North Carolina’s Rock Garden And Grotto, Shangri La Is A Work Of Art
Wander throughout the Tar Heel State and you’ll discover a variety of roadside attractions (see 15 of them here), but most of them pale in comparison to a gnome-sized village made of rocks in the tiny community of Prospect Hill. It was begun in 1968 and built over a period of nine years by a retired tobacco farmer. Welcome to Henry Warren’s rock garden and work of art: Shangri-La.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
Want to visit? Shangri-La is located roadside on private property and welcomes visitors during daylight hours. (Just be respectful that you’re technically in someone’s front yard.) Here’s a Google map to guide your trip to this unique rock garden in North Carolina.
Address: Henry Warren Road, Prospect Hill, NC, 27314
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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