Quality of Life
Pilot Mountain is home to Pilot Mountain State Park. For outdoor enthusiasts, the park offers hiking trails, picnic and camping areas, canoeing, fishing, rock climbing and an opportunity to explore nature. Geologically, Pilot Mountain is a quartzite monadnock, which began forming nearly a billion years ago. The Edward Armfield Civic and Recreation Center is a state of the art facility that offers an indoor walking track, pool and fitness center. Yearly festivals include Mayfest, PilotFest and the popular Hot Car Cruise-Ins.
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Elkin is the location of hometown charm, historic landmarks and fine dining. Elkin has been designated a “Main Street City” as part of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Program. In May each year, Elkin hosts the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival which allows local wineries to display their award-winning wines. On the fourth Saturday in September, the town hosts the Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival which includes arts and crafts, music and the selection of the region’s official largest pumpkin.
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Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
If you live in northwestern North Carolina, or southwestern Virginia, make Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin your destination for comprehensive, compassionate care. Whether you need to find a physician, ask for medical advice or prepare for having a surgery, we look forward to serving you. Visit Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital.
Northern Regional Hospital
It is the Mission of Northern Regional Hospital to Provide Access to Quality, Affordable Healthcare. Our Vision is to be the Healthcare System of choice for the community. Our organization will continually strive to meet these goals guided by our core Values of Trust, Quality, Customer Service, Compassion, Commitment and Fiscal Responsibility. Visit Northern Regional Hospital