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“Great view!”

Mill Mountain Star and Park
Ranked #1 of 68 things to do in Roanoke
Certificate of Excellence
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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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232 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Great view!”
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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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“star and park”
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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156 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“A Must See”
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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278 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
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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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Cool”
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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