Category: Supporters

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

Trails Update

Statewide there is only one place where 3 major trails come together….Elkin! The Mountains to Sea trail and the Yadkin river trail are both state sanctioned. The Over Mountain Victory Trail is a federally sanctioned trail. Elkin Valley Trails Association, through all volunteer efforts…

Trail Work Continues

Recent trail work includes trail maintenance jobs such as repairing signs.  But there’s new activity going on this summer too. We’ve had lots of new trailblazing activity including the mountain bike course.  Bridges at Grassy Creek Winery and the new 180-foot bridge in Elkin…

Snowy Trails

Updated with round two of 2015 snow days.

EVTA on UNC-TV

Who says there’s nothing good on television anymore? Elkin was featured on the February 5th, 2015 episode of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, with special emphasis on the EVTA’s work and vision. Watch as Dr. Bill Blackley shares that vision.

2014 EVTA Recap

6,574 hours. That’s just shy of 274 days. According to Bill Blackley, the EVTA Governing Group Chairperson, those are the hours the organization dedicated to various projects in 2014. It’s quite a list: Work projects: • Three Boy Scout Eagle projects • Six benches…

Watch the E&A Rail Trail Footbridge Installation

Check out this short video of the first bridge over the Elkin Creek being installed on the E & A Rail Trail/Stone Mountain Trail. Thank, David Ray for capturing the event! Next bridge on the trail being will be installed Summer of 2015!

Get Email: Stay Informed

EVTA sends occasional email updates to let you know about trail workdays, fundraisers, progress reports and good news about Elkin Valley trails. Subscribe (or manage your subscription) to the Newsletter Archive of Past Newsletters We use Constant Contact email system…we do not share our email list,…

Volunteer: Writers (and Photographers)

Is journalism your thing? Writing, photographing or both? We are trying to build a small team of writers and photographers to help us keep everyone informed about upcoming, and past, events. Our first requirement is passion. If you have that, you are hired! Comfort…

Join Us for the Official Ribbon Cutting for New E&A Rail Trail Bridge – Oct 18

When: Saturday, October 18 2014 The ribbon cutting will be immediately after the Insane Terrain 5k awards ceremony – approximately 10:15 a.m. Where: Elkin Municipal Park, Hwy 268 Join us for Insane Terrain and then stay and celebrate this milestone on the greater Stone…

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