Other Places to Eat & Drink

In Gaston County, North Carolina

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EXPLORE

Originally called Woodlawn at the beginning of Gaston’s Textile Empire, Mount Holly was incorporated in 1879 and officially named after the mill which had been established there by A. Rhyne and D. E. Rhyne. The town has a well-developed retail shopping center and it is located almost on the banks of the Catawba River.

Explore all there is to do in

Mount Holly

Mount Holly Farmers Market

River Street Park

Awaken Gallery

Mount Holly Municipal Complex

Tailrace Marina

Tailrace Marina is located on the Catawba River in Mount Holly with restaurant onsite.

Mountain Island Park

This park features river access, a 1.6-mile walking trail part of the Carolina Thread Trail and afishing pier.

Tuckaseege Park

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

SIGNATURE EVENTS

Mount Holly Lantern Parade

October

This family-friendly parade features over 500 artists, community members, teachers and their students showing off their creations, which fit into a designated theme. Participants from as far away as Canada, DC, and Colorado will be joining local artists and community members.

National Trails Day

June

Celebrated on the first Saturday of June, our National Trails Day celebration is a great way to kick off the summer on segments of the Thread Trail on land and water!

Spring Fest

May

Mount Holly Springfest in Downtown Mount Holly. Bring your family and friends. and celebrate spring. This festival features a car show, over 120 different vendors, lots of food, great music and a kids zone.

UNIQUE DINING

Brightstar Grill

Brightstar Grill in Mount Holly was once an old fashioned drive-in burger joint that still serves up the most delicious burger around.

JR Cash's Grill & Bar

JR Cash's Grill & Bar in Mount Holly is a great place to sit back on their covered patio and overlook the Catawba River.

HIKE & BIKE THESE TRAILS

Mountain Island Tailrace Park Trail

Trail

Easy

1.6 Miles One Way

The trailhead, parking, playground and viewing area are next to Mountain Island Lake Dam, a hydroelectric dam owned by Duke Power.

Mount Holly Linear Park Trail

Paved

Easy

.3 Miles One Way

This concrete trail with runs along a railroad separated by a decorative fence.

Catawba Riverfront Greenway

Paved

Easy

1.5 Miles One Way

The greenway works its way along the picturesque Catawba River between the two trailheads.

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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