Admission: $2 for adults.
Hours of Operation:
Kings Mountain Military Park is open 9:00 – 5:00 daily.
Kings Mountain State Park is open in winter from 8:00 – 6:00, and from 8:00 – 9:00 in summer.
Kings Mountain National Military Park and Kings Mountain State Park combine to make up Kings Mountain. This covers almost 11,000 acres and 30 trail miles. While the elevation reaches over 1,000 feet, the scenic views are not superb. The best birding is done in this area in April/May and September/October.
Battlefield Trail, a 1.5 mile paved loop is at its best during fall migration.
Barred Owl, Red-headed Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, White-breasted Nuthatch, Chipping Sparrow.
Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Red-eyed Vireo, Wood Thrush, Kentucky Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Ovenbird, Summer Tanager, Scarlet Tanager, Purple Finch.
Brown Creeper, Fox Sparrow, Purple Finch.