Camp Store: Byrd’s Branch Camp Store is a great place to stop and re-stock your backpacks. We offer snacks, toiletries, water, ice, firewood, local crafts and many other useful necessities for a memorable camping/hiking experience. You may also park at the store while you hike to Grassy Creek Vineyard, only 1.5 miles, or Carter Falls, only one-half mile.
Byrd’s Branch Campground, proud to be a part of the Elkin Valley Trails Association and Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail:
Byrd’s Branch Campground connects to the Mountains to Sea Trail through the Elkin to Stone Mountain Trail. Enjoy a day trip of hiking, or let Byrd’s Branch Campground be your destination for an overnight, or extended stay.
Trail to Carter Falls:
Only a short ten minute, one-half mike hike on the Mountains to Sea Trail to this beautiful spot on the Big Elkin Creek.
Trail to Grassy Creek Winery:
It’s only a one and a half mile stroll through the enchanted forest, along fern trails and across Grassy Creek to the winery.
Trail to Elkin Park:
The trail from Byrd’s Branch Campground to the Elkin Park is open with some highway walking. Hike is approximately 6 miles.