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“Great view!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mill Mountain Star and Park

Mill Mountain Star and Park
210 Reserve Ave., Roanoke, VA
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Roanoke
Type: Parks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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.
Canton, Ohio
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123 reviews 123 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Great view!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

A must-see in Roanoke. On a clear day, the view is forever and awesome. Go back at night to see the city lights.

Visited August 2012
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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“star and park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We went up at night and it was cold, but a very nice view of the city and you get great pictures of the city and the star

Visited November 2012
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Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“A Must See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

If you come to Roanoke, you wasted your trip if you don't make the drive up to see the Star. The view in incredible and at night it's absolutely magical. Be sure to get there before 11PM though...that's when it closes. Also, lots of good trails around there if you want to take a stroll, hike, run through the woods.

Visited October 2012
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East Hampton, Connecticut
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We enjoyed the wonderful views of the city and the surrounding mountains. It was quite a popular place on a beautiful autumn afternoon.

Visited November 2012
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Cool”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Few miles up the mountain...good view of Roanoke. Good plaque on the history of the star....the zoo is also at the top of the mountain where the star is.

Visited November 2012
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