Elkin Parks & Recreation

Elkin Municipal Park and Elkin Recreation Center is situated in Big Elkin Creek Valley and offers something for everyone.

Located at 399 Highway 268 West, the 25-acre park boasts three ball fields, eight lighted tennis courts, a mile long scenic walking track, a playground, two picnic shelters and a bandshell. Plus, an outdoor swimming pool which is open to the public during the summer months.

Elkin Recreation Center offers indoor basketball, indoor climbing wall, and two fitness rooms with free weights and a multitude of cardiovascular equipment. Through the Recreation Center a variety of youth athletics are offered including: basketball, baseball, softball, flag football, indoor soccer, wrestling, tennis and a kids summer sports camp.

The Elkin Municipal Park system has two other parks in town. Chatham park has a picnic shelter and baseball, softball and soccer fields. Crater Park has a ball field and a multi-purpose field. Plus, Yadkin River access with a public boat ramp.

Stone Mountain State Park

Located on more than 14,100 acres in Wilkes and Alleghany counties, Stone Mountain State Park offers cascading waterfalls and cool mountain streams, quiet forests abundant with wildlife, scenic hiking trails and a historic mountain homestead.

Stone Mountain is not immediately visible upon entering the park that bears its name, but this magnificent 600-foot granite dome is well worth the wait. Sunlight and shadows dance across a broad tapestry of stone. White-tailed deer emerge from the security of the forest to graze on meadow grasses at the mountain's base.

The Blue Ridge Parkway

Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway one of the most popular units of the National Park System. "America's Favorite Drive" winds its way 469 miles through mountain meadows and past seemingly endless vistas. Split-rail fences, old farmsteads and historic structures complement spectacular views of distant mountains and neighboring valleys. The Blue Ridge Parkway is less than a 25 minute drive from downtown Elkin.

North Carolina State Park System

The North Carolina state park system offers a wide range of educational opportunities and resources. Our Interpretation and Education (I&E) programs engage people in hands-on experiences that promote appreciation and understanding of our states great cultural and natural resources. From nature study hikes to educator training workshops, we offer resources to help guide your learning adventures.

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 Elkin Parks & Recreation
399 Highway 268 West  Elkin NC 28621 Tel: 336-835-9814
Drive 0.3 of a Mile  -  0:03 minutes from historic downtown Elkin, NC

Elkin Parks & Recreation - Elkin, NCElkin Municipal Park and Elkin Recreation Center offers something for everyone.

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2015 Hanging Rock Park Road Danbury NC 27016 Tel: 336-593-8480
Travel 46.86 miles  -  1:10 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Hanging Rock State Park  - Danbury  , NCNot far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four-lane highways there's another North Carolina to be discoveredsheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, views of the piedmont plateau that stretch for miles.

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 Asheville NC  28802-2136
Travel 20 miles  -  0:25 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Blue Ridge Parkway - Asheville, NC The Parkway incorporates several recreation areas, some exceeding 6,000 acres. These parks within the Parkway have visitor centers, camp grounds, picnic areas, trails and, in many instances, concessionaire-operated lodges, restaurants, and other facilities.

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3042 Frank Parkway Roaring Gap NC  28668 Tel: 336-957-8185
Travel 15.91 miles  -  0:28 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Stone Mountain State Park - Roaring Gap, NC Test your fly-fishing techniques in more than 20 miles of designated trout waters. Or, with more than 16 miles of trails, take a hike in the park. Designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1975, Stone Mountain is bounded on the north by the Blue Ridge Parkway and on the west by the Thurmond Chatham Game Lands. More than 14,100 acres of mountain beauty offer opportunities for outdoor activities of all kinds.

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1792 Pilot Knob Park Road Pinnacle NC  27043 Tel: 336-325-2355
Travel 29.07 miles  -  0:41 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Pilot Mountain State Park - Pinnacle , NC Approach from any direction and see Pilot Mountain rising more than 1,400 feet above the rolling countryside of the upper Piedmont plateau. Dedicated as a National Natural Landmark in 1976, this solitary peak is the centerpiece of Pilot Mountain State Park.

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