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In Gaston County, North Carolina

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Kings Mountain is home to comfortable climates, top-notch educational institutions, healthcare facilities, recreational opportunities and friendly people. Whether you are interested in outdoor recreation, the arts, dining and shopping, business and industry, education or healthcare, we have it all right here in Kings Mountain. Special events provide Kings Mountain residents and visitors with year-round family-style entertainment, by producing and promoting free festivals and city-wide holiday celebrations.

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Kings Mountain

Kings Mountain Country Club

Quality golf, beautiful views and friendly service and one of the top golf experiences in the area.

Patriots Park

Sprayground and park in downtown Kings Mountain.

Crowders Mountain State Park

A visit to Crowders Mountain might include hiking more than 20 miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, backcountry camping, picnicking and fishing.

Kings Mountain Historical Museum

At the Kings Mountain Historical Museum visitors can learn about the history of the area.

Veronét Vineyards & Winery

Hound's Drive-In Theater

Kings Mountain State Park

The Piedmont’s Kings Mountain State Park has miles of forested trails perfect for supreme Kings Mountain hiking, two fishing lakes, and sits adjacent to Kings Mountain National Military Park, one of many national park Revolutionary War sites. Local crowds flock to the park during regularly scheduled special events, especially every November when living history demonstrations are held at the park’s replica 1800s Piedmont farm.

For those who want to stay overnight at Kings Mountain, campground accommodations–including equestrian facilities–are available at the Kings Mountain campground, with easy access to Kings Mountain hiking, fishing and more.

Crowders Mountain Golf Course

Crowders Mountain Golf Course located next to Crowders Mountain is an 18 hole course in Kings Mountain.

Joy Performance Center

Currently home to the Kings Mountain Little Theatre and is now known as the Joy Performance Center.

SIGNATURE EVENTS

18th Annual Toys, Games & Trains! at Kings Mountain Museum

November 27 to December 26. This annual exhibit fills the museum with a model train display assembled by local “S” Gaugers, as well as railroad memorabilia, and antique toys and games. Visitors of all ages will be enchanted as they explore the miniature snow-covered scenes that line the tracks. Parents and grandparents will enjoy reminiscing about the toys and games of their childhood.

Beach Blast

August

The water, the sand, the music and the fun—that’s life along the Grand Strand at Myrtle Beach, Kings Mountain will feel more like Ocean Drive as we celebrate all-day! A FREE concert featuring some of the hottest beach music bands at the Gazebo at Patriot's Park.

UNIQUE DINING

Veronet Vineyards and Winery

Where the foothills just begin to ripple towards the Blue Ridge Mountains sits Veronét Vineyards & Winery. Each wine bears the Veronét name and is chosen, blended, and aged with the utmost care and passion.

238 Cherokee Grill

238 Cherokee Grill is an unpretentious tavern in Kings Mountain offering eclectic American eats with wine & beer in a relaxed space.

HIKE & BIKE THESE TRAILS

Kings Mountain State Park Trail

Natural Surface

Moderate

3.1 Miles One Way

The National Recreation Trail in Kings Mountain State Park is marked by a blue blaze throughout the 16-mile loop trail. Carolina Thread Trail segment is 1.6-mile that connects to the red blaze of the Ridgeline Trail that will take you north to Crowders Mountain or continue on west to the visitor's center at the Kings Mountain Military Park to learn the history of the Revolutionary War Battle site. There is a beautiful dam created by the Lake Crawford near the parking.

Kings Mountain to Town via Sidewalk

Sidewalk, Paved

Easy

2.1 miles, One Way

The sidewalk connects the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail to downtown Kings Mountain. Patriot Park is at the corner of Battleground Ave. and Gold St.

Kings Mountain State Park Trail

Natural Surface

Moderate

3.1 Miles One Way

The National Recreation Trail in Kings Mountain State Park is marked by a blue blaze throughout the 16-mile loop trail. Carolina Thread Trail segment is 1.6-mile that connects to the red blaze of the Ridgeline Trail that will take you north to Crowders Mountain or continue on west to the visitor's center at the Kings Mountain Military Park to learn the history of the Revolutionary War Battle site. There is a beautiful dam created by the Lake Crawford near the parking.

Kings Mountain Gateway Trail

Gravel, Boardwalk, Sidewalk

Moderate

5 Miles One Way

8 miles of trail, 5 of which are designated Thread Trail, which is comprised of crushed stone, boardwalk, and sidewalk and is ADA compliant.

Ridgeline Trail

Natural Surface, Gravel

Advanced

8 Miles One Way

The Ridgeline Trail connects you to a 16-mile hiking trail loop at Kings Mountain State Park and Kings Mountain National Military Park called Kings Mountain National Recreation Trail.

620 N. Main St.

Belmont, NC 28012

Phone: 704-825-4044

Toll Free: 1-800-849-9994

Visitors Center is closed
until further notice.

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