Yadkin River Trail
The Yadkin River Trail is a Blueway Trail. A blueway or water trail is a water path or trail that is developed with launch points, camping locations and points of interest for canoeists, paddle boarders and kayakers. Blueways are typically developed by state, county or local municipalities to encourage recreation, ecological education and preservation of wildlife resources.
The Yadkin River is designated as a State Blueway Trail and including High Rock Lake, Tuckertown Reservoir and Lake Tillery, with a connected series of river access points from Wilkes County to Montgomery County.
In the Elkin area there are river access points at Ronda in Wilkes County, Elkin, Mitchell River and at Rockford in Surry County, and in Yadkin County, Shoals, Donnaha, Huntsville and Shore accesses.
The Elkin access is at Crater Park with camping and facilities available. There is easy access to Elkin Main Street with restaurants, post office, library (with internet) and resupply.
Yadkin River Adventures is located in Rockford and Roaring River Canoe and Kayak is located near Ronda.
Rocky Forest River Run is located in Elkin, directly on the Yadkin River.