Gaston County inspires children of all ages. Our natural assets will let you, explore nature, play, tap into cultures and make memories to last a life time.
IN GASTON COUNTY, NC
OUR FARMS & FARMERS MARKETS
a 5th generation working farm located in Ranlo, North Carolina. We offer people a chance to reconnect with the past through showcasing farming practices of the 1930's and 1940's.
330 Lewis Rd.
Caromont Health Park
The Gastonia Honey Hunters are a professional baseball team in the Atlantic League based in Gastonia, a "partner league" of Major League Baseball. Their home base is the FUSE District Stadium.
800 W Franklin Blvd
Suns Up Scuba
Sun's Up Scuba provides day rentals* of kayaks and paddle boards. These rentals include complimentary transportation to/from the R. Y. McAden South Fork River Access.
900 S Fork Village Dr
Kates Skating Rink
Kate’s Skating Rinks provides a clean and wholesome environment that is affordable, safe, and fun, with a goal of continuously surpassing customer expectations.
1151 Skating Rink Drive
Robinson Catfish Lake
Robinson Catfish Lake is a small lake stocked with fish including catfish where family and friends meet all trying to make a big catch.
5129 Dallas High Shoals Hwy
The Schiele Museum of Natural History
Visiting the Schiele Museum is a fun and educational experience for all ages! Experience galleries with vivid natural history exhibits, a Catawba Indian Village and an 18th Century Farm and planetarium.
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Catawba Riverkeeper at Kevin Loftin Park
Guests can enjoy 90 minutes of self-guided paddling on a calm, quiet stretch of the upper part of Lake Wylie – the oldest lake on the Catawba River. This kayaking experience is great for first time paddlers or families with young children.
East, 1400 Catawba St, Belmont, NC 28012
Lineberger Maple Springs Farm
We are a family farm 90 years in the making! We have an on farm store and offer pick your own. Our main crops are strawberries, blackberries, peaches, pumpkins, and muscadines. We have playgrounds and picnic shelters for a fun family outing!
906 Dallas-Stanley Hwy.
Patriots Park in downtown Kings Mountain offers its visitors benches, picnic areas and tables, restrooms, a walking track and a sprayground for the kids.
220 S Railroad Ave
Bessemer City Park & Pool
Take a dip in the pool at Bessemer City Park or just splash around in the water park. Stay cool under a wooded tree canopy on a trail built for hiking or mountain biking. Shoot hoops or act like a kid on the playground. This park is loads of fun.
220 S. 14th St.