking. Patton Park connects to the Oklawaha Greenway Trail. Oklawaha Greenway Trail > Patton…

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Pink Beds Picnic Area near Meadowbrook Cabin

Pink Beds Picnic Area

Pink Beds has picnic tables, grills and picnic shelters.There are restrooms. It is right next to the Cradle of Forestry in America. It is called Pink Beds for the pink rhododendron, mountain laurel and azalea. It is really beautiful. The hiking trail, an easy, five mile loop crosses into the Cradle of Forestry. There is…

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Mount Pisgah near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Mount Pisgah

Mount Pisgah is 5,721 feet high. It marks where Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and Transylvania counties meet.  You can see Mount Pisgah from everywhere around here. It is the mountain with the TV Tower on it. The hike to the top of the mountain is only a mile and a half each way. It starts out…

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