Town of Elkin

Map of TRACK Trail at Town of Elkin

The Town of Elkin TRACK Trail is located on the section of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail that passes through Elkin. The TRACK Trail follows Elkin Creek from the Elkin Municipal Park and ends at the Yadkin River.

The trail is 0.7 miles one-way (1.4 miles roundtrip) from the trailhead to the scenic view of the river. From there, the Overmountain Victory Trail continues along the Yadkin River.

Track an adventure here
Collectible sticker for Town of Elkin

Location Details

Recreational Features: Picnic Tables
Amenities: Restrooms
ADA Compliant: Partial
Seasonality: Open all year
Overmountain Victory Trail in front of iron bridge
White church on a hill
Overmountain Victory Trail sign
Yadkin River
Small garden by gravel trail
Gazebo in the park
River spillway

Adventures for Town of Elkin

Animal Athletes brochure
Hiking

Town of Elkin: Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard pushups, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains brochure
Hiking

Town of Elkin: Birds

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains brochure shows kids how to identify birds along the trail. The brochure contains illustrations of some of the more common woodland birds and information on how to identify them through various clues.
Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

Town of Elkin: Hide and Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.
Overmountain Victory Trail brochure
Hiking

Town of Elkin: Overmountain Victory Trail

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Overmountain Victory Trail adventure introduces children to the Overmountain Victory Trail and describes how the Overmountain Men used their wilderness and hunting skills to defeat the British Loyalists at Kings Mountain.

Directions

Elkin City Park
Elkin, NC 28621
Latitude: 36.248389900000
Longitude: -80.858881600000

The Town of Elkin is about 45 minutes from Winston-Salem. From  I-77 N, Take exit 82 for N Carolina 67 toward Elkin/Jonesville/Boonville. Turn left onto N Carolina 67 W. Turn left onto Elm St. Turn right onto W Main St/U.S. 21 Bus and continue over the bridge. Turn left onto NC-268 Business W (W Spring St). The park will be on your left. The trailhead is located near the tennis courts. 

Partners

The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.

The Town of Elkin TRACK Trail is made possible by a partnership with the North Carolina Parks and Recreation AssociationThe Town of Elkin, and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program.