Get Outside!

The best parks in roanoke, Virginia

 Roanoke is one of the major urban areas along the famous Blue Ridge Parkway.  With endless opportunities to get outside,  Roanoke may just be your next favorite mountain city.

- Take a hike with spectacular views of the city! - Visit the Roanoke Star. - Check out the Mill Mountain Zoo. - Mountain bike on 10 miles of trails.

Mill Mountain Park

Yes, this 12,000-acre park is a hot spot for mountain bikers, but you can also paddle on Carvins Cove Reservoir or access hiking on the Appalachian Trail. 

carvins cove

Go camping or glamping on the Blue Ridge Parkway! Pitch a tent or park your RV...

Explore Park

Explore Park

Or rent one of these tiny homes or yurts to stay in.

There are 55 parks within the city limits, as well as eight recreation centers, five public plazas, two public pools, and two dog parks.

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