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    Cabin & Yurt Camping Opens at Explore Park November 9 - Now Booking

    Roanoke County is pleased to announce the opening of new overnight accommodations at Explore Park beginning Friday, November 9. Advance booking is now available for Pod Cabins, Yurts and RV camping spaces operated by Don’s Cab-Inns. A bathhouse on site... Read on...
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    Aerial Adventure Course & Zip Line at Camp Roanoke on October 6

    Leave the ground behind and conquer new heights on Camp Roanoke's aerial ropes course and zip line. Participants will have the opportunity to ascend into the trees, with safety at the forefront of the experience, and navigate through an exciting... Read on...
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    Stargazing with National Park Service Ranger - Saturday at Explore Park

    Weather permitting, a National Park Service Ranger will lead a stargazing program at the Pine Mountain Overlook (near Explore Park) on Saturday, September 22 at 8:30pm. This event will take the place of our regular campfire program that evening. Read on...
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    Lose Big Now Enrolling at Green Ridge - Orientation October 8

    Compete in small groups to take off the pounds while working with a personal trainer! This 12-week program at Green Ridge will help you achieve your fitness goals, whether it's weight loss or building tone and muscle. Orientations begin October 8. Read on...
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    Soups & Stocks - Cooking Class with Chef Dominic on Monday, Oct. 1

    Use your leftover bones and make incredible stocks that can be used for gravies, stews and delicious soups to warm everyone up on these cold winter nights. Three great stock recipes (chicken, ham and beef) plus a variety of options... Read on...
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    Explore Your Fears with Haunted Mini Golf in October

    We’re building a haunted trail with 18-holes of miniature golf at Explore Park. Along the way you’ll experience ghouls, goblins, and frightening decor. Join us from 6:30pm to 10:00 pm on Oct. 19-21 and 26-28 by reserving your tee time today! Read on...
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    Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day - Saturday, Oct. 6 at Explore Park

    Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is a free public event open to kids of all ages who love to ride bikes. Hosted in cooperation with Roanoke IMBA and Roanoke County, there will be games, instruction on mountain biking fundamentals, skills challenges... Read on...
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    Our Work is Your Play! Dozens of Jobs Available with Roanoke County Parks

    Looking for employment that's both fun and fulfilling? We're hiring for dozens engaging part-time positions designed to improve the quality of life for our citizens and participants. More than a desk job, opportunities with Roanoke County make a huge... Read on...
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    Polymer Clay Jewelry Workshop - Monday, Sep. 24 at Green Ridge

    Make your own jewelry! Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and cover the basics for making many more projects. No experience is necessary, and all supplies will be provided. Read on...
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    New Bell Tent Platform Camping Now Available at Explore Park

    No need to bring your own tent! Now you can stay the night in a spacious bell tent from our partners at Blue Mountain Adventures. These unique shelters on wooden platforms sleep two easily. Two cots are provided, with up to two additional cots... Read on...
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    Little Tykes Soccer Now Enrolling (ages 3-5) - Starting Saturdays in October

    Little Tykes is a non-competitive sports league designed for preschool age children to help with a focus on skill development, teamwork, good sportsmanship and most importantly FUN for ages 3-5. All games and practices are held on Saturday mornings... Read on...
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    Explore Park Adds Seven New Horseback Programs This Fall

    Explore Park's new Niagara Ranch equestrian area is gearing up for a busy fall season with the announcement of seven new programs in October and November. Choose from weekend trail rides, obstacle courses and weekly riding lessons... Read on...
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    National Park Service Programs - Fridays & Saturdays at Explore Park

    Roanoke County is pleased to announce a new lineup of free interpretive programs at Explore Park, hosted by a National Park Service Ranger. From August to October the following series of free educational sessions will be held at the Visitor Center... Read on...
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