Mudpuppies and Hellbenders near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Mudpuppies and Hellbenders

Mills River, not far from Meadowbrook Log Cabin, is one of the few places where Mudpuppies and Hellbenders live. Mudpuppies and Hellbenders are really big salamanders. Hellbenders grow up to 30” long. Mudpuppies are nearly that long. Hellbenders have four toes on the front feet and five toes on the back feet. Mudpuppies have four…

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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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Looking Glass Falls as seen from the river downstream, beside US Hwy. 276, Pisgah National Forest, NC near Meadowbrook Log Cabin Photo by WNC Outdoors

Looking Glass Falls

This water fall really is just beautiful. It is sixty feet high. You can see it from the car in the overlook or take the stairs down and stand at the foot of the falls where the mist blows back on you. This is a great place for photos. US-276 about 1 mile north of…

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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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