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Mill Mountain Star and Park

210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
+1 540-853-2000
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Never gets old

I'm a native and a visit to the star never gets old, just more popular! Hike up, bike up, or drive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CKiser_BC
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Atlanta, Ga
Awesome view of Roanoke

This is worth the 10 min drive up the mountain if you are passing through Roanoke. The view is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bjanavice
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Brevard, North Carolina
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A "must see" on most visitors list, an 88-foot manmade star (the largest in the world) sits on majestic Mill Mountain along with a beautifully landscaped city park, that boasts hiking and biking trails, and a zoo.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (107 reviews)
“roanoke valley” (117 reviews)
“hiking trails” (31 reviews)
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210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
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+1 540-853-2000
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"great view"
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"roanoke valley"
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"hiking trails"
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"surrounding mountains"
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"web cam"
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"short drive"
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"discovery center"
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"wildflower garden"
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"entire city"
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"worth the trip"
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"picnic tables"
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"great place to visit"
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"webcam"
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"zoo"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm a native and a visit to the star never gets old, just more popular! Hike up, bike up, or drive up to enjoy a lovely view of the star city. And stop by afterwards for homemade ice cream at Blue Cow! :)

Thank CKiser_BC
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is worth the 10 min drive up the mountain if you are passing through Roanoke. The view is amazing.

Thank bjanavice
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for time to kill, drive there and take a look. Else it is sufficient to take a look when driving past. I wouldn’t bother going there again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Mill Mountain Star while visiting Roanoke. Awesome view and so neat to see in person. While you are there you can be seen on livecam for friends and family to watch. Really cool.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting the city of Roanoke for a college graduation, my family and I visited the star Roanoke. What an amazing view of the city from the star. Well worth the drive up!

Thank Kenny W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place makes Roanoke special. Awesome place to take your guests that are visiting the Roanoke are. Paved paths to two overlooks, picnic shelter, bathrooms easily accessible, playground for the kids. Stroller friendly, family friendly. Other than the overlooks, you can also hike several trails,...More

Thank Christa S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is great for spending an afternoon on a nice walk in the woods. Non of the hikes are to strenuous (very easy) and its beautiful. The Roanoke star is nice for getting pics but even more exciting was the view of Roanoke from...More

Thank Sue J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drove to the star after a day of business in the area. Had not heard of it prior to our visit, but it was highly recommended locally. So glad we me made the short trip from down town. So glad we did. Definitely worth it!...More

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Roanoke a couple times of year and we always make it a point to go up to the star. The views are amazing and the little nature center and gift shop have some great things for all ages. I admit the first time...More

Thank debmink
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a late night picnic at the base of the star. The night lights were gorgeous, finding a parking spot was challenging but a little patience wins you a spot. Night lights of Roanoke were amazing.

Thank agreen2017
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artgurl33
26 March 2018|
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Response from Eileen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is not a dog park. You would have to keep him/her on leash. There are often kids running around by the star. I believe the are has a number of hiking trails that you would enjoy.
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Matt K
17 October 2017|
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Response from rezz049 | Reviewed this property |
Once its dark, it lights up good. You can see it from a distance. And reference the hike. You can drive and park almost next to the star. You walk around the corner and its there and the lookout. Very nice
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Cissie123
22 September 2017|
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Response from 718ashleight | Reviewed this property |
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