PLEASE NOTE: There is an unusually high amount of downed trees on our trails this week due to recent storm activity. Hikers, be prepared to route find. Bikers, be prepared to dismount. A cleanup plan is in place. Thanks for your patience.

Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 115, Explore Park features hundreds of acres of rolling hills, pristine woodlands, hiking trails, river frontage, historical buildings and a visitor information center. Stop inside the center from April to November to browse our gift shop featuring artisan crafts and parkway memorabilia. Whether you’re looking to bike, hike, canoe, picnic, or learn more about all Roanoke County has to offer, Explore Park is your destination for exploration!

Visitor Center Phone: (540) 427-1800 •  Administrative Phone: (540) 387-6078 •  Email:explorepark@roanokecountyva.gov  • Address: Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 115




Explore Park is operated by Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism
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