• Centennial Monument

    Kings Mountain

    National Military Park South Carolina


Welcome to Our Volunteers In Parks (VIP) Program

The VIP Program at Kings Mountain NMP allows people to step in and lend a helping hand to park staff while providing services that support the park's mission.

VIP projects include:

  • Staffing visitor center information desk
  • Presenting interpretation, education and living history programs
  • General maintenance assistance
  • Assisting with Resource Management projects
  • Maintaining trails

One trailer pad with full hook-ups for personal travel homes is available. Housing is very limited depending on availability and season.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact the volunteer coordinator at 864-936-7921.

To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.nps.gov/volunteer or www.volunteer.gov/gov

Did You Know?

battle diorama showing loyalists in red coats and patriots in frontier wear firing at each other

The battle of Kings Mountain lasted about one hour. Americans lost 28, Loyalists lost 225 and 716 were captured. The dead were buried on the battlefield in unmarked graves, they have never been found.