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My husband made fun of me when I told him where we were going but he was wrong. We went in the dark... read more

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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.
210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Breathtaking views and you can call you family and they can watch you live from the comfort of their home anywhere in the world.

Thank USNavyRetired
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband made fun of me when I told him where we were going but he was wrong. We went in the dark about 7:00. Theres a winding road leading to the top. Its a pleasant ride.We parked in the lower parking lot and walked...More

Thank A208OVsusanh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s fun driving along the winding road and be rewarded with a magnificent view of Roanoke Valley. There are many people who are hiking up the hill which I think is more exciting. It’s worth visiting and fun to take a selfie with the huge...More

Thank mariana532
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful observation point. We were there during prom season and it was great to see the couples using the scenic view as the backdrop for their pictures.

Thank kkinsler1364
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to see the beautiful views! Great trails and the discovery center is great for kids. Wished the zoo had been open.

Thank dshankles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the Star is unbelievable! The Valley and Roanoke downtown are a sight to see and at night the Star is ablaze with light! The Park and Zoo are attractions not to be missed!!

Thank katherineh362
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and I were staying in Roanoke for the NASCAR weekend in Martinsville. We were looking for something to do on Saturday and decided to take a short trip up to the "Roanoke Star". What a beautiful way to see the surrounding area! The...More

1  Thank BuxMontBeerLover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever you have a time to visit Roanoke, you have to go up to the Star to get a look at the entire city. Always a tourist attraction, couples place, and great for families to go and see. Bathrooms are nearby and another overlook is...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for anyone in or near Roanoke! Don't miss the view from the Star! This park is just as fantastic in winter as you can see more of the view through the trees.

Thank 629angelab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views of the Valley. Did you know there is a camera at Mill Mt you can log on and see yourself or invite your family to see you.

1  Thank shaz4119
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Bar K
October 3, 2018|
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Response from furfurking | Reviewed this property |
You can drive up there, unsure about the zoo, no ticket required for the star.
July 12, 2018|
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Response from 931wandam | Reviewed this property |
There is a two lane road to the top & two parking areas. The ascending grade is gradual enough you can see where you’re going. It should be ok & the view is worth it.
March 25, 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.