Category: Supporters

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

Share Your Memories of the E&A Railroad and Elkin History

Do you have photos and/or Remembrances of the Elkin & Alleghany Railroad? As many citizens know, the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) is working to build a trail on part of the decommissioned Elkin & Alleghany Railroad bed that ran from downtown Elkin to…

Next Trail Workday: March 10 – Join Us!

Please join us for two trail workdays and help make Elkin trails happen! Saturday, March 10, 2012:  E & A Rail Trail; Meet at Elkin Municipal Park parking lot on the right-hand side of the Recreation Center at 8:45.  We will leave promptly at…

What’s all this talk about a trail from Elkin to Stone Mountain?

Early hikers at the Carter Falls, abt. 1910

The answer is simultaneously simple and complex. It all started with a group that formed in 2011 and called themselves ‘Vibrant Elkin.’  They are focused on improving area economics. The group agreed on a mission founded on the principle of increasing quality jobs and…

E&A Rail Trail Project Makes the Chicago Tribune!

EVTA Steering Committee members take a news crew on a hike up the proposed E&A Rail Trail in Elkin… Chicago Tribune – E&A Rail Trail Video

EVTA and the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Elkin Valley Trails Association is partnering with Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway-Northern Highlands Chapter to help the National Park Service/Blue Ridge Parkway maintain the Basin Creek Trail in Doughton Park on the Parkway.  Thank you volunteers – you’re awesome!

It’s a Community Effort

Thanks to the Town of Elkin for their support and encouragement and for their trail planning and development! Please join our efforts – it’s all about community! Please contact us to donate your time, money and energy to make our historic trails and greenways…

Hello trail enthusiasts!

The goal of the Elkin Valley Trails Association is to increase our local quality of life by building a wonderful trail system for our community.   We are working with the Town of Elkin, engaged citizens, community volunteers, corporate supporters and others to make…