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Take the Shuttle, 2539 W. Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28052

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Take the Shuttle, 2539 W. Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28052

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:11am
Crowder's Mountain State Park

Guaranteed day out at Crowders Mountain State Park


A new shuttle is planned to reduce traffic congestion and overflowing parking lots at Crowders Mountain State Park. The shuttle bus system is a partnership between the park, city, NC State Park system, and the Federal Transit Administration. The hope is to allow more people to enjoy the park without the hassle of hunting for, and possibly not finding, a parking space.


The first bus of the day will leave the parking lot of the Dixie Village Shopping Center on West Franklin Blvd. and arrive opposite the park’s Linwood Road access about 10 minutes later. After dropping visitors there, the bus will proceed to the park’s visitor’s center and picnic areas off Sparrow Springs Road, arriving there in about 20 minutes. This will continue each hour throughout the day.

Weekends and holidays
Shuttle service from Dixie Village Shopping Center to Crowders Mountain State Park’s Linwood Access and both Access Points at Sparrow Springs
Every hour from 9 a.m. to 4p.m. (last shuttle leaves welcome center at 4:00 p.m.)  See schedule here
 $1.25 one-way, $2.50 round trip.  Cash Only.  No Pets.



Aerial view of Crowders Mountain State Park

Crowders Mountain State Park

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

Park Hours:

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

Day use areas (Linwood Road Access and Boulders Access) and all trails close at the closing time posted at all entrance gates.

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily