Kings Mountain Is An Otherworldly Destination On The South Carolina Border

For those who love to wander in wonder, a visit to Kings Mountain in Blacksburg, South Carolina, is a must. This otherworldly destination is the site of an ancient volcanic arc and there are two parks from which to explore the bumpy terrain of the ancient chain of volcanoes that swipes through this part of the Palmetto State.

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Did you know about the volcanic arc near Blacksburg and have you ever explored these two wonderful parks on the South Carolina/North Carolina border? Let us know in the comments!

Kings Mountain National Military Park is currently open on a limited basis due to the pandemic. Please see this link for park hours. Admission is always free. Kings Mountain State Park is open at 8 a.m. daily. It closes at 6 p.m. during winter hours and at 9 p.m. during daylight savings time. Admission is: $3 for 16 and over; $1.50 for seniors, $1 for kids age 6-15, kids under 6 are free. Learn more from the official South Carolina State Parks website.

For more places to go and things to see in South Carolina, read: Here’s The Ultimate Bucket List For South Carolinians Who Are Obsessed With Nature!

Address: 1277 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA
Address: 2625 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA