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Get a glimpse of Gastonia, NC by clicking on the arrows in the photo rotator, then take a deeper look by exploring the galleries below.

North Carolina Scenery

North Carolina Harley Davidson ride

Gaston Memorial Hospital

Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, NC, in Gaston County.

Lewis Brooks Airfield
Model airplanes in Gastonia, NC, in Gaston County.
Whitewater Center
The U.S. National Whitewater Center is home to USA Kayak and Canoe, the official governing body for competitive whitewater kayakers and canoers, and increasingly it's causing those athletes to relocate to the area. The $37 million facility is also an official U.S. Olympic Training Site and will host national and international championships and trials. It's home to the world's only recirculating, multichannel whitewater river.
McAdenville's Christmas Lights Display
McAdenville's Christmas lights display draws 600,000 people each year to the small town of 700. Nicknamed Christmas Town USA, McAdenville starts gearing up for the holiday season long before December. The event has been so spectacular that it has been featured on ABC's "Good Morning America, HGTV's 2000 Christmas special "Christmas Across America," Pat Robertson's "700 Club" and cable news network MSNBC.
Main Avenue in Downtown Gastonia
Schiele Museum of Natural History
Suzanne Simmons works as a 18th century back country specialist at the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, NC, in Gaston County. Simmons tends to the livestock, prepares meals, and harvests food from the garden to educate visitors on how early settlers lived.
Crowders Mountain State Park
People of all ages enjoy walking the many trails at Crowders Mountain State Park.
Gaston Arts Council
Abigail Cross is a dancer with the Gaston Dance Theatre, which is affiliate with the Gaston Arts Council.
Gaston County Courthouse
Gastonia recently renovated the 1911 Gaston County Courthouse, which now houses the James B. Garland Municipal
Catawba River
Catawba River is part of Mount Holly's efforts to purchase land/develop greenway system and develop a blueprint for green growth.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
The new orchid conservatory at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Gastonia, NC, in Gaston County.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Gastonia, NC

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Gastonia, NC

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