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Mill Mountain Star and Park

210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
+1 540-853-2000
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This park was beautiful! It was very easy to get to. Clean and there were lots of people. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kimberly K
Awesome view

Awesome view Nice park and area to walk around Did not have enough time to visit the Zoo Needs more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (92 reviews)
“roanoke valley” (108 reviews)
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210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
+1 540-853-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This park was beautiful! It was very easy to get to. Clean and there were lots of people. We were waiting for the Star to light up since it was getting dark. There are walking trails. Parking was free and I had no problem finding...More

Thank Kimberly K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome view Nice park and area to walk around Did not have enough time to visit the Zoo Needs more upkeep in some areas

Thank Hydeco1965ac
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must see while in Roanoke. We saw it during the day and then at night and it is beautiful. You can actually see it from the highway at night when it is lit up.

Thank Carmen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a 15 min drive from the hotel we were staying at. But it is totally worth it especially if you go when we did which was sunset to see it in person you get the view of Roanoke watch the sunset and see...More

Thank 718ashleight
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was too foggy, but we still planned to visit the Mill Mountain, and it was a wise decision. The ride to the heights was breath-taking. Serene and peaceful. So high up, you could feel the cloud touching you gently while passing by. Unfortunately, we...More

Thank farhana z
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I can't really comment on the rest of the park, but I "live" temporarily in Roanoke for work with an apartment right under the mountain from the star. Visited the star itself only a couple of weeks ago and found it to be a...More

Thank Captbigguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Milk Mountain has the Star, nice restrooms, two viewing platforms to see the city, places to picnic, a visitor center, and play grounds. However the best part of the park are the greenway (paved trail) and mountain bike/running/hiking trails available throughout the park. My favorite...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited Roanoke and took a night drive to see the star. We loved it the star looked wonderful with the bright lights. The star sets upon Mill Mountain that you can drive up to a parking lot and a short walk you will...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Park around this area is beautiful. On the day we visited since it was raining earlier in the day it got really cloudy and dark by 6 pm and we were not able to enjoy the mountains views. Star looks really nice in pictures but...More

Thank Parminder S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I run up here every weekend to walk with my dog. Beautiful views, lits of different areas to walk, including the gardens.

Thank Kathryn F
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Response from Parminder S | Reviewed this property |
No camping here. Smith mountain state lake park about 30 minutes away has camping. This is a small park.
17 March 2017|
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Response from Sean W | Reviewed this property |
There are several picnic areas but I'm not certain if any would accommodate that many.
Rebecca I
20 July 2016|
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Response from Dorie H | Reviewed this property |
The hike up Mill Mountain for children is an easy hike. The trails wrap around so it's not steep. Children of all ages will enjoy it. You will be under trees during 99% of the hike so it is pretty shady. When they get to... More