• Centennial Monument

    Kings Mountain

    National Military Park South Carolina

Things To Know Before You Come

Keep in mind there are two separate parks located within 3 miles of each other. Kings Mountain State Park is a recreational area park which is administered by the State of South Carolina.

Kings Mountain State Park offers the following:

  • Camping- RV, tent and group sites
  • Picknicking
  • Hiking
  • Horse Trails
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century Living History Farm
  • Other Activities

For more information on Kings Mountain State Park call 803-222-3209 or http://www.southcarolinaparks.com

Kings Mountain NMP Helpful Tips:

  • Bicycles are only allowed on Main Park Road. A bicylce rack is provided at the Vistor Center.
  • Pets are not allowed in the buildings and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and attended at all times.
  • Picnics are only permitted in designated areas.

Concessions:

There are no concessions within the park. Numerous restaurants are available in the nearby cities.

Lodging:

Lodging is not available in the park. A variety of lodging is located in the nearby cities.

Nearest Cities to Park:

Kings Mountain, NC 10 miles

Shelby, NC 18 miles

Gastonia, NC 18 miles

Blacksburg, SC 8 miles

Clover, SC 8 miles

Gaffney, SC 18 miles

Did You Know?

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African Americans played an important role in the Rev War. Many served with the British, who promised freedom and used runaway slaves to fight against the Americans. Some states offered land to free men or freedom to slaves. Five African Americans are known to have fought in the battle of Kings Mtn.