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Contact

704-853-5375
crowders.mountain@ncparks.gov

 

Addresses

Sparrow Springs access
and visitor center

522 Park Office Lane
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

GPS: 35.213316, -81.293555
 

Linwood Road access

4611 Linwood Road
Gastonia, NC 28086

GPS: 35.240917, -81.269312

 

Boulders access

108 Van Dyke Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

GPS: 35.171180, -81.362762

 

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.

 

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

First Day Hike

Start off the New Year on the right foot! Join us for a Ranger-lead hike from the Boulders Access Area of Crowders Mountain State Park to the CCC Bathhouse Trailhead of Kings Mountain State Park. This will be a moderate 5.6 mile hike. The recommended age is 10. Be sure to bring water,snacks, and wear appropriate footwear. Shuttle service will be provided.

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Start Location: 
Boulders Access Area

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Moderate

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 8:00am
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 1:00pm