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.