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Nocturnal vs Diurnal

Aerial view of Crowders Mountain State Park

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Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00am

Nocturnal vs Diurnal

A presentation describing the difference between nocturnal and diurnal animals and the adaptations that they utilize to thrive in their unique ecosystems. An interactive game using this new knowledge will follow. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing to be outside. Age range 8 +

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Start Location: 
522 Park Office Lane, Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Crowders Mountain State Park

522 Park Office Lane
Kings MountainNC 28086
Latitude: 35.213316
Longitude: -81.293555

Map of North Carolina

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


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.