Parks & Features

Elkin Municipal Park
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.
 Trails close daily from Sunset to Sunrise
All Parks close daily from 1:00am - 5:00am 
Park Rules & Regulations: Click for information on the rules and regulations enforced on Town of Elkin Parks and property.
Shelter Rental Information: Click for information on renting a shelter.
Park Rental Permit:  Click, print and complete a rental permit for a shelter or other area of the park.  It is recommended to call ahead to check on a date for your rental.  All rentals are rented on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Rentals are booked at time of payment.  
Special Events OrdinanceClick for information on hosting a special event on Town of Elkin Parks and property.
Special Events PermitClick, print and complete a permit for a special event in the park or other areas of the Town of Elkin.  All permits must be pre-approved prior to the event.
Consent Form for FAA registered UAS: Consent Form must be filled out completely and returned to the Elkin Recreation Center for approval.  Approved operators must abide by all FAA regulation and have a copy of the consent form on your person while operating on town property.
Outdoor Park & Field Rental Information : Click for field rental pricing and information.
 Elkin Municipal Park
Little Library  
Enjoy a book and peace and quiet in the nearby Gazebo.  
 Chatham Park
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.   
Crater Park 
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.  
Camping is provided for those paddling the Yadkin River only and not for car camping or recreation vehicle camping. Campers should call ahead to Elkin Recreation and Parks (336-258-8917) to insure that bathroom facilities are unlocked. The Elkin Police Department and NC Fish & Wildlife Officers patrol the facility daily.   
 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.