Tour de Yadkin with the Yadkin Riverkeeper – Elkin Events June 8 & 9

Tour de Yadkin . . Ronda to Elkin Section and Elkin Events (June 8 and 9, 2012):

On Friday paddle with the Yadkin Riverkeeper and a flotilla of kayaks, canoes, boats and rafts from Ronda to Elkin and join us for supper in one of four restaurants in the village, followed by optional campout at Crater Park in Elkin.  On Saturday paddle from Elkin to the Mitchell River take out near the Carolina Heritage Winery blue- grass music concert and picnic.


Friday June 8th, put in at Ronda at 1 PM and paddle to Elkin, followed by paddler’s yoga, dinner in the village (choice of 21 & Main, Harry’s Place, Fiddles Pub and Heaven’s Scent) and optional overnight camping. Everyone invited to participate any or all events.

Saturday June 9th . . . Breakfast at Heaven’s Scent near Crater Park Camp Site followed by 9 AM Eagle Scout canoe rack dedication plus a short hike on the Elkin & Alleghany Rail-Trail section of the Mountains to Sea Trail on the Elkin Creek led by Yadkin Riverkeeper, Dean Naujoks. The Saturday paddle will start at 11 AM and go to the Mitchell River take out for blue grass music, picnic and wine tasting.

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