Kings Mountain Point Day Use Area

Area Status: Open

Kings Mountain Point day-use area is a perfect place for group outings. Situated on Kings Mountain Point -  peninsula jutting into Badin Lake - the area boasts four accessible fishing piers, paved parking for 50 cars, and an accessible paved trail that circles 34 picnic sites. Each picnic site has a grill and table. There is a picnic pavilion on the top of the hill.  There are flush toilets near the picnic pavilion and there are 3 other sets of vault toilets at this day use area.  The picnic pavilion can be reserved for parties and picnics. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Kings Mountain Point is open from 7 am to 9 pm. 7 days a week, year round.
Reservations: To make reservations, please call 877-444-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777 or International 518-885-3639 or go to the website  The fee is $50/day
Fees: There is no fee to use Kings Mountain Point Day Use Area. There is a $50 fee for the picnic pavilion.
Usage: Heavy

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Kings Mountain Point offers 4 accessible fishing piers. Also shore line fishing is allowed.
Fish Species Brim, Crappie, Large mouth Bass, Small mouth Bass, Catfish.
Fishing Mode Bank or boat
Fishing Platform Fishing Piers are available.
Cleaning Station None
Fishing Method Bait, Lure


Picnicking available.
Reservation Info None
Fire Information Grills available. Vault toilets available.
No. of Accessible sites 32

Group Picnicking

Offers group picnicking area under a sheltered area. (By Reservation Only.) Around the point there are 32 picnic tables available for public use. Gate closes at 10 p.m.
No. of Sites 1
Reservation Info Contact Uwharrie District Office at 910-576-6391.
Group Shelter Shelter available
Group Cooking Facilities Grills/ Water Available
Fire Information Fire Rings Not available
Hookups - Electric Hook ups available


Can swim around the point.
Clothing Requirements Swimsuits
Pool Size No pool