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Pete’s Pick: Get Some Naturetherapy

You know getting outdoors does your body good. There’s nothing like a great hike or afternoon bike ride to get your heart pumping. But did you know the outdoors is great for your mental state […]

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It’s a Great Time to Float the Roanoke River

Floating the Roanoke River is a fun way to spend a few hours getting outside. Although it meanders through an urban environment, you’ll feel like you’re in a remote setting for much of the float.

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5 Reasons to Run the Jackson River Scenic Trail

A warm Saturday morning is an alluring call to spend your day outside. What better way to start than with a run through the woods along the Jackson River?

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Do the Tick Check

It’s not the latest dance craze, but summer is the perfect time to do the tick check.

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Pete’s Pick: Parks and Arts is Back

Parks and Arts, a program that brings performing and visual artists to neighborhood parks, is back for another season with a stellar lineup. The program kicks off later this month and will continue through October […]

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Wingman Outfitter Helps You Stay Cooler on the River

Whether you plan to spend a couple hours or the entire weekend on the river, you’re going to want an efficient way to keep your snacks cool. And a Roanoke Region company is going to […]

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Take Part in a Challenging Century Ride, or Cheer Cyclists On

100 miles on a bicycle. Cyclists from all around will come together on June 26 to celebrate the life of Blue Ridge Bicycle Club founder Artie Levin for the annual ride.

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Great American Family Campout is Ideal for Beginners

Make memories with your kids that will last a lifetime this weekend during The Great American Campout.

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Last Chance: Win Your Way into Floyd Fandango

Floyd Fandango — June 25-26 at the FloydFest site — is packed with two things we love: Outdoor adventure and plenty of tasty beverages. Roanoke Outside wants to help you attend this event. Just fill […]

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2 Chances to Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day

National Get Outdoors Day is coming up this weekend, and you have two chances to celebrate with Walkabout Outfitter and Chaco Footwear.

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