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Please Attend Public Meeting to Discuss NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail in Stokes County

March 29, 2014

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Hello, On Thursday April 10, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, a public meeting will be held to discuss the future of the Sauratown and Mountain-to-Sea Trails in Stokes County. This is part of the planning process for the boarder Stokes County 2035 Comprehensive Plan. I hope you will join us at this meeting to […]

Tour de Vino – May 17 – Cycling Event Benefits Area Trails

March 7, 2014

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2014 Tour de Vino Registration and Information: 2014 TDVĀ  With four great and sometimes challenging rides, there is something for everyone. The rides are a 31, 50, 71 or 100 mile scenic ride into parts of Surry, Wilkes, Yadkin and even a touch of Alleghany counties of North Carolina. The ride gets its name for […]

Trails Boogie 2014 – June 5 and the Jeweltones are back!

March 7, 2014

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The 2014 Trails Boogie Celebration will be held Thursday evening, June 5 at the Liberty in Downtown Elkin. Celebrate our local trails with Elkin Valley Trails Association at their annual fundraiser with Dennis Gruenling and Doug Demming with the Jeweltones. These awesome, award-winning musicians are back for the fourth year and have become a part […]

Paddle on the Yadkin to Elkin Valley Fiddlers by the River – May 10

March 7, 2014

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Yadkin Riverkeeper Paddle to Elkin Valley Fiddlers by the River event – May 10 – 11, 2014. Meet at Crater Park in Elkin at 9 AM Sat., May 10, shuttle to Ronda. Paddle begins at 10 AM and will last about 3 hours, followed by camping at Crater Park. Following the paddle, we will join […]

Be a Part of Developing the Trail Masterplan to Link Stone Mtn to Pilot Mountain

March 2, 2014

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The Elkin Valley Trails Assn. has been designated as the Task Force for building the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) in this area. We’re developing a “Masterplan” for the MST from Stone Mountain State Park through Elkin/Jonesville to Pilot Mountain State Park in coordination with a Regional Health Department grant, Destination by Design and the State […]

JOIN THE CONVERSATION – CYCLE ELKIN ON FACEBOOK

December 12, 2013

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Please join in an EVTA conversation and efforts to create an in-town cycling network of trails as well as single-track mountain biking loops… https://www.facebook.com/cycle.elkin

The Bridge Has Arrived! Construction Underway

December 12, 2013

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EVTA is happy to announce that, in partnership with the Town of Elkin, we have awarded the contract for the installation of our first pedestrian footbridge across the Elkin Creek on the E & A Rail Trail. The bridge has been built and delivered and plans are to begin construction on the bridge approaches this […]

E & A RAIL TRAIL TO OPEN THIS SPRING IN ELKIN

December 11, 2013

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We’ll be planning an awfully big celebration this Spring to open the in-town E & A Rail Trail. Stay tuned!

WELLS KNOB SECTION OF STONE MTN TRAIL – OPENING THIS SPRING!

December 11, 2013

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Stay tuned for the opening of a premier segment of the Stone Mountain Trail in Wilkes County. A lot of volunteer work has been happening on Wells Knob over the last year and we’re getting close to finishing this section. We’ll be opening segments of the 18-mile Stone Mountain Trail as we are able. Join […]

Leaf Color Trail Work Day – Saturday, October 26

October 17, 2013

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I’ve planned a wonderful day in the woods of Wells Knob for all EVTA volunteers! There is a middle section of the Wells Knob trail project that needs some light raking to get the duff and some plants off the foot bed. It is already on an old woods road, so the base is solid. […]