Paddle to your heart’s content with rentals from Rocky Forest River Run. We are just minutes outside downtown Elkin off Highway 268 on the Yadkin River. Paddling trips are offered through Wilkes, Surry & Yadkin Counties, including shuttle service for those who have their own kayaks. Paddling experiences range in duration from 1.5 to 6 hours. Each self-guided rental includes boat of choice, paddle or oars, & PFD (life vest).