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18 mi 29 km of trail 2 Hikes

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

The Mill Mountain Park trail system offers incredible mountain biking and hiking options within 5 minutes of downtown Roanoke. The trails encompass the summit of Mill Mountain and the Roanoke Star. This area offers 500 acres of parkland atop mill Mountain, picnic areas, overlooks that provide 20-60 mile vistas, access to additional hiking trails, the Mill Mountain Zoo and the Mill Mountain Discovery Center.

Food & Drink

Grab some coffee, tea, beer, or wine at Sweet Donkey Coffee House & Beer Garden, or have a picnic at the top of Mill Mountain. Once you are done hiking, head down the mountain for dinner and drinks at Fork In The Alley (540.982.3675). Another good option, is a visit the Amrhein Wine Cellar for a wine tasting (540.929.4632).

Other Activities

If you are spending more time in the area, visit the Mill Mountain Zoo, and check out the Mill Mountain Discovery Center nature programs (540.853.2236) or explore Roanoke’s premiere art museum – the Taubman Museum of Art (540.342.5760).

Hikes in Mill Mountain Park - 1

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Favorite 90' neon star at the top of Mill Mountain
Difficult

Mill Mountain Park Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km • Loop • 1,293 ft Ascent 393.98 m Ascent

(3) Roanoke, VA

Trails in Mill Mountain Park - 7

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Star Trail
Difficult
Cedar Bluff, VA
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Cedar Bluff, VA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Monument Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Cedar Bluff, VA
3.4 mi 5.4 km #3Mill Mountain Greenway
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Cedar Bluff, VA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #4Ridgeline Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Cedar Bluff, VA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Woodthrush Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Cedar Bluff, VA
8.3 mi 13.4 km #6Roanoke River Greenway
Easy
Roanoke, VA
Easy
8.3 mi 13.4 km Roanoke, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #7Big Sunny Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Cedar Bluff, VA

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90' neon star at the top of Mill Mountain
Aug 7, 2017 near Cedar B…, VA

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