Posts Tagged ‘recreation’

Rocky Forest River Run – Kayaking and Tubing

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 by 89and52 No Comments

Rocky Forest River Run is a Kayak, Canoe and Tube outfitter in Elkin who welcome everyone to come paddle with RFRR and enjoy the Yadkin River’s winding journey through Wilkes, Surry and Yadkin counties.

They offer 2 – 6 hour trips via sit in or sit on top kayaks, as well as canoes and tubes on Friday afternoons, Saturdays & Sundays.

Call to book your River Run.  Contact Cindy at 336-469-8652 or 336-835-3890 and leave a message if unavailable.

Also, like them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/rockyforestriverrun

Rocky Forest River Run is owned and operated by a local couple who have always enjoyed the water. They offer kayaking, canoeing, and tubing, with shuttle service, on 2 to 6 hour trips. Choose from kayaking, canoeing or tubing! They offer rentals as well as shuttle service for those who have their own boats/tubes. Each self-guided rental includes a boat of choice, paddle or oars, and a PFD.

For those who enjoy fishing, bring your rods and reels on the trip! There are a few shoals along the way that create some fun on your trip! Don’t forget to watch for wildlife, including birds, ducks, herons, geese, and turtles! They are open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Call for reservations!

 

 

 

Fly Fish Mayberry – Fishing Guide and Instruction Service

Posted on: March 23rd, 2016 by 89and52 No Comments

Welcome to Fly Fish Mayberry, headquartered in picturesque Surry County, North Carolina near historic Downtown Mt. Airy and just 25 minutes from Winston-Salem.

  • Fly Fishing Instruction and Education (Group and individual fly fishing lessons, clinics and seminars).
  • At Fly Fish Mayberry, we offer guided fly fishing trips for trout in the Northwest corner of North Carolina. From the Ararat River in downtown Mount Airy, to the wildest blue line headwaters along the Blue Ridge Parkway, we strive to custom design your trip based on current conditions, time of year and what you hope to get out of a day on the water.
  • Custom Rods & Handcrafted Tackle (We create personalized Tenkara rods and hand tie our own flies.)

Specializing in Tenkara fishing, a type of fly fishing that is easy to learn, relaxing and fun for the whole family to serious anglers, we also offer Western fly fishing and all fly fishing instruction, custom rods and handcrafted tackle.

Your customized fishing trip is based on current conditions, time of year, weather and productive areas. Within a short drive, we fish some of the most prolific trout waters in the Northwest Corner of the state: these are some of the most beautiful and untouched river systems in the world. Guided fishing charters to Virginia, Tennessee and internationally are also available with US Coast Guard Master Licensed Captain Kevin Merritt.

Private and group lessons are available for beginning and advanced anglers to brush up on skills or learn new techniques. Even if you’ve never held a fly rod, this is the fast track to getting on the water. Master classes and fishing trips also available.

To book a lesson, fishing charter or order a custom rod or tackle, call 239-821-0239 or email us at [email protected]

Visit the website at www.flyfishcarolina.com for more information and photos!

Sacred Space Yoga Studio

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by 89and52 No Comments

Sacred Space’s mission is to share Yoga in its whole form, as a means of healing and maintaining the health of mind, body and spirit, and the cultivation of soul. From beginners to advanced, Sacred Space has yoga classes for everyone, both vinyasa flow and alignment-based, as well as meditation, kids’ yoga and a variety of weekend workshops, all designed to leave you feeling relaxed and energized. Located in a beautifully-renovated historic building just one block west of Main Street in the heart of Mount Airy, our 1,500 square foot studio features hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, soft natural light and an abundance of good energy. Visitors are always welcome to drop in for a class. Please check our website or stop by the studio for class descriptions and schedules.

Sacred Space Yoga Studio is located at 229 Market Street in Downtown Mount Airy.

Kapps Mill Kayak Rentals

Posted on: September 30th, 2014 by 89and52 No Comments

Kapps Mill Kayak Rentals is located near Dobson, NC on the Mitchell River, which is very good river for the first timers – mostly shallow water, flowing at a slow pace with no whitewater.
There are a few little runs on this river, but nothing scary.
They offer a 45 min. trip called the mini-run for $10.00 per kayak and also a 2-hour run for $20.00 per kayak.
Family rates or group rate available for 4 or more people. Must call by 9 a.m. the morning of the day you plan on kayaking to check for availabity and to reserve kayaks. They offer top-sit kayaks, sit-in kayaks and two-person kayaks. Call 336-366-2509 for reservations or more information.

Ararat River Greenway Trail

Posted on: July 5th, 2013 by 89and52 No Comments

The Ararat River Greenway is a paved 2.2-mile paved Greenway Trail from Riverside Park to Tharrington Park )beside Tharrington Elementary School). This section of the Ararat River has been restored and is a great area for wildlife viewing, kayaking, canoeing, and trout fishing. The entire length of the Greenway Trail is stocked with trout. There are multiple canoe/kayak/tube launch stations along the trail as well as multiple areas for sitting by the river. A restroom is available halfway down the trail, off on a side trail to the environmental park. Restrooms are also available at Riverside Park.
When exploring, look for TRACK (Trails Ridges and Active Caring Kids) Trail Adventure guides along the trail or online at www.kidsinparks.com. Created by the Blue Ridge Foundation, the guides offer educational opportunities for children.