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About NC Trail Days...

Paddling • Hiking • Mountain Biking • Trail • Running • Cycling • Exploring

Join us for the annual NC Trail Days, a multi-day festival celebrating the great outdoors, the NC Mountains to Sea Trail and our local trails with activities and adventures all weekend! The Festival will be held every first weekend in June in the small Trail Town of Elkin NC located in the western Foothills in the Yadkin Valley wine region of North Carolina.


Bring your bikes, boats, and boots and enjoy the weekend with trail lovers from all over on our many trails in and around Elkin. We'll have plenty of other things for you to do during the festival weekend...guided hikes, adventure film night, low-country boil and tons of free live music, a Trail Days Gathering, outdoor-oriented exhibitors and non-profits, kid's events, guest speakers, food trucks/beer garden on Main Street, mountain bike clinics, demos and rentals...see "Event Schedule" for more!


3 Great Trails, 2 State Parks and 1 Great Town!


Elkin is at the confluence of three great trails...the NC Mountains to Sea Trail, the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, and the Yadkin River Paddle Trail. Our small town is also located between two State Parks...Stone Mountain and Pilot Mountain. Tying it all together is the Yadkin River, which flows through the heart of our downtown. In addition, in our area, you'll find a Yadkin Valley/Surry Wine Trail, Elkin & Alleghany Rail TrailSurry Scenic Bikeway, first-class mountain bike trails, a birding trail, and the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway. Oh, and of course...the Surry Sonker trail and so much more!


NC Trail Days is Elkin's way of celebrating our beautiful Foothills region, our network of trails and our great community spirit. Welcome...all trails lead to Elkin!


Find out more about our Trail Town!

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