Year of the Trail
North Carolina is the Great Trails State, where each of our 100 counties enjoys the proven benefits of trails, including health, safety, economic development, tourism, transportation, and environment. 2023 is the NC Year of the Trail, meant to celebrate North Carolina’s vast network of trails, greenways, and blueways which showcase our diverse landscapes. Check out Great Trails NC for more information and find an event near you!
June 3rd is National Trails Day!
Events in Our Region
|May 24||Teachers on Trails||Eden - Matrimony Creek Greenway|
|May 24||Teachers on Trails||Mayodan - Farris Memorial Park|
|May 30||Get Hiking!||Burlington- Great Bend Park|
|June 1-4||Trail Days||Elkin - Main Street|
|June 2||Mountains-to-Sea Trail Friendship Trailhead Ribbon Cutting||Elkin|
|June 3||Spring Trail Ribbon Cutting||Asheboro - Purgatory Mountain (NC Zoo)|
|June 3||National Trails Day Hike||Climax - Company Mill Preserve|
|June 3||National Trails Day Celebration||High Point - Piedmont Environmental Center|
|June 3||Hike/Walk||Summerfield Community Park|
|June 13||Get Hiking!||Burlington - Haw River Trail Glencoe Access|
|June 17||Trailblazing||Reidsville - Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail|
|June 27||Get Hiking!||Graham - Haw River Swepsonville River Park|
Youth Art Contest
To celebrate Year of the Trail, the stormwater education program for the region Stormwater SMART has a trail inspired art contest for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in counties that participate in the program from March 10 to June 18. If you would like more information about the program our would like to get involved, please email email@example.com .