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.
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 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