Attractions & Destinations

Visit Virginia’s Blue RidgeVirginia's Blue Ridge

Virginia's Blue Ridge website offers a comprehensive guide to visiting Roanoke County and the greater Roanoke Region, from lodging, shopping and dining, to outdoor recreation, concerts, and special events. 

For more information, see the Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge website.

Explore ParkExplore Park

Roanoke County's premiere outdoor recreation facility, featuring the Treetop Quest Aerial Adventure Course, hiking and mountain bike trails, tubing along the Roanoke River, overnight cabin, tent or yurt rentals, disc golf at the award-winning Mayflower Hills Disc Golf Course, and weekly outdoor and nature programs for the entire family.

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Roanoke Outside

Roanoke Outside Opens in new windowYour one-stop-shop for finding outdoor recreation in the Roanoke Valley, from trails to mountain biking, and all the outdoor fun in between. Roanoke Outside highlights local outdoor events, recreational opportunities, and features a great list of outfitters for all your outdoor gear needs. 

See everything our region has to offer at Roanoke Outside.

Splash ValleySplash Valley Water Park

Splash Valley Water Park features two 34-foot high water slides, a current river, a children's sprayground and more! Operated by Roanoke County's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, this facility provides a great place to cool off during the summer months. Splash Valley Water Park is located adjacent to Roanoke County's Green Ridge Recreation Center, but requires a separate admission.

For more information, daily operating hour and special events, visit

Green Ridge Recreation CenterGreen Ridge Recreation Center

Our affordable daily admission rates allow access to the indoor pool, gymnasium, wellness center, walking track and activity room. Green Ridge Recreation Center features amenities like a large wellness area for exercising and training, indoor walking track with beautiful mountain views, an indoor pool with water features, double-sized gymnasium with six backboards, party and multipurpose rooms, childcare and activity rooms, spacious locker rooms with private showers, and a family changing area. Daily admission or monthly membership rates available.

See for daily hours, special events, and a full range of recreational and fitness programs.

Camp RoanokeCamp Roanoke

Owned and operated by Roanoke County's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Camp Roanoke is a three-season facility that hosts residential summer camps and day camp programs for youth along with meeting rooms, cabins, and dining facilities for group rentals.

See for season schedules and group rental information.