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Your first stop in the Yadkin Valley begins in Elkin

Trails Center exterior, Elkin NC

The Yadkin Valley Heritage & Trails Visitor Center is located at 257 Standard Street in downtown Elkin. It houses the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce offices and board/meeting room, a large classroom for Surry Community College heritage classes, restrooms and showers for North Carolina MST hikers, a display area filled with brochures filled with local and regional information for businesses and tourists, and a display room that will soon be filled with  information panels telling the story about the region surrounding Elkin. 

Information panels on what makes Elkin's locations special to the Yadkin Valley will showcase our trails locally and throughout the region,  the National Park Service,  The Yadkin Valley Wine Region AVA, viticulture and winery tasting rooms, outdoor activities, live music venues, restaurants, lodging, and more. 

This visitor center is located in Elkin's historic downtown  (which is located on the National Register for Historic Places) one block south of Main Street.  The center also offers an electric charging station for visitors on site, with use that is free of charge compliments of the Town of Elkin.  

Building hours:
Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.   
Weekend hours:  During September and October (2019), the center will be open on Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm. 

257 W Standard Street, one block south of Main Street, downtown Elkin 

EV Charging Station hours:
Daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm 

Phone:  336-526-1111 (Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce)

Heritage Center, Elkin nc, info desk

Heritage Center, Elkin NC, front porch

Exterior Heritage Center, landscaped, Elkin NC

Information panels, Heritage Center, Elkin NC

Mailing Address

Post Office Box 857 Elkin, North Carolina 28621

Street Address

226 North Bridge Street Elkin, North Carolina 28621

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