Save the date for an exciting new annual festival celebrating the MST and surrounding trails in Elkin on May 31 – June 2, 2019. This long weekend will be full of family-oriented competitive and recreational activities, educational workshops, guest speakers, art exhibitions, guided hikes, outdoor oriented vendors and non-profits and lots of opportunities to get out and enjoy area trails including paddling on the Yadkin River Trail. Downtown Elkin on the MST will be hopping with music, food, beer gardens, an end of the day parade celebrating the day of activities and winners of the Trail Days Triathlon, the Stone Mountain Hill Climb Race, mountain bike relay, paddle races, a Tour de Trail Days cycling event and much more. Organizers plan lots of kids activities, a permanent MST Thru-Hikers Hall of Fame in Elkin, a Volkesmarche from Stone Mountain State Park, and plenty of opportunities for trail lovers to mingle and celebrate. Stay tuned for a complete line-up of activities in the coming months.

For more information, please contact Denise Lyon, Festival Director at