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Current status of park facilities   

All accesses and trails at Crowders Mountain State Park are open. Park hours are 8:00am to 8:00pm.

Rock climbing and bouldering for individuals and groups are open; self-registration for all individuals is required by park regulations.

All campsites, include group campsites, are open; making a reservation, 24 hours in advance, is highly recommended .

The visitor center is open from 9am-12pm and 1-5pm. The auditorium, classroom, and exhibit hall remain closed. A properly worn mask or face covering, covering both the nose and the mouth, is REQUIRED to enter the visitor center. Visitor Center capacity is limited to 4 people total, not counting park staff.

All restrooms are closed are closed periodically throughout the day for cleaning. If you arrive at a building and restrooms are closed, be patient, they will reopen in a few minutes.

Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. 

 Last updated on: Monday, March 8, 2021


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:
    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
     
  • 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
     

 

 

 

Facilities for rent

In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Check the reservations website for availability and prices. 

Auditorium/Classroom

The auditorium accommodates 70 people, and the classroom accommodates 35. Each has access to a restroom and drinking fountain. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information.