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Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Lake parking and the Lake Trail will be closed...   

Construction will be done to replace the dock at the lake. Any questions call the park office at 704-853-5375.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Canoe rentals are permanently suspended   

Personal non-motorized boats may be launched in the lake. Call the park office for additional information: 704-853-5375. 

 Last updated on: Monday, September 24, 2018

Education

Rangers hold regularly scheduled educational and interpretive programs about Crowders Mountain State Park. Check the Events calendar for more information.

To arrange a special exploration of Crowders Mountain State Park for your group or class, contact the park office.

Educational materials about Crowders Mountain State Park have been developed for grades 5-7 and are correlated to North Carolina's competency-based curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts. The Crowders Mountain program introduces students to basic geologic concepts, including the rock cycle, rock and mineral identification, weathering and erosion, and resource use. Accompanying the program is a teacher's booklet and workshop, free of charge to educators.

Contact:

Crowders Mountain State Park

522 Park Office Lane
Kings MountainNC 28086
Phone704-853-5375
crowders.mountain@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.213316
Longitude: -81.293555

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Day Use Areas

Linwood Road Access, Boulders Access, Sparrow Springs Access (Picnic Areas and Shorts Lake), and all trails close at the closing time posted at all entrance gates.

November: 7am - 7pm
December-February: 7am - 6pm
March-April, October: 7am - 8pm
May-September: 7am - 9pm

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily

Campground

Campers may access the Campground Trail Parking located at the Sparrow Springs Access Area:

November: 7am - 8pm
December-February: 7am - 7pm
March-April, October: 7am - 9pm
May-September: 7am - 10pm

Please plan accordingly, there is a one-mile hike to the campground.