ENJOY A WALK IN THE WOODS AT THE KINGS MOUNTAIN GATEWAY TRAIL!  GET HEALTHY IN MANY WAYS!  HAPPY 2017 FROM the Gateway Trail Committee

TRAIL SPONSORS FOR 2017

Thanks to the City of Kings Mountain, Firestone Fibers & Textiles Co., LLC & Plastic Products, Inc. for being our Sponsors for the Earth Day Event at the trail on April 22, 2017!!!!!
 
 PRESENTING SPONSORS 2017
Duke Energy Corp.
 Kings Mountain Tourism Development Authority

 
PINNACLE SPONSORS 2017
C&C Scrap Iron & Metal
Celanese
City of Kings Mountain
Cleveland County
Firestone Fibers & Textiles Company
Neisler Brothers, Inc.
Southern Power Company
Vicki & Earl Strine
 
TRAILBLAZER SPONSORS 2017
Anne Elam
Dr. & Mrs. Paul Hendricks

Second Chances Counseling
Marylou & James Ware
Gene & Dru White

COUGAR SPONSORS 2017
Bank of the Ozarks
Edy & Eric Bergstrom
Eagles Gate, LLC
Edward Jones-Jack Buchanan & Doug Satterfield
Lynn & Jerry Eskridge
Rita & Ronnie Franks
Evelyn & Larry Hamrick, Sr.
Reba & Ragan Harper
Libby Hawkins
Kings Mountain Family YMCA
The McRae Company LLC
Patricia & Allan Propst
Warlick & Hamrick Insurance
 
RED FOX SPONSORS 2017
Mary Adams
Betty Blalock
Bridges Hardware
Burch Electric, Inc.
Complete Chiropractic
Hounds Campground
Cheri & Gregg Johnson
Jane & Jerry King
Mary Neisler
Dr. & Mrs. Brett Niblack
 

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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Events for 2017 - Monday, January 23, 2017

Watch for flowers coming up in the new Monarch Butterfly Garden planted in October 2016. Our corporate sponsor for the new garden in Duke Energy Corporation. Many volunteers from the Gateway Trail and Duke Energy led by Dennis Patterson planted the 5,000 square foot garden on top of the Plateau.
Kings Mountain is part of the Monarch Butterfly Highway. We are hoping to attract pollinators of all kinds to the garden especially the Monarch Butterfly!


February 3, 2017, 6 to 9 p.m. Astronomy Event
On top of the Plateau at the Gateway Trail, a Galaxy Quest, an Astronomy Event! Look at the stars and planets through high powered telescopes presented by the Astronomical Society of Cleveland County. You should be able to see Venus, Mars, constellations, the crescent moon rising and more. This is a family event. Contact Judy Ford at [email protected] for more information.

March 11, 2017, Gateway Trail 5K/10Mile & Fun Run 8th Annual Run event, 9 to 12 noon. To sign up for the event go to racesonline.com. For more information call Shirley Brutko at 704 739-9663. Applications will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce office in Kings Mountain and at the Kings Mountain Family YMCA. Trophies will be given in all categories and medals for all Fun Run participants. Refreshments will be served! This a great family event at the trail!

April 22, 2017, 2nd Annual EARTH DAY event at the trail, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors, music, food, crafts, etc., a family event. for information contact [email protected] Earth Day Sponsors are City of Kings Mountain, Firestone Fibers & Textiles Co., LLC and Plastic Products, Inc.

May 6, 2017, 3rd Annual Trail Photo Competition & Exhibit 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. April 29 & 30.

June 2017: Story Walk presented by the Mauney Memorial Library

October Ghost Tour: Possible dates are Oct. 20 & 21. This is a scary Revolutionary event presented by Caleb Sigmon, Director of the Liberty Mountain Drama. Ghost Tour, food, music, dancing, hayride, etc. Contact Christy Conner at [email protected] Reservation will need to be made on line for this event.

June 3 is National Trails Day!!!!!




 

 

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