The 40th Anniversary of the MST will be celebrated in Elkin on March 24, 25, and 26, 2017. Festivities begin on Friday, March 24 and include a Hiking Boot Gala, the Annual Meeting and trail and town excursions. Read more and register here.
|Elkin Creek Mountain Bike Course is now open! Access is from the E&A Rail Trail/MST (the main trail running north of Elkin Municipal Park). Please be courteous…all users yield to mountain bikers! Please follow usage instructions on the trail. We’ll announce a Grand Opening Celebration soon! Until then, here’s a sneak peek.
The Elkin Creek Mountain Bike Trail is typically closed after rains and while the trail is muddy and wet.
Sunday October 2, EVTA celebrated the official opening of our new 178-foot bridge. We were blessed by a beautiful fall day with lots of dignitaries, trail workers, and guests. This bridge was a labor of love and hard work. Our Facebook page has the details and many more photos of the event. Come and enjoy. See you on the trail.
Carter Falls is located on 50 acres of private land near Elkin. EVTA is working to make this special place into a park. See the full story.
Thanks to the hard work of some EVTA members, we now have a birding map for to show the hot spots on our in-town trail. Whether you’re an ornithologist or a recreational bird watcher, it’s time to grab the binoculars and go. Check the Trails/Maps tab above to view the map .
In case you missed it, here is a December 16th UNC-TV segment about the Mountains To Sea Trail and how the Elkin Valley Trails Association fits into the larger plan.