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*CANCELED* Three Parks, Two States, One Trail Hike

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Map of North Carolina – Crowders Mountain State Park


Contact the park
 

704-853-5375

crowders.mountain@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Sparrow Springs access
and visitor center

522 Park Office Lane
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

GPS: 35.2133, -81.2935
 

Linwood Road access

4611 Linwood Road
Gastonia, NC 28086

GPS: 35.2409, -81.2693

 

Boulders access

108 Van Dyke Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

GPS: 35.1711, -81.3627
 

Hours
 

  • The gates at Linwood Road and Boulders accesses close at the listed times below. Day-use visitors may use the Sparrow Springs access also during the listed times below.
     
  • December to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • November:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

  • The gates at Sparrow Springs close for campers at the listed times below.
     
  • December to February:
    7:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • November:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • There is a 1-mile hike to the campground from the parking lot. Please plan accordingly.
     
  • There is no gate entry before or after hours, including for campers, except in the case of a medical or law enforcement emergency.

 

  • Open daily:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

 

 

*CANCELED* Three Parks, Two States, One Trail Hike

This event has been canceled.

Join us for the annual Three Parks, Two States, One Trail Hike. We will start in Crowders Mountain State Park and hike the Pinnacle Trail to the Ridgeline Trail. Lunch will be provided at our Boulders Access Area by Friends of Crowders Mountain Inc. After lunch, the hike will continue on into Kings Mountain State Park and will end in Kings Mountain National Military Park in South Carolina. A shuttle will be provided by the Friends of Kings Mountain State Park. The hike is approximately 14 miles of moderate to strenuous hiking. No pets are permitted on this hike. To register for the hike please contact the Crowders Mountain State Park visitor center at 704-853-5375. 30 spaces are available.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Start Location: 
Shelter # 2 Parking Lot, Sparrow Springs Access Area

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
14 miles strenuous difficulty