Passes/Activities

What Can I Do At Explore Park?



Our 1200 acre facility located directly adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway offers river access, 14 miles of trails, and a growing list of amenities. Click on the links shown on this page to learn more about what we have to offer. Parking at the Visitor Center and surrounding lots is FREE, however, other areas of the facility require payment or activity fees.


Explore Daypass



Let the adventure begin! Your $3 Explore Park daypass provides you with access on the date of purchase to parking areas including Rutrough Point and Journeys End. Also included is unlimited play for the day at Mayflower Hills Disc Golf Course, featuring 18-holes of purpose built fun through varied and diverse terrain. 

How to purchase: 
  • Option 1 - Use the paypost and envelopes provided at paid lots.
  • Option 2 - Purchase your Explore Daypass online the day of use
  • Option 3 - Purchase your daypass in-person at the Visitor Center

Annual Adventure Pass



Help us support continued operation of Explore Park while gaining exclusive access and discounts. Passes are $50 per year for an individual, or $90 per year for a household (up to 6 members, each additional $10). You'll receive:

  • A membership card valid for one year from purchase
  • Parking and day use from paid lots with the display of your card in your windshield
  • Unlimited Disc Golf play at Mayflower Hills
  • 10% off paid programs and events
  • 10% off gift shop purchases (limited exceptions)
  • 10% off Treetop Quest aerial adventure course
  • Free enrollment in Adventure Academy (normally $15)
  • Two free nature backpack rentals




Explore Daypass



Let the adventure begin! Your $3 Explore Park daypass provides you with access on the date of purchase to parking areas including Rutrough Point and Journeys End (beginnin

Explore Daypass



Let the adventure begin! Your $3 Explore Park daypass provides you with access on the date of purchase to parking areas including Rutrough Point and Journeys End (beginnin
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