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 Power House Loop Trail, only one 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.
Carter Falls Power House Loop Trail:
Only a short twenty-five minute 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.