Rankin Lake Park, Gastonia

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  • Excellent grounds to play an entire round of disc golf. Catch up on some fishing with the stocked pond.  more »
  • This park has disc golf and a lake for kayaking, canoeing, fishing, lots of shelters for having cookouts or events.  more »
  • The city of Gastonia spent a lot of money on this park. It has a very nice wide paved walking trail around an 85 acre Lake, it has several very nice picnic shelters, a corn hole court and an 18-hole d...  more »
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  • I love this place. Wonderful area to walk. Like 1.6 miles around the beautiful lake. If you are lucky you will even see the eagles. I saw one today, but once before when I was here one swooped right down in front of me and grabbed a fish out of the lake. I was amazed. Lucky eagle, lucky me, not so much for the fish. Could do without the shooting range next door, but absolutely beautiful place to hang out and get a great walk or just sit and take in the signs of nature. There are a few benches around the lake as well. Big picnic pavilion you can reserve and smaller ones that you can picnic at. Also they have disc golf, a horse shoe throwing area, pedal boat rentals, and a selection of areas to fish at. Go, enjoy, be in touch with nature.
  • This is a beautiful park located just north of I85. It's kind of split into two parts, the lake and the park area. I love taking my dog to walk the lake or to come for a nice round of disc golf. One of my favorite disc golf courses, this features a good mix of long open shots and tight wooded runs.
  • Can't wait to have my baby shower here! I love the lake!
  • Great place to visit and be in contact with nature. Perfect for all ages.
  • Besides the constant sound of gunshots from the nearby shooting range this is a beautiful and peaceful lake to walk around.
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