Things To Do

Cedarbrook Country Club
An Ellis Maples designed course in the Elkin community. 18 holes of championship golf.
Tel: 336-835-2320

High Meadows Country Club
Located in Roaring Gap, NC. This 18 hole course was designed by George Cobb in 1964 and offers a beautiful mountain layout.
Tel: 336-363-2445

Olde Beau Golf and Country Club
72 -par course located in Roaring Gap, NC. Offering 1,500 feet in elevation changes and amazing mountain scenery.
Tel: 800-752-1634


State Parks
Stone Mountain State Park
Located a short drive from Jonesville, NC on Highway 21. 20 miles of designated trout waters, 18 miles of hiking trails, horseback riding, camping, backpacking, rock climbing, and more.

Pilot Mountain State Park
Located in Pinnacle, NC in the eastern portion of Surry County. The park provides rock climbing, walking trails, horseback riding, camping, and fishing.


Local Parks
Lila Swaim Memorial Park
Located on Swaim Street in Jonesville. Tennis courts, ball fields, walking trails, and basketball courts are available here.
Tel: 336-835-3426

Elkin Municipal Park
Provides a place for all ages to play and enjoy the outdoors. Walkers, hikers, swimmers are all welcome. Also visit the Overland Victory Trail while you’re here.
Tel: 336-794-6478

Crater Park
Sitting on the banks of the Yadkin River, provides boating access to the river.
Tel: 336-794-6478

Chatham Park
Located on Highway 268 and a half mile east of downtown Elkin, has two baseball fields and a picnic shelter.
Tel: 336-794-6478

Yadkin Memorial Park
Located in Hamptonville, NC is the site of Lake Hampton, featuring a 135-acre lake for fishing from two piers or by boat. Visitors can also walk or jog on the trail system.
Tel: 336-849-7751


Rivers & Lakes
Yadkin River is one of the longest rivers in North Carolina and forms the county border between Yadkin and Surry counties. Recreation on the river includes fishing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing. Camping spots are also available along the river.

Fisher River flows through Surry County coming from Grayson County, Virginia before emptying into the Yadkin River. Hatchery supported for those looking for fishing opportunities.

Mitchell River flows out of Alleghany County and through Surry County before dumping into the Yadkin River just east of Elkin. Many fishing opportunities are available including excellent fly fishing.

Lake Hampton offers fishing, a playground, nature trails, boating, picnic shelters, canoe and paddle boat rentals on site. You may also rent out any of the picnic shelters for any of your special occasions.
Address: 1142 Crystal Lane, Yadkinville
Tel: (336) 849-7751

Jonesville Kayak & Tube Rentals
Kayak, Canoe, and Tube rentals for individuals to large groups on the Yadkin River.

Hometown River Co.
Kayak, Canoe, and Tube rentals for individuals to large groups on the Yadkin River.


Jonesville Greenway
A trail from Bluff Street to about one mile east of I-77. Eventually the plan is to extend the trail to a 32-mile stretch ending in historic Rockford.

Over Mountain Victory National Historic Trail
A 330-mile trail through four states – Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina with a trailhead in downtown Elkin. 3.75 miles of walkable trail is available to follow the footsteps of our ancestors.

E&A Rail Trail
Begins at the Elkin Municipal Park and travels northward toward Stone Mountain State Park. The trail follows the rail bed of the historic Elkin & Alleghany railroad.

Covering 1,150 miles from the Outer Banks and comes right through the Yadkin Valley with a portion of the trail being Main Street through historic downtown Elkin.


Visitors looking for antiques need to look no farther than Jonesville and downtown Elkin, with a number of local antique and collectible shops sprinkling both areas.

Antique Mall of the Foothills


Jonesville Jubilee
Held the first weekend in May each year, celebrating the town’s history and heritage with music, a 5k run/wal, crafts, exhibits, sky divers and ending in fireworks. the celebration is held at Lila Swaim Park with free admission.

Considered one of the premier music festivals in the country, Merlefest serves as an annual homecoming for musicians and music fans. The festival hosts numerous artists, performing on 13 stages during the course of the four-day event (April 27-30, 2017).

Yadkin Yalley Wine Festival
The Yadkin Valley Wine Festival is open to the public and features food, craft vendor displays and music and wine tasting, and more.  Takes place on May 20, 2017.

Yadkin Yalley Grape Festival
The Yadkin Valley Grape Festival is open to the public and features food, craft vendor displays and music and wine tasting, and more.  Takes place on October 21, 2017. Advance tickets are $20


Local Vineyards
7 vineyards only 8 miles apart!

Dobbins Creek: 4430 Vineyard View Lane Hamptonville NC 27020

Laurel Gray: 5726 Old US Hwy. 421 West, Hamptonville, NC 27020

Raffaldini Vineyards: 450 Groce Road, Ronda, NC 28670

Shadow Springs Vineyard: 5543 Crater Road, Hamptonville, North Carolina  27020

Windsor Run: on your right: 6531 Windsor Road, Hamptonville, NC 27020

Piccione Vineyard:  2364 Cedar Forest Road, Ronda, NC 28670

Midnight Magdalena: 5109 Howell School Road, Jonesville, NC 28642