Map & Directions

“Horn in the West”, and Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, are both located on the same property in the center of Boone, the Daniel Boone Park.

Easily accessible from any of the 3 incoming highways into Boone, 105, 421, and 321, this complex of entertainment, information, and fun is a must for anyone whether on vacation or out for a weekend or evening trip.

If you arrive in Boone via:

Highway 105– cross Hwy 321 at the traffic light, (Wendy’s will be on your right) go up the hill and through the next stoplight and take the first left onto Horn Avenue. At the first stop sign, Horn in the West is on the left.

Highway 321– if traveling North take a Right at the Hwy 321 : Hwy 105 intersection (Wendy’s will be on your left), go up the hill and through the next stoplight and take the first left onto Horn Ave. At the first stop sign, Horn in the West is on the left.

If traveling South, take a left at the Hwy 321 : Hwy 105 intersection (Wendy’s will be diagonally across on your right), go up the hill, through the first stoplight and take the first left onto Horn Ave. At the first stop sign, Horn in the West is on the left.

Highway 421– if traveling South, go through the intersection of Hwy 421 and Blowing Rock Road (where Hwy 321 splits to the right) and take the 2nd road on the right, Horn in the West Drive, there will be signs to Horn in the West there. Follow this road until it intersects with Horn Ave. on the left. Horn in the West is directly on the left.

If traveling North, take a left at the Hwy 421 : Hwy 105 Extension intersection, which will be the next left past New Market Shopping Center, at the top of the hill. Then take the first right onto Horn Ave. At the first stop sign, Horn in the West is on the left.

To get to Boone from:

The North Charlotte Area take I-77 North to Hwy 421 North. Hwy 421 becomes King Street in Boone.

The South or West Charlotte Area take I-85 South to Hwy 321 North.

Wilmington, Raleigh, Durham, High Point, Greensboro, and Winston Salem take I-40 West to Hwy 421 North.

From Asheville take I-40 East to Hwy 221 North to Hwy 105 North. Alternately, take I-40 East to Old Fort, Highway 70 East to Marion, and then Hwy 221 North to 105 North.

For more information, call 828-264-2120.