Explore Park

Explore Park (Roanoke County) – 10 miles of beginner to intermediate single track.

Location:  20 minutes from downtown Roanoke.
General: from I-81 take 581S (which turns into 220S) about 13 miles from the interstate to the Blue Ridge Parkway North to milepost 115; approximately 7 miles to Explore Park. Follow the Roanoke River Parkway and the signs to the park entrance.

Hospital:  Head back out of the park and go south on the Blue Ridge Parkway towards Roanoke.  Take a right on to the Mill Mountain Parkway.  Carilion Memorial Hospital is at the base of the Mountain.  Go down the mountain, take a left at Laurel Street, then a left on Belleview Avenue, this will take you to the hospital.

Gina and I have been involved with this park for a long time and the park is the headquarters for the Explore Your Limits 5/10k and the Into the Darkness 4 mile night trail run.  The trails were initially planned out by IMBA and provide around 10 miles of twisty rolling singletrack.

Park Map

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