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“Pleasant hike at the edge of Roanoke” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Read Mountain Preserve

Read Mountain Preserve
Roanoke, VA
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Ranked #24 of 28 attractions in Roanoke
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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“Pleasant hike at the edge of Roanoke”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Read Mountain is a beautiful forested area right at the edge of a suburban Roanoke suburban development. The only trail currently shown on the maps is the 1.9 mile (one-way) hike which climbs about 1000 feet to Buzzards Rock. It climbs through the forest past 2 steep ravines and some limited views of Roanoke before reaching the rock outcroppings which give you a very nice view to the west of Roanoke. It's excellently marked and you can't get lost. There are signs for two other trails which are not yet shown on the maps.

Visited April 2012
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