FAMILY FRIENDLY

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

Lewis Farms

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.

Ranlo

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

Gastonia

Lineberger Park

Gastonia’s first park provides both passive and active recreation opportunities on 18.5 acres.

632 E. Garrison Blvd.

Gastonia

R.J. Rednour Farms

This farm is open to the public the first Saturday of every month. Visitors may hand feed the animals and guided horseback rides are available.

125 Horton Rd

Gastonia

Textile Lanes

Welcome to Textile Lanes a fun and welcoming bowling environment, bring the family out for some fun.

680 Park St

Belmont

Whitewater Center

Dedicated to promoting the active, outdoor lifestyle including concerts, races and other events.

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy.

Charlotte

Bit of Hope Ranch

This nonprofit pairs children with therapy teams that include a licensed professional, an equine specialist and a rescue horse.

5001 CR Wood Rd

Gastonia

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

Belmont

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

Lowell

Monkey Joe’s

3924 E Franklin Blvd

Gastonia

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

High Shoals

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.

Gastonia

Adventure Landing

Adventure Landing in Gastonia offers miniature golf, arcade and batting cages.

2600 East Franklin Blvd.

Gastonia

Goat Island Park

Goat Island Park, in the middle of the South Fork River, is a popular stop for paddlers.

141 8th Ave.

Cramerton

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

Belmont

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.

Dallas

Patriots Park

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

Kings Mountain

Stowe Dairy Farms

Grass-fed beef, free-range eggs and sorghum molasses syrup. Agricultural events and educational programming are available.

169 Stowe Dairy Rd

Gastonia

Tuckaseege Park

Visitors make use of the playground, dog park, walking trail and skate park and much more.

165 Broome St.

Mount Holly

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.

Bessemer City

Hound's Drive-In Theater

Hound's Drive-In Theater is a drive-in theater located in Kings Mountain, NC.

114 Raven Dr

Kings Mountain

MUST SEE

Be sure to check out these must see attractions in Gaston County.

DANIEL STOWE

BOTANICAL GARDEN

SCHIELE MUSEUM

OF NATURAL HISTORY

CROWDERS MOUNTAIN

STATE PARK

US NATIONAL

WHITEWATER CENTER

VISITORS GUIDE

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