Kings Mountain Gateway Trail / Kings Mountain, NC

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The Details

This trail will link downtown Kings Mountain to Crowders Mountain and Kings Mountain State Parks, and Kings Mountain National Military Park and the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. It is a 10- foot wide trail, both paved and soft surface. It uses an existing bridge to cross I-85. The first phase is over five miles. Kings Mountain Gateway Trail, Inc. applied for and was awarded a 2008 PARTF Grant, Bikes Belong and Carolina Thread Trail Grants in 2010, and a Green Leaf Grant in 2011. Segments one and two opened November 2009 and segment three opened in 2012. They were dedicated as a segment of the Carolina Thread Trail in Cleveland County. Phase VI was constructed in 2015. Options for Phase V have been developed with the county and they are getting assistance from the National Park Service.

The project features:

  • 2 Bridges
  • 5 Miles of Trail
  • 5 Neighborhood Connections


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