• Centennial Monument

    Kings Mountain

    National Military Park South Carolina

Garner Creek Backcountry Campsite

Camping is only allowed at Garner Creek Campsite.

  • A three (3) mile hike is required to access the campsite.
  • Visitors must obtain a permit (free) from the visitor center before using the site.
  • The campsite is first come first served, no reservations will be taken. Registration is required.
  • Site holds 10-12 people

The adjoining Kings Mountain State Park has a 116 site campground that is open year round. The state park offers tent, RV and group sites.

Did You Know?

two hats, one with pine sprig the other with piece of paper

Only about 100 of Ferguson's men wore red coats, the other 900 or so were local Loyalist militia. The Patriots wore white paper in their hats, the Loyalists used a pine sprig in their hats. As the battle of Kings Mountain went on many Loyalists tore out their pine spring to switch sides.