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Explore Park

56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24014
+1 540-427-1800
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leave it natural

Explore Park is nice. I love seeing the old farmstead. You can fish in the river. Catch small mouth... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mybluecomet
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Roanoke, Virginia
Had the place to myself.

Parked by the fishing hole and hiked the blue trail to the dark blue loop (including the orange... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Coreee
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 days ago
“leave it natural”
30 Apr 2018
“Had the place to myself.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24014
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+1 540-427-1800
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Explore Park is nice. I love seeing the old farmstead. You can fish in the river. Catch small mouth bass, white bass, catfish, carp, bream. Also ride the bike trails. I like it as it is. Natural and beautiful. God did a excellent job. Loved...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Parked by the fishing hole and hiked the blue trail to the dark blue loop (including the orange loop) and back. Wildflowers, river with sonorous rapids, some mysterious old buildings. Iridescent green beetles clicked into flight along the trail. For wildlife I saw squirrels, two...More

Thank Coreee
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

My wife and love this place. The trails are beautiful down by the river and the old log buildings and barn are so unique. We use to love the tavern there. Wish it was still open.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Explore Park offers some good interpretive information on the history of the Roanoke river valley. The trails are all well marked and relatively easy if you are in any sort of decent condition. There is good access to the river and plenty of nice places...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Good place to go for a hike with quite a few trails. Also has plenty of biking trails. A nice plus is if you're going with children there are some trails with historical buildings and some with trees that are marked explaining what type of...More

Thank yourfatmomma
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

From the descriptions online and in the Blue Ridge publication we were excited to visit Explore Park while driving down the Blue Ridge parkway. We were so disappointed! The visitor center is okay and has some nice displays. There are very clean restrooms and a...More

1  Thank ammomof3
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Nice Visitor Center. However, when you first walk in, there is this huge map with all kinds of activity parks and you get excited, then you find out that it is an idea that is nowhere near completion. Ok. I can live with that but...More

1  Thank photogal205
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