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“Everyone Should Visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mill Mountain Star and Park

Mill Mountain Star and Park
Ranked #1 of 66 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.
Tecumseh, Michigan, United States
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Everyone Should Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Anyone who lives in or visits Roanoke, the Star City, must take a few minutes to travel up Mill Mountain to visit the star. Best time is dusk. Plan on staying about 45 minutes. The pint size zoo has limited hours but it packs a nice punch. Make sure you see Bo the Wolverine.

Visited October 2012
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Canton, Ohio
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222 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 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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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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120 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 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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254 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 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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