Explore Park - Roanoke VA

56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24014

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. Stay overnight in a primitive campsite, canvas tent or pod cabin. Stop inside our visitor center 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 where adventure begins!


What Explore Park has to offer.

  • Treetop Quest - High ropes course

  • Mountain Biking trails

  • Hiking trails

  • River access

  • Horseback riding

  • Disk golf course

  • Overnight accommodations

  • Nature education

  • Easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway