Kings Mountain State Park adjoins the Kings Mountain National Military Park and is connected to North Carolina’s Crowder’s Mountain State Park via the 12-mile Ridgeline Trail. A living history farm offers cultural diversion in addition to the recreational options found throughout the park, which include 20 miles of hiking trail, 15 miles of equestrian trail and two park lakes.

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Getting there from downtown Charlotte
Address: 1277 Park Road
City: Blacksburg
State: S.C.
Zip: 29702
Distance: 45 minutes from downtown
Latitude: 35.0874
Longitude: 81.2035
No. of campsites: 125
No. with hookups: 115
No. without hookups: 10
Primitive sites: None
Reservations? Yes, 866.345.7275 or go here.
Cost: $16-$18 for sites with hookups, $12-$13 for sites without
Year-round? Yes.
Gate hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. during Standard Time, 7 a.m.-9 .m. during Daylight Savings Time.
Stuff to do nearby: Hiking, fishing, paddling, horseback riding, geochaching, playgrounds.