King's Mountain Trail
Clover, South Carolina, United States
The King's Mountain area is said to be the turning tide of the Revolutionary War, when patriots inflicted the first decisive defeat upon the Red Coats that shifted the course of the war in the south. As such, the area is represented by a National Military Park as well as a State Park. We took the trail that connects the two.It doesn't have an official name, that I could see, but is...
Kings Mountain National Military Park, September 29, 2012
Blacksburg, South Carolina, United States
A fun, easy to moderate hike on a cool September morning.
King's Mtn Natl Military Park, Part 2
Antioch, South Carolina, United States
This map takes you from the top of Brown's Mountain to Battleground Road. This leg of the hike was more interesting; part of the route follows a stream and there are several footbridges. I only saw three other hikers. The view from the top was great. See part one for the first leg of the hike.
King's Mtn Natl Military Park, part 1
Dixon, North Carolina, United States
First posting here! The Hiking Hound and I did a two-fer, starting with the 1.5 mile paved trek on Battleground Trail. History buffs might enjoy the monuments and reading the signs telling the story of the Revolutionary War battle fought on the site. There were a lot of families on this loop trail, even in the dead of winter. A stone's throw from the Visitors Center is the trailhead for Brown's...