Category: Supporters

People who support the trails by membership on the Steering Committee or members of the EVTA mailing list.

Trails Boogie 2017

After a big push by the Reeves Theater Crew to be ready but lots of things out of their hands, we’re moving the Trails Boogie to the Liberty! Help us spread the word… Doors open at 6pm! Music starts at 7pm with the Luke…

NC’s Newest Waterfall

Sometimes EVTA’s trail projects are like a slow blooming flower. We get excited when the bud first appears and can’t wait until it blooms. So it is with the Carter Falls project. The bud hasn’t yet opened, but we can see the first hints…

Insane Terrain 5k 2017

Don’t forget to sign up for the Insane Terrain, a 5K race and EVTA fundraiser on Saturday, September 23rd before the Pumpkin Festival. Race participation gets you into the Big Elkin BrewFest later in the day! The EVTA 5th Annual Insane Terrain 5k starts…

MST in a Day

On September 9, 2017, people all across North Carolina will join together to hike legs along the entire length of the MST to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Howard N. Lee’s speech proposing what became the NC Mountains to Sea Trail. We will be…

Enjoy Some Great Trail Photography

Enjoy Before and After photos of the Elkin and Alleghany Rail Trail.  Photography by Keith Hall Photography of Elkin NC.

Upcoming Events

10/23 Save the Date: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 as we celebrate Halloween and our local trails at The Trails Boogie. More Details Coming Soon

Maintenance Volunteers

As we continue to grow our trails, we need to maintain them.   We need volunteers to: Spearhead a section for trimming/mowing/weeding. Walk a section quarterly, and as needed such as after a major storm. Report major issues for team help. Fix minor issues…

Keep Our Trails Litter Free

Our area trails are a great place to jog, walk, push a stroller, happen upon long-time friends and more. Invite your friends and pets on a leash to join you. We are happy to say that trash is infrequently seen along on the trail….

Farm to Feet Introduces the Elkin Valley Sock

Be sure to get your pair.  Look for long-time EVTA Board members Denise Lyon on the women’s packaging and Bill Blackley on the men’s.  Available at local outdoor stores, REI, Great Outdoor Provision Company and more. 100% American made. Thanks to Mt. Airy’s Farm…

Elkin Creek Mountain Bike Course

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…