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Kings Mountain National Military Park

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Address: 2625 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC 29702-7325
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If you wanna get in shape walking ,Well this is the place. a one mile Battle ground trail or take the three mile hike to the Campground. Giving you over six miles round... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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north carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you wanna get in shape walking ,Well this is the place. a one mile Battle ground trail or take the three mile hike to the Campground. Giving you over six miles round trip. Take plenty of water and snacks because there a store at the Campground ,But it's not always open.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful peaceful and tranquility all in one with some history on the side! Nice clean and very friendly place to be!

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Garner, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the beginning of the end for the British. For the first time, the rebellious colonists chased down the British who were fleeing them and when they caught them, destroyed them. It was a glorious victory that turned the tide for American freedom. King's Mountain was fought 10/7/1780 and Cowpens 1/17/1781. It is about 30 minutes by car from... More 

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Thank angsw72
Portland, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

After visiting Cowpens National Battlefield, we stopped at King's Mountain. They have a very nice interpretive center and the forested area is beautiful. There is a 1.5 mile trail loop that leads to the upper area of the mountain and two primary monuments (one to the area where colonial forces turned the tide of battle and one commemorating the battle... More 

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Thank Tiffany E
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have been here with guests who are not very mobile, and those who could walk all day. First, at the visitor center the 30 minute movie is very, very good. It's both informative and entertaining, and a new visitor to the Charlotte area learns that history in the area goes back to Revolutionary War times. There is a walk... More 

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Thank B0rn2Trav3l
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little 1.5 mile loop hike. Trail is fairly easy and on a paved path with plenty of benches to stop and rest if you need but bring your own water. Dogs are allowed, just must be on a leash. The trail head says to go counter clockwise but if you go clockwise you go downhill on the "big" hill... More 

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Evans, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

There is a nice walk around the battlefield with lots of interesting markers and monuments. There is a good film, artifacts and information in the Visitor's Center. This relatively unknown battle was very important during the Revolutionary War and I learned a lot about the war in the south during my visit.

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Thank jjkszk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I've been going there all my life. If you love history like I do, this is the place for you. I live 10 minutes from some of the bloodiest battles fought in the U.S. Love the living history farm too.

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Thank Jay H
Memphis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I have not been to a NPS site that I didn't love. This is no exception. There is just great history in this part of the country. We enjoyed the 1.5 mile walk around the battleground. The staff were great. I recommend taking the time to watch the movie. It's very informative.

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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My 3 boys and I went to this park to get a stamp in our book, but ended up staying and doing the tour at 2:15 which was free. Leah was our tour guide and she was very knowledgeable and friendly. We all learned a lot about the battle that took place there and it taught my boys about respecting... More 

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