ENJOY A WALK IN THE WOODS AT THE KINGS MOUNTAIN GATEWAY TRAIL!  GET HEALTHY IN MANY WAYS!  HAPPY 2019.  This is the 10th Anniversary of the trail, 2009 to 2019 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
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 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 2019 - Tuesday, January 8, 2019

March 9, 2019 is the 10th Annual 5K/10Mile Run and Fun Run

Runner applications need to apply to racesonline.com or be filled out and mailed to KMGT, P. O. Box 859, Kings Mountain, N. C. 28086 and received by Feb. 25, 2019 to be guaranteed a run shirt.

at the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail, 807 South Battleground Avenue, Kings Mountain 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Applications are available at racesonline.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!!!!!!  Sign up today!

MARCH 21, 2019 BIKE RIDE sponsored by The Carolina Thread Trail.  There will be a group evening BIKE RIDE on the trail March 21st, 5:30 to 7 p.m. & you must be 15 years old or older and need to apply on line to https://catawbalands.org/how-you-can-help/events/

April 12, 2019 A Galaxy Quest astronomical event at the trail, see below.

APRIL 13, 2019 4th ANNUAL EARTH DAY EVENT 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 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 1, 2019:  HAPPY TRAILS & DOGGIE TAILS

National Trails Day-Saturday, June 1, 2019,9 a.m.-12 noon.  Dog Walk, Dog Sing Along, Pet Adoption, Pet Supply, Vendors, Music, Food, Dog Show & More! For more information: http://www.kmgatewaytrails,org/ Sponsored by the Kings Mountain Gateway Trails & the Cleveland County Animal Control Services....BRING YOUR DOGGIE AND COME!!!  FUN FOR ALL!  For more information call Doug Satterfield at 704 477-0665 or email [email protected]


 Astronomy Event April 12, 2019
The Cleveland County astronomical society is sponsoring the "Galaxy Quest" and will have telescopes set up in the Gateway Trail parking lot for solar & moon viewing at 6:30 p.m.  If weather permits telescopes will be moved to the Plateau for night viewing.  Viewing is a drop by & a family event.  Contact Judy Ford at [email protected] for more information.

5th Annual Trail Photo Competition & Exhibit.  This event will be held at the Kings Mountain Art Center (Old Train Depot) Date to be announced. Cash prizes for winners!!!!  Reception at the Kings Mountain Art Center. For an application contact the Southern Arts Society at [email protected] or call 704 739-5585. Photos must be taken at the Gateway Trail in the past 2 years. Photos need to be delivered to the art center on Battleground Ave.  Photos must be 8" x 10" or larger and should be matted and backed.

June & July 2019: Story Walk presented by the Mauney Memorial Library

June 1, 2019 is National Trails Day!!!!!  Go walk at the Gateway Trail and celebrate! 






 

 

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