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Kings Mountain Hiking

photo: Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Length: 17.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Near Blacksburg at Kings Mountain State Park by campground shelter #3.
State(s): South Carolina
Counties:
Longitude: -81.35106
Latitude: 35.13696

Driving Directions

Enter campground and follow signs to shelters 3,4, & 5 (in Kings Mountain State Park). There is a gravel parking lot for these shelters. The head of the hiking trail is between shelter #3 and the bathroom.

Description

The National Recreation Trail in Kings Mountain State Park is marked by a blue blaze throughout the 16-mile loop trail. Carolina Thread Trail segment is 1.6-mile that connects to the red blaze of the Ridgeline Trail that will take you north to Crowders Mountain or continue on west to the visitor's center at the Kings Mountain Military Park to learn the history of the Revolutionary War Battle site. There is a beautiful dam created by the Lake Crawford near the parking.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: NPS Kings Mountain National Military Park

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
King's Mountain Nat. Military Park
P.O. Box 40
Kings Mountain, SC 28086

 

Photos

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

 

Interpretive display at Kings Mountain National Military Park. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Interpretive display at Kings Mountain National Military Park. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Col. Patrick Ferguson memorial. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Col. Patrick Ferguson memorial. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

 

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

Kings Mountain National Military Park - South Carolina. Photo by Doug Kerr/wiki.

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