Frontierland Map and Brochure (1981)

Location: Cherokee, North Carolina

Years Active: 1964 – 1983

Frontier Land was a wild west-themed amusement park, it ran from 1964–1982.

The park was created by R.B. Coburn, who also built Ghost Town in the Sky in Maggie Valley, and designed by Russell Pearson, a former Disney designer who also developed Frontier City in Oklahoma City, Silver Dollar City in Branson, and Ghost Town in the Sky.

The 140-acre park featured a wood-burning steam train and a gondola that would take visitors to the main three sections of the park:

  • Indian Territory
  • Fort Cherokee (a replica of a frontier stockade)
  • Deadwood Gulch (an 1860s hardscrabble western town)

Frontier Land Brochure 1981

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