RFRR is located off Hwy 268 east, just minutes from Elkin on the Yadkin River. We are open: Sat & Sun 9:45 -5:30.
We are only a few minutes from I-77 and an only short drive from the following :
- Winston-Salem: 40 miles,
- Greensboro: 60 miles,
- Charlotte: 70 miles,
- Boone: 70 miles,
- Blue Ridge Parkway: 20 miles
From I-77N, take exit 85, turn left onto 268 bypass/C C Camp Bypass. Go to the 4th stop light & turn left onto Johnson Ridge Road. Go to the end & turn left onto Business 268. Travel approx. 1.5 miles & turn right on Rocky Forest Trl. Park at our shop at the top of the hill on the left.
Yadkin River Map with access points and timelines
We are just minutes from many local winery and vineyard locations, Stone Mountain State Park; [Stone Mtn State Park Map] and Pilot Mountain State Park, both of which are astonishing in their own way due to rock domes and edifices that make the mountains themselves. There are also lovely shops downtown in Elkin, to add to your adventure. Elkin is the up-and-coming place per RootsRated, as North Carolina’s next great trail town. Check out this article: NC next great trail town.
There are many folks working on creating awesome trails in our area, whether for walking, hiking, biking or even horse trails, in addition to trails along the river itself, we have a lot to offer! Here are a few links:
Yadkin Riverkeeper Access Maps
Overmountain Victory and Elkin and Alleghany Trails
Elkin & Yadkin Valley Greenway Trails
Y’all come enjoy a day trip in the beautiful Foothills and Yadkin Valley region of NC. It is a great place for a ‘Staycation’ in our awesome area. Check out all we have to do and relax a little!