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Tour de Yadkin Paddling Events

June 11, 2014

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The Yadkin Riverkeeper, Dean Naujoks, and friends are paddling the length of the Yadkin in June. You are invited to join in for all or a portion of the Tour. Click on the link to learn itinerary and events happening along the river trail. “Nights in the Village” of Elkin is one of the most […]

See You on the E & A Rail Trail…NOW OPEN!

May 29, 2014

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EVTA and the Town of Elkin are happy to welcome you to take a walk or bike on a new segment of the E & A Rail Trail/Stone Mountain Trail, and invite you to linger awhile on our new pedestrian foot bridge across the Elkin Creek! Thanks to generous donations of time, money, labor and […]

Trails Boogie 2014 – June 5 and the Jewel Tones are back!

May 28, 2014

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The 2014 Trails Boogie Celebration will be held Thursday evening, June 5 at the Liberty in Downtown Elkin from 5:30 til 9pm. 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 […]

Volunteers Planting at Site of the New Bridge Over Elkin Creek

May 8, 2014

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EVTA is so happy to share that we will have the pedestrian bridge over the Elkin Creek near Elkin Municipal Park installed any day now! The bridge is on site and work is progressing. Thanks to Charles Fletcher who donated several blueberry bushes that were planted by volunteers near the bridge site. The area has […]

Don’t Miss the Vineyard Stomp 5k June 7…

May 7, 2014

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This 5k race benefits several local charities, including EVTA!

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 TDV  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 […]

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 […]