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Please do not depend completely on GPS or online map routing when coming to Kings Mountain State Park.  Directions are written out below for your convenience.

From I-85 Southbound (coming from Charlotte): Take exit 8, turn left onto Hwy 161, go across NC/SC state line and park entrance will be on the right.  Once you turn into the park, the campground/day-use area entrance will be on your right, just before the park office.

From I-85 Northbound (coming from Spartanburg): Take NC exit 2, onto Hwy 216/Park Road/705/Battleground Rd. Turn right and travel approximately five miles through the National Park and the park office will be on the right.  As your pass the park office, the campground/day-use area will be on your left.

From I-77:Take exit for Hwy 5 toward Rock Hill. Follow Hwy 5 through Rock Hill to York. In York, turn N onto Hwy 321, then bear left onto Hwy 161, entrance will be on the left.  Once you turn into the park, the campground/day-use area entrance will be on your right, just before the park office.

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8 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily (extended to 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time)


11 a.m. - noon & 4 - 5 p.m. M-F

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$2/adult; $1.25 SC Seniors; age 15 & younger free

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Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife. Pets are not allowed in or around cabins, cabin areas or other lodging facilities.

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1 of 16 SC State Parks built by the Civilian Conservation Corps

115 standard campsites for RVs or tent camping

10 tent sites for tent camping only

15 equestrian campsites

30 miles of equestrian trails

20+ plus miles of hiking trails

1 Ridgeline Trail that connects 3 parks and 2 states

2 park lakes - Lake Crawford and Lake York - for fishing and paddling

5 picnic shelters available for rent for group gatherings

6885 acres for you to enjoy

Kings Mountain State Park


Programs & Events

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