Outdoor Activities

BIKING

Todd bikers pic

Todd is known as a scenic biking area great for families or serious bikers. Railroad Grade Road runs for 10 miles one way between Todd and the next town over, Fleetwood. Bikers enjoy the level road which was the old railroad bed and follows along the river. Bring your own bike and rent one at RiverGirl.  Here are some other great biking routes at the link below:

Biking in the High Country

Todd’s Railroad Grade Road is a frequent running course for individuals and competitive races. The New River Marathon, 10k, 5k and Fun Run is held in Todd in May each year. Join the run or come as a spectator.  Learn more at: New River Marathon


HIKING

Hiking Shot

Hikers enjoy the many trails throughout the High Country. Here is a list of links with popular hiking trails:


KAYAKING & TUBING

Kayak on New River

Whether you prefer to float or paddle, tubing and kayaking are the highlights of many visits. Local outfitters will take you upstream and you can leisurely float or paddle back to your starting point while enjoying the natural beauty and peaceful surroundings. Here are two local outfitters who can get you on your way:


FISHING

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Fishing in the South Fork of the New River, which runs through the middle of Todd, is a favorite activity nearly year round. Todd has several public access fishing locations – one near downtown and one at http://wahoosadventures.com/wahoos/the Todd Island Park. The Todd Island Park is part of the delayed harvest fishing program and is stocked regularly with brook, brown and rainbow trout. To learn more about this program, visit the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission at www.ncwildlife.org.

Here is a list of area public fishing locations: High Country public fishing locations

To learn more about fly fishing lessons or guided fishing near Todd, visit: RiverGirl Fishing & Outfitters