Themed Hikes for 2024
Visit 4 of the 7 major waterfalls along the MST (over 30 feet high). Includes Widows Creek Falls, Stone Mountain Falls, Middle Falls, Lower Falls and Carter Falls.
Total hike approximately 5 miles, 4 hours. Easy/moderate.
Meet @ Widows Creek Falls parking area.
Learn about the Japanese custom of Shinrin-Yoku along the forest bathing trail. Visit the mural viewing area at the Klondike Lake dam.
Total hike approximately 2 miles, 2 hours. Easy.
Meet at the Grassy Creek Vineyard tasting room
Visit some of the stills of Stone Mountain and learn about the cat and mouse game between revenuers and the moonshiners.
Much of this hike is off trail. 2 miles, 2 hours. Moderate/Difficult.
Meet at Garden Creek Church parking area in Stone Mountain State Park.
Yoga on the Mountain
Join in on a group yoga outing on the face of Wolf Rock in Stone Mountain State Park.
Approximately 2 miles, 2 hours Easy.
Meets at Lower Stone Mountain Trailhead Parking Lot .
Hear from our local naturalist expert and get to know some of the trees, flora and fauna of our area. An excellent choice for wildflower fanatics and bird enthusiasts.
2-3 miles, 2 hours, Easy.
Friday: Meets at Isaac's Trailhead (Mountains to Sea Trail)
Saturday: Meets at Wells Knob Trailhead
NEW for '24: MST Segment 6 Thru-Hike
If you are looking to 'section hike' the NC Mountains to Sea Trail, here is your chance to complete most or all of section 6.
Starting on Thursday: Stone Mountain Country Store to Wells Knob for overnight camping
(9.3 miles, Moderate/Difficult)
Friday: trek to Elkin and enjoy evening festivities in downtown and camp at Crater Park
(13.5 miles, Moderate/Difficult)
Saturday: open for Trail Days activities, vendors and entertainment
Sunday: rest the legs and float the Yadkin River from Elkin to Pilot Mountain
(alternative hike from Elkin to Rockford on Saturday (17.2 miles), then
Rockford to Pilot Mountain Sunday (15miles)
Approximately 31 miles hiking AND 20 miles paddling. 4 DAYS. Long hikes with some 'road walk'. Paddling will take a minimum of 8 hours to complete. Some meals and shuttles available.