This section of the river has been restored and is great for wildlife viewing, kayaking, canoeing and trout fishing.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's delayed harvest is a popular program in which certain waters are stocked with rainbow, brook and brown trout in spring and fall.
The Emily B. Taylor Greenway is approximately 2.5 miles in length (one way).
Fisher River Park allows for outdoor activities in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
This refurbished country home played a starring role in the Nicholas Sparks movie "The Longest Ride."
Across its 12,000 acres, Primland offers sporting clays, horseback riding, hunting, and fishing.
The municipal park is home to the multi-purpose, paved Ararat River Greenway Trail (2.2 miles one-way), as well as a canoe/kayak launch, picnic shelters, playground and restrooms.
Stone Mountain State Park is located about 20 miles northwest of Elkin near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Float trip excursions take place on larger rivers in the mountains of NC and Tennessee.
Tri-State has taught hundreds of clients to fly fish, and also guides experienced anglers to the best fly fishing spots on the Mitchell River and Big Elkin Creek in Surry County, and other streams in the region. Smallmouth float trips, too.