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Mill Mountain Park

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Overview

The Mill Mountain Park trail system offers incredible mountain biking and running options within 5 minutes of downtown Roanoke. The trails encompass the summit of Mill Mountain and the Roanoke Star. This area offers 500 acres of parkland atop mill Mountain, picnic areas, overlooks that provide 20-60 mile vistas, access to additional running trails, the Mill Mountain Zoo and the Mill Mountain Discovery Center.

Food & Drink

Grab some coffee, tea, beer, or wine at Sweet Donkey Coffee House & Beer Garden, or have a picnic at the top of Mill Mountain. Once you are done running, head down the mountain for dinner and drinks at Fork In The Alley (540.982.3675). Another good option, is a visit the Amrhein Wine Cellar for a wine tasting (540.929.4632).

Other Activities

If you are spending more time in the area, visit the Mill Mountain Zoo, and check out the Mill Mountain Discovery Center nature programs (540.853.2236) or explore Roanoke’s premiere art museum – the Taubman Museum of Art (540.342.5760).

Recommended Routes in Mill Mountain Park - 2

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Favorite 90' neon star at the top of Mill Mountain
Difficult

Mill Mountain Mayhem 10K

6.3 mi 10.2 km 969' Up 295.31 m Up 1,139' Down 347.04 m Down

Cedar B…, VA
Favorite 90' neon star at the top of Mill Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult

Mill Mountain Park Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km 1,293' Up 393.98 m Up 1,291' Down 393.55 m Down

Roanoke, VA

Mill Mountain Park Running

  • 32 Miles 51 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 7 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mill Mountain Park - 7

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3.4 mi 5.4 km #1Mill Mountain Greenway
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #2Ridgeline Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #3Woodthrush Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Monument Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Bluff, VA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Star Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Bluff, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6Big Sunny Trail
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
Intermediate
Cedar Bluff, VA
8.3 mi 13.4 km #7Roanoke River Greenway
Easy
Roanoke, VA
Easy
Roanoke, VA

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90' neon star at the top of Mill Mountain
Aug 7, 2017 near Cedar B…, VA