• Centennial Monument

    Kings Mountain

    National Military Park South Carolina

Your Safety

For your safety:

Park regulations exist for your safety and for the protection of natural and cultural resources. Please obey all park rules and regulations.

  • Stay on designated trails.
  • 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.
  • Regulations prohibit picking and digging of plants, hunting, and metal detecting.
  • Firearms prohibited
  • Skateboards, scooters and rollerblades prohibited.

Safety Tips:

-Beware of poisonous snakes such as rattlesnakes and copperheads, which are found within the park.

-Watch out for ticks, stinging insects and poison ivy.

-Beaware of lightning strikes on ridge tops.

-Have proper clothing and plenty of water. Summers are hot and humid. Winters are generally mild but can often get cold.

 
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Did You Know?

plaque at Hoover monument

President Herbert Hoover's visit to the Kings Mountain Battlefield in 1930 was the first time an American president had visited a Southern Revolutionary War Site. An estimated 75,000-80,000 people attended the 150th anniversary in 1930