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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.
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Of all the times to Roanoke had never been up to see the star, but drove up this afternoon. Nice overlook with decent parking and quite a view. Interpretive map and signs. Looks like a nice place to come and spend more time on a...More
The Mill Mountain Star shines brightly like a beacon over the Roanoke Valley. In days of yore, It was lit in Red, White and Blue. If there had been a traffic fatality, it was lit in all Red. Now it is lit in white only....More
On a drive south we were passing Roanoke and decided to detour to see the star. The vista is nice and the star is large. If you happen to be passing by, is nice to see. We stretched our legs for 10 minutes and were...More
The World Largest Man Made Star Erected in 1949 as a symbol of the progressive spirit Of Roanoke Star of the South.
A wonderful view at night and you can see the city below and you will really feel like a giant.
This is such a beautiful place -- has been in existence since I was a little girl, The star is a Roanoke landmark and the overlook gives a breathtaking view of the beautiful Roanoke Valley. I strongly recommend the visit -- free and you can...More
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