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Town of Elkin, North Carolina

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, off Milepost 229, is a town that truly has much to offer: Elkin, North Carolina. Elkin is home to three major trails that converge on its Historic Downtown (the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, and the Yadkin River Paddle Trail). The rolling hills of Elkin provide ample opportunities to enjoy countless outdoor activities.

Town of Elkin, Paddling the Yadkin

Walking, hiking and biking trails weave through the town alongside paddling routes on the Yadkin River. The hardest decision is deciding which to do first! Along with scenic beauty, this trail town is centered in the heart of Yadkin Valley wine country. Over 20 wineries and craft breweries scattered in and around Elkin are just waiting to be explored. Also at the ready, are countless restaurants and retailers ranging from modern wear to outdoor performance apparel, as well as unique antiques.

Town of Elkin, Carter Falls Photo by Sam Dean

That harvest, wine and outdoor ambiance is complimented with an array of live music options – focused on the renovated Reeves Theater, but with artists performing at most vineyards on the weekends too.  The next time you crave an adventure not too far away, this home-town community will kindly welcome you to explore Elkin.

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226 North Bridge St
Elkin, NC 28621
Exit at Milepost 229
, North Carolina
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
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