The Elkin Municipal Park is a 25 acre multi-function recreation space that includes lighted tennis courts, scenic walking track, children's playground, athletic fields, nature trail, picnic shelters, and band shell. It is a bustling park that plays host to countless athletic contests, private functions, and special events throughout the year.
**The Town of Elkin does not allow drones or other remote controlled aircraft to be flown or operated within parks or at other town owned or controlled land. **
Trails close daily from Sunset to Sunrise
All Parks close daily from 1:00am - 5:00am
Elkin Municipal Park
Enjoy a book and peace and quiet in the nearby Gazebo.
Located inside the Municipal Park, the Elkin Recreation Center offers a full range of fitness opportunities including cardio equipment, free weights, plate loaded machines, indoor walking, and a basketball gym. It also features locker rooms and variety of fitness classes.
Chatham Park, located across from the old Vaughan Bassett furniture factory, features two basebal/softball fields and several multi-use/soccer fields. It is home to the Elkin Middle School Baseball and Softball teams and hosts many youth baseball, softball, and soccer practices and games.
Located along the Yadkin River, Crater park features a baseball/softball field, multi-use fields, river access with boat ramp, restrooms, and primitive camping. It is the home field for Elkin High School softball and serves as the practice facility for Jr. Elks Youth Football.
Campers should call ahead to Elkin Recreation and Parks (336-794-6478) to insure that bathroom facilities are unlocked.
Crater Park River Access
128 E. Commerce St.
The river access at Crater Park is managed in partnership with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Use of the access is free to the public, swimming and fishing from the access ramp are prohibited.