NC Trail Days

The NC Trail Days Festival celebrates the great outdoors in Elkin, a trails town located on the Yadkin River in the Blue Ridge foothills of the Yadkin Valley.

Hike. Bike. Climb. Run. Paddle. Explore. This annual festival offers a wide variety of outdoor activities from June 1-June 4, 2023, and always coincides with National Trails Day the first Saturday in June.

The festival's schedule of events typically includes a waterfall-to-winery hike, the Yadkin River Trail Run 5k/10k, the Insane Terrain 5k, guided local hikes on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Overmountain Victory Trail and at Stone Mountain State Park. Daily paddling events take place on the Yadkin River, along with a Downtown Block Party & Low Country Boil, evening music trails and much more.

NC Trail Days are a great opportunity to experience the many outdoor adventure options that make Elkin a true trails town. Check out the array of festival activities and then review the lodging options in Elkin to book the best lodging options convenient to all the fun.

To learn more about the trail systems in Elkin, visit the Elkin Valley Trails Association website by clicking here.