Winston Salem Trial

Celebrate the beginning of 2023 Year of the Trail by hitting the trail!  Every State Park is hosting a “First Day Hike” on New Year’s Day. Find an organized hike or celebrate on your own by visiting some of the trails listed on NC Triad Outdoors.

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Outdoor Gear 

Proper gear is a crucial aspect of any outdoor adventure. The Triad hosts a wide selection of outfitters to help prepare you for wherever your trip may lead. From general sporting goods to niche retailers, our region's businesses will have you covered.  

All-Encompassing Retailers 

If you're getting started on your outdoor adventure or need to pick up some last-minute items, stop by great outfitters like Great Outdoor Provision Company or Fancy Gap Outfitters. These retailers are local to North Carolina and pride themselves on equipping your lifestyle and excursions throughout the state.  

The NC Triad's ski and snowboard shops will ensure you are ready to take on Western North Carolina's Blue Ridge mountains in the winter. C&R Ski and Outdoor has everything you need, even custom boot fitting, and Winston-Salem's Ski & Tennis Station can equip you no matter the season. 

Head to H20 Sports Life for all the gear and rentals you need to enjoy one of our region's beautiful lakes in warmer weather. Fishing Fever & Tackle also has the equipment and expertise to help you reel in your next big catch. If you're exploring the Uwharrie National Forest, stop by Eldorado Outpost for all the information, activities, and gear you need for a successful and enjoyable trip. 

See a comprehensive list of the NC Triad's retailers below.