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Fred W. Symmes Chapel

U.S. 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
+1 864-836-3291
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Surely the Presence of God is in this place!

This glorious, amazing place is worth a special trip all its own. You have never seen anything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenda S
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Mobile, Alabama, United States
Spectacular View

Difficult to find the words, but this view is evidence off God's greatness. A perfect place for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
I9442OProbertr
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Klein, United States
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  • Excellent94%
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  • Average1%
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U.S. 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This glorious, amazing place is worth a special trip all its own. You have never seen anything quite like it no matter where you have traveled. The view of God's glory shines out before you from every point of this beautiful chapel. I could have...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Difficult to find the words, but this view is evidence off God's greatness. A perfect place for reflection, getting connected to your soul and basking in the peace and magnificence of the world.

Thank I9442OProbertr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up to the chapel for a quiet reflection on the inspiration our Dad was in our lives just after his passing 3 days prior. We arrived just before sunset and watched the clouds roll in. This is a special place and well worth...More

Thank allmaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a long, windy drive up the mountain but well worth it. What a beautiful site. I loved seeing the mountains beyond the cross.

Thank MNTraveler05106419
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We visited yesterday before sunset. When we arrived a beautiful rainbow greeted us. Well worth the drive up the mountain. The road is winding but good.

Thank Nedapainter
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Made a trip to Cedar Mountain to attend the Easter Sunrise service at Fred Symmes Chapel. All I can say is that this was the most beautiful and inspiring chapel I have ever been to. All God's beauty is before you as you overlook the...More

Thank Staff61
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Just 5 miles off of route 276 on the NC/SC border. This chapel is part of the YMCA Camp Greenville and it is open to the public. Careful of weekend visits from spring to the fall on the weekends. It's closed during private events and...More

1  Thank NMB2013
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband and I drove up to Symmes Chapel to watch the sunrise for my birthday in February. We arrived about thirty minutes before dawn and could see the lights of Greenville in the distance. It was beautiful to watch the light of the sky...More

4  Thank MelGilbert
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I am not a religious person by any means and you don't need to be to feel how special this place is. The views are spectacular and you feel very much at piece here.

1  Thank MoPont
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I love this chapel. Whenever we come to DuPont, I have to see the sun rise at Pretty Place. I have a friend who has cancer, I texted him this is the closest physically an individual can be to Jesus without meeting him face to...More

3  Thank LeeannLikesFood
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Debbie Dodderer N
Can you take a small pet on a leash ?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Nedapainter | Reviewed this property |
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rellima
I would like to know availability for spring 2017
3 September 2016|
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Response from mountainlaurie | Reviewed this property |
The person in charge of reserving the chapel for weddings etc. is Diane and the number for Camp Greenville's office to talk to her is 864-836-3291. Her extension is 100. If you plan on just coming up to see the chapel it is... More
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Ronnie N Darrah J
Are there services held on Sunday's
25 August 2016|
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Response from mountainlaurie | Reviewed this property |
No, there are not regular services there. They have small services with groups that are staying at camp sometimes. There are also church groups that reserve the chapel and go up there and have their own small services but no... More
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