ENJOY A WALK IN THE WOODS AT THE KINGS MOUNTAIN GATEWAY TRAIL!  GET HEALTHY IN MANY WAYS!  HAPPY 2020.  This is the 11th Anniversary of the trail, 2009 to 2020 THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!

TRAIL SPONSORS FOR 2019

 
 PRESENTING SPONSORS 2019
Carolina Thread Trail
The City of Kings Mountain
Cleveland County
Shirley & Mal Brutko
 
PINNACLE SPONSORS 2019
Kings Mountain Tourism Development Authority
Neisler Brothers, Inc.
NTE Carolinas, LLC
 
EAGLE SPONSORS 2019
Albemarle Lithium
C & C Scrap Iron & Metal, Inc.
Celanese
Duke Energy
Martin Marietta Aggregates
Southern Power Company
Vicki & Earl Strine
 
TRAILBLAZER SPONSORS 2019
Commercial Vehicle Group
Phil & Sandie Dee
Anne Elam & Rubis
Dr. & Mrs. Jerry Eskridge
Dr. & Mrs. Paul Hendricks
Plastic Products, Inc.
Premier Federal Credit Union
Southeastern Container Corp.
Jim & Marylou Ware
Wild Birds Unlimited
 
COUGAR SPONSORS 2019
Bank of the Ozarks
Bridges Hardware
Brinkley Financial Group
Edward Jones *Doug Satterfield & Jack Buchanan
Ronnie & Rita Franks
Ragan & Reba Harper
Libby Hawkins
Evelyn & Larry hamrick, Sr.
Kings Mountain Family YMCA
Harris Funeral Home
The McRae Company, LLC
Mary Neisler
Dr. & Mrs. Brett Niblack
Warlick & Hamrick Insurance
Gene & Dru White

RED FOX SPONSORS 2019

Mary Adams
Tom & Betty Blalock 
Burch Electric, Inc.
Complete Chiropractic
 
 
 







Mission Statement

“Our mission is to improve the quality of life, health and well-being of the citizens of the City of Kings Mountain, the county, & the region through the collaborative efforts of local, state and federal agencies as well as local business and industry, by providing natural resource based recreational opportunities.”

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Announcements

Events for 2020 posted January 2019 - Thursday, July 11, 2019

March 14, 2020 is the 11th Annual 5K/10Mile Run and Fun Run

Runner applications need to apply to runsignup.com or be filled out and mailed to KMGT, P. O. Box 859, Kings Mountain, N. C. 28086 and received by Feb. 25, 2020 to be guaranteed a run shirt, shirt must be requested.

The run will take place at the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail, 807 South Battleground Avenue, Kings Mountain 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Applications will be available at runsignup.com or contact Shirley at 704 739-9663 or [email protected] and ask for an application to be sent to you.  Applications will also be available at the Kings Mountain Family YMCA, Dover YMCA, Kings Mountain City Hall, Kings Mountain Art Center (Old Train Depot), and at the Trailhead on Battleground Ave. in Kings Mountain.  This is a family event with awards given in all categories including overall and masters.  Fun Run participants will receive a medal.  Refreshments will be served and fun will be had by all!!!!!! 

5th ANNUAL EARTH DAY EVENT, April 25, 2020, at the trail, 807 South Battleground Ave., Kings Mountain, N. C.  The event starts at 11 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m.  Parking is available on both sides of Battleground Ave.  There will be an additional doggie event, crafts, vendors of all kinds, music, & food, a wonderful family event sponsored by the city of Kings Mountain and the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail.  Contact [email protected] for more information. 

June 6, 2020:  NATIONAL TRAILS DAY, get out and enjoy a walk in the woods on the Gateway Trail!  Check out the Butterfly pollinator garden on top of the Plateau!  It's gorgeous thanks in part to Duke Energy and Albemarle Lithium.

7TH ANNUAL TRAIL PHOTO COMPETITION & NATURE RECONSIDERED COMPETITION OCTOBER 2 TO NOVEMBER 6, 2020
This event will be held at the Kings Mountain Art Center (Old Train Depot)  Cash prizes for winners!!!!  Reception at the Kings Mountain Art Center on October 10, 6 to 8 p.m. For an application contact the Southern Arts Society at [email protected] or call 704 739-5585. Paintings, drawings, and photos for the Nature competition need to be produced in the past 2 years, & photos for the Gateway Trail Photo Competition must be taken at the Gateway Trail in the past 2 years. Photos need to be delivered to the art center on Battleground Ave. on Sat. Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 27, 1-4 p.m.  Photos must be 8" x 10" or larger and should be matted and backed.  For details or an entry form for either or both of these competitions call the art center at 704 739-5585 or email [email protected] or contact Shirley at 704 739-9663 or [email protected]

June & July 2020: Story Walk presented by the Mauney Memorial Library
 






 

 

2020 Dates - Sunday, January 27, 2019

The Kings Mountain Gateway Trail has changed to runsignup.com to sign up for the annual 5K 10Mile & Fun Run that will happen March 14, 2020...please check runsignup.com to sign up for the event!  Tell all your friends as well...

 

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