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Mill Mountain Star and Park

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Address: 210 Reserve Ave., Roanoke, VA 24014
Phone Number: 5408532000
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A "must see" on most visitors list, an 88-foot manmade star (the...

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.

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Visit the star during the day and then go back at nght

A great place to look over the valley we went during the day and then went back at night and it was really nice to see the whole valley laid out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to look over the valley we went during the day and then went back at night and it was really nice to see the whole valley laid out.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We take all our visitors to the Star and most Roanokers will include a trip to the Star to mark a special occasion. On our son's last night in Roanoke before leaving for university, he and his friends took a trip to the Star. It is a wonderful place and a great place for a stroll. There are lovely trails... More 

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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134 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to see 360 ° view of Roanoke city. Love this place do visit if you are in Roanoke! Take you best camera with to capture city views.

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Baldwinsville, New York
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107 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was in town, figured we would check this out before heading out. sits way atop the mountain offering a great view... t

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Thailand
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422 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended. Roanoke is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountain range. Mill mountain lies southwesterly about 1.5 miles from the downtown area directly in front of the industrial era train station (now the tourist center) which itself is only a few city blocks from the city market. This places Mill mountain in an ideal location to flick some pix of the... More 

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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park around the star is pretty wonderful! I enjoy walking to both overlooks, sitting on the benches on a warm summer night and the view is pretty amazing! I'd suggest HITS on the way back down for a great homemade ice cream!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go at night to see the city lights and enjoy the Star. There are nice walking paths, a zoo, a garden, a great way to spend a couple hours. Closes at 11 pm

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone who visits Roanoke must visit the star for its great views. There is a nice trail to walk, short and sweet.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love going up to Mill Mountain and looking out over the valley. If you like scenic views and are in to photography Mill Mountain is an awesome place to go. We took our family picture this year with all 22 members of my immediate family it was awesome. It closes at 12am which sucks but it helps cut down... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always take any family or other visitors to see the star! Lovely views of the city and it can be fun to have someone watch you on the StarCam live. Can be busy in the summer, and my personal favorite time to visit is right after a good snowfall. Every visit to Roanoke should include a trip to the Star!

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