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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Bats! Take Flight with Explore Park's Naturalist on Oct. 26

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Join Explore Park's staff naturalist for a fun and educational program all about BATS! Using a variety of hands-on activities learn all about these fascinating and often misunderstood creatures of the night. Families will form BAT science research teams a...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

New Chakra Dance Workshop at Brambleton on Saturday

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Chakras are an ancient system of identifying energy centers within the body.  Each corresponds to an aspect of our outer and inner lives. Chakra Dance is a well-being practice using flowing and dynamic movements, a series of moving meditations. I...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Friday Family Fun Night - October 25 at Green Ridge

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Bring the whole family for a night of inflatables, face painting, corn hole and other activities! It's free for members or just $5 for non-members with at $20 family maximum.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Free T-Shirt for Scare Quest: Flight of the Bat Participants

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Ready to take the Scare Quest challenge at Explore Park? Thanks to our friends at WWCW, the first 35 participants each night to sign up for Flight of the Bat (low-scare) will take home a FREE t-shirt while supplies last. Danger lurks in the haunted woods ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Indian Cooking Date Night - Friday, Oct. 18 at Green Ridge

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Enjoy an evening of making and eating Indian Food with a loved one. You will learn how to prepare a traditional Indian meal of Chicken Pasanda (chicken in yogurt, cream and cashew paste), Puri and Sandesh (paneer dessert). After helping prepare the meal, ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

New Hinchee Park Adds 235 Acres and Carvins Cove Trail Connections

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Roanoke County celebrated the opening of a new 235 acre park with a ribbon cutting this week. The new Hinchee Park is a woodland preserve consisting of a two-mile trail connecting the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail with Carvins Cove Natural Reserve. Openi...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Scare Quest at Explore Park Adds New Group Booking Option

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By popular demand, we've added a group booking option to Scare Quest, Explore park's night zip-line and ghost story adventure. For a limited time reserve a time slot for Flight of the Bat or Spider's Lair for up to 15 people as a private group. Cost is $3...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Explore Park Campground Receives Two Awards at State Conference

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Don's Cab-Inns at Explore Park was awarded with two state honors this week at the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) annual conference. The campground won Best New Facility in the population category of 50,000 to 100,000, while our vendor was pre...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Adventure Academy Now Enrolling - Earn Patches for Outdoor Activities

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Earn patches by participating in select outdoor programs offered by Roanoke County and Explore Park. For a $15 enrollment fee you'll get a patch shield and adventure log book to record your journey. Complete 12 of the 16 available patches and you'll recei...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Explore Park Offers Nature Backpacks for Junior Explorers

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New at Explore Park, check out a nature discovery backpack, filled with field guides, study journals and science tools needed to explore the diverse plant and animal life at the park. Stop by the Visitor Center any time during operating hours (daily 9am t...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Scare Quest Brings Night Ziplines to Explore Park in October

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Explore new freights on select nights in October, as Treetop Quest is transformed into an "eerial adventure." Choose from three different interactive ghost stories, then strap on a headlamp and head to the trees. End your journey on our giant bl...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Birthday Parties Now Available at Treetop Quest on Weekends

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Take your next birthday party to the trees! Treetop Quest at Explore Park now offers party packages every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM. Cost is just $220 for 10 participating climbers, including time on the party pad and two hours...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Illumnights is Coming to Explore Park this Holiday Season

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Roanoke County, Virginia (July 25, 2019) – At a “Christmas in July” event today, Roanoke County and Center in the Square announced a new partnership to host an annual holiday light show at Explore Park. This inaugural event w...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Save Up to 15% Off Treetop Quest Visits with Group Booking

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Treetop Quest at Explore Park offers discounted rates for groups of 11 or more when you book in advance. Get 10% off for groups of 11 to 24 or 15% off for groups of 25 to 40. For inquiries, call our administrative center at (540) 387-6078 ext. 0. Treetop ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Treetop Quest Offers Special Summer Camp & Day Care Rates

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Treetop Quest at Explore Park now offers special rates for visiting summer camp and day care organizations. Book a 2.5 hour experience for just $9 for ages 4-6 or $11 for ages 7-17. Chaperones are free! Qualified groups should call (540) 777-6391 and leav...

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