Come celebrate Old Fort's outdoor spaces and notable railroad history by attending the inaugural Trails & Trains Festival! By lifting up regional outdoor recreation, the festival gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy majestic outdoor spaces through guided tours, nature walks and free shuttle service to the newly opened Catawba Falls Waterfall Trail. This multi-day weekend festival will have a vendor village featuring North Carolina outdoor recreation vendors/businesses, local fishing guides, bike and fishing demos, outdoor- and nature-themed artisan vendors, and exhibitor booths. In addition, Old Fort will be home of three different sporting events that weekend: the Friends of Fonta Flora 5K Fun Run, the Ridge to Rails Half & 10K and Pisgah Productions Gateway Youth MTB Express. The Trails & Trains Festival will also host the F3T Film Tour, a film festival debuting the very best of fly-fishing films and documentaries from around the country.

Dates & Times

May 31 - June 2, 2024


S. Catawba Ave
Old Fort, NC 28762




Old Fort Business Association
(828) 668-4282