Cleaning weeds/debris from the banks of the Big Elkin Creek/next to the library and other tasks. Thanks to the Rotary Club for spearheading, VFW, and community members for assisting!
Meet at Grassy Creek Vineyard at 8 am. We are going to cut a new loop trail off the Wells Chappel Spur trail. Bring rakes, shovels, hoes, loppers. gloves, water and a smile. This section follows along a beautiful section of small waterfalls on… Continue Reading "FIRST THURSDAY of the Month – Trail Titans Workday"
Save the date- 3rd Saturday of each month, the EVTA Triple T's meet for Trail building, Trail maintenance, and Trail Fun. Part of the Elkin Valley Trails Association's Volunteer Network Summer time (heat)- we will meet earlier in the day.Winter (cold) - we will… Continue Reading "EVTA TRIPLE T’s: 3rd SATURDAY of each month (save the date)"
LOCATION: Elkin Park & Rec CenterGOALS:1- Finalize the new Wildflower connector trail to the E&A Rail Trail2- Address water erosion on the E&A Rail Trail3- Make as needed improvements/maintenance on E&A Rail Trail4- Group B walk/address any issues on the Rustic Trail5- Group B… Continue Reading "EVTA TRIPLE T’s: E&A Rail Trail (MST) – Wildflower Trail"
We will be decking the bridge and extensions of the 29 foot "Poindexter" bridge. The ramps on either side will eliminate a huge step and allow easier maintenance access. The project will entail hauling the pre-cut boards to the site and installing them on… Continue Reading "Decking party!"
RAIN OR SHINE - It's On! Our fourth year of celebrating National Trails Day® and the second NC Trail Days work event by doing some trail work on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail within Stone Mountain State Park. WE WILL BE DOING TRAIL MAINTENANCE ON A… Continue Reading "Stone Mountain GIVING BACK -2021 National Trails Day® & NC Trail Days Event"
Join Yadkin Riverkeeper (YRK), the Elkin Valley Trails Association and other volunteers to remove litter/debris from the Yakin River. We will clean up the Yadkin from Ronda to Crater Park (6.8 miles). Registration is required for this event and YRK will provide a limited… Continue Reading "Trail Days-Yadkin River Cleanup"
We'll be addressing water erosion/water issues, as well as, general trail maintenance. Weedeating, Loppers, Rakes/Broom- cleaning off bridgesGravel/rock addition potential Bring gloves and hydration. If you want notices, you need to RSVP to each specific event. *Pending Weather & Schedule Conflicts Proper Trail maintenance/building… Continue Reading "EVTA TRIPLE T’s: Wells Knob"