Kings Mountain State Park
1277 Park RD | Blacksburg, SC 29702 | Phone: 803-222-3209 | Fax: 803-222-6948

Things To Do


  • Fishing Information : Enjoy fishing for bass, bream, crappie and catfish from a rental jon boat in the park’s 65-acre Lake York. Bank fishing is allowed on 13-acre Lake Crawford. A South Carolina fishing license is required.


  • Boating and Boat Access : Personal kayaks, canoes and non-motorized john boats may be launched at Lake Crawford and Lake York for a $5/day charge. Watercraft must be carried to the shore from the parking area. Visitors may obtain a permit at the Trading Post or park office.

  • Fishing Boat Rentals : Non-motorized fishing boats rent for $20/day.

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals : Seasonal rental pedal boats and canoes are offered at the 13-acre Lake Crawford. Check with the park for availability.


  • Playground Equipment : Yes
  • Park Store/Gift Shop : The park store offers limited grocery items and souvenirs. It is open on weekends from March-Nov.

  • Picnic Shelters : Yes
  • Playground : A playground is located near Shelter 2.

  • Swimming : Swimming is not permitted in the park lakes.

  • Geocaching : Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Biking : Yes
  • Other Facilities and Activities : The park has a volleyball court, basketball court and ping pong table available for visitor use.


  • Equestrian Camping : The equestrian camping area includes 15 equestrain campsites which rent for $12/site/night. Central water is available and privy toilets are nearby.

    To make equestrian camping reservations, you must call the park directly at 803-222-3209.

  • Equestrian Trails : The park’s 15 miles of equestrian trails connect to the national park’s equestrian trails.


  • Hiking Trails : The park has several hiking trails. The 16-mile Kings Mountain Hiking Trail, the 1.5-mile Farm Trail and the 1.8-mile Ridgeline Trail. The Ridgeline Trail provides a unique trail experience connecting three parks and two states. The trail connects Kings Mountain State Park, Kings Mountain National Military Park and Crowder's Mountain State Park in North Carolina.

  • Walking/Nature Trails : The .7-mile Nature Trail at the park provides a leisurely walk.

  • Biking Trails : There is no bike trail at the park. Visitors may ride bikes on paved roads.