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Kings Mountain Gateway Trail sidewalk connector to Downtown Kings Mountain

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Beat the Heat

Wear lightweight, breathable clothes and consider exercising in the morning or evening, when it is cooler. Drink plenty of water before, during, and after activity.


Parking Address: 807 South Battleground Avenue in Kings Mountain, NC 28086. MAP.

Patriot Park: 400-420 S Railroad Ave, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 MAP

Trailhead Location: MAP


The sidewalk connects the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail to all of the activities in downtown Kings Mountain. Patriot Park is at the corner of Battleground Avenue and Gold Street. The newly upgraded park has an amphitheater with hillside and swing seating. There is a splash area, water fall and stream through the middle of the park. The trail continues past the historic theater, the Joy Performance Center also known as the Kings Mountain Little Theater to Beason Vreek. The Carolina Thread Trail connects visitors and community members to all that Kings Mountain has to offer.

Trail Manager

Visit the City of Kings Mountain online for more information or contact:

City of Kings Mountain
101 W Gold Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Phone: 704-734-0333


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This is a sidewalk connection that follows S. Battleground Avenue toward Mountain Street and connects Kings Mountain Gateway Trail to downtown Kings Mountain.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Kings Mountain (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length2.1 miles, One Way
Surface Sidewalk
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantYes
Number of parking spaces25
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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Pace Yourself

Plan to exercise for short time or distance, at a comfortable pace. As you become more active, you can gradually increase your output and notice your endurance as it improves.

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