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“Glowing Star” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mill Mountain Star and Park

Mill Mountain Star and Park
Ranked #1 of 65 things to do in Roanoke
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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.
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“Glowing Star”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2005

Visiting Roanoke is a great weekend getaway trip if you live close enough to the area. There are plenty of nice little joints to visit in and around town, one of the more noticeable being the Roanoke Star sitting on top a nearby mountain. Visiting in the late afternoon was a perfect time as you get the opportunity to look out across the valley as the sun is setting and then the star will begin glow behind you and begin to light up the hilltop. Its defintely an attraction that has rewarding views and should not be missed.

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