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Elkin Valley Trails Association forging ahead!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, February 2, 2012, In : Future plans for Elkin 

Trout streams, suspension bridges, mountain-bike tracts, horse trails, walking trails, plus parks and campgrounds near the Yadkin River...is this all a dream? Well, it did start as one, but now the Elkin Valley Trails Association is trying to make all of this a reality for Elkin, and the process has begun! Many volunteers, along with grant money and donations, have been the driving force as the trails are slowly being cleared for this huge undertaking. What they need most, is support from int...
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The Reeves Theater Project

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, January 26, 2012, In : Future plans for Elkin 

The Reeves Theater. If you are new to Elkin, you may know nothing about it. However Robin Turner and Cicely McCulloch took on this huge project when no one else had the energy. Their vision is to make our downtown theater, which was once the center of entertainment in Elkin, alive again with activities for the community to enjoy. They, along with a 6 other dedicated Elkin and Yadkin Valley community members, have had the theater gutted and plan on setting in motion their plan for the communit...
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Looking for Mountain Bike Enthusiasts

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, In : Future plans for Elkin 

Julian Charles is looking for ways to get information, input, and conversation about a future mountain bike trail in Elkin. The EVTA has asked him to put together a single-track mountain bike section, and he is trying to find interested bikers. He has created a Facebook page for those of you to contact and comment on, called Elkin MTB. Here is the link:

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Elkin Valley Trails Association

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, In : Future plans for Elkin 

Old postcard of West Elkin and Jonesville from EVTA

If you aren't aware yet, the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) has a fantastic vision for future trails in Elkin, along the Yadkin River and a section of Crater Park. The EVTA has been given the OK by Elkin's Board of Commissioners to begin the process which would create paths for cyclists and hikers along the Yakin River (Elkin's side) and a camping area at Crater Park specifically for canoe and kayak enthusiasts who wish to stop and ma...
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Yadkin Valley Heritage Corridor

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Future plans for Elkin 

Photo and quote below taken from Yadkin Valley Heritage Corridor website
"The vision of the Yadkin Valley Heritage Corridor is a regional eco- and heritage tourism destination centered by a system of multi-use greenways, trails, and rails with trails linking major historic and cultural heritage sites, wineries, and communities along the Yadkin River".  For further information pertaining to plans for Elkin's  greenways please go to http://www.yadkinvalleycorridor.com/, and for a proposed map, c...

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