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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251 County Home Road Dobson NC 27017 Tel: 336 401-8235 reservations

Located on the banks of the Fisher River, Surry Countys Fisher River Park offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. Sports areas include baseball and soccer fields, sand volleyball, basketball courts, and horseshoe pits. In addition there are walking trails, a sensory garden, mountain bike trail and horse arena.

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100 Reynolda Village Winston-Salem NC  27106 Tel: 336.758.5593
Travel 44.16 miles  -  0:50 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Reynolda Gardens - Winston-Salem, NC Reynolda Gardens is a preserve of woodlands, fields, wetlands and formal gardens originally part of the Reynolda estate.

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4401 Zoo Parkway Asheboro NC 27205 Tel: 800.488.0444
Travel 98.71 miles  -  1:43 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

North Carolina Zoological Society & Park - Asheboro, NCN.C. Zoo is nationally recognized as one of the nations finest zoos. It was the first American zoo designed from its inception around the "natural habitat" philosophy--presenting animals and plants in exhibits that closely resemble the habitats in which they would be found in the wild.

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2050 Blowing Rock Highway Linville NC 28646 Tel: 828-733-4337
Travel 80.37 miles  -  1:44 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Grandfather Mountain  - Linville  , NCGrandfather Mountain is the tallest mountain in the Blue Ridge and the only private park in the world designated by the United Nations as an International Biosphere Reserve. Marvel at 360-degree views of mountain ridge after mountain ridge retreating to the horizon and let our knowledgeable staff help you find your own perfect mountain adventure.

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