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.
-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.
Did You Know?
Major Patrick Ferguson was the only Briton at the battle of Kings Mountain. The 1,000 or so men fighting on the British side were all American born.