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There’s So Much Happening at Explore Park

It’s been a busy summer at Explore Park with the addition of campsites and a disc golf course. But that’s not all; it’s actually just the beginning. Here’s a little update on what’s happening at […]

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Share Your Love of the Outdoors as an Adventure Club Mentor

Attention outdoor-loving folks. We need your help. The Roanoke Outside Foundation, in partnership with Roanoke Parks and Recreation and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia, is expanding its outdoor mentoring program to connect more […]

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Cool Off with the Lake Moomaw Open Water Swim

There’s nothing like a cool dip in the water to beat the heat of summer. The Lake Moomaw One Mile Open Water Swim takes place in the beautiful mountain landscape and breathtaking scenery of the […]

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Walk, Run, Or Bike? Help Make Roads Safer

If you walk, run, or ride a bicycle in Roanoke – even if it’s recreationally – the City of Roanoke wants your feedback.

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Roanoke Parks and Recreation and Roanoke Outside Foundation Awarded Grants to Fund New Outdoor Adventure Club

The Roanoke Outside Foundation and Roanoke Parks and Recreation have been awarded $13,000 in grants from Keen and The North Face to launch the Outdoor Adventure Club (OAC).

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Gear Review: Bring the Outdoors In with a Desk Bike

I never knew I needed a desk bike. Until I used one for a little while.

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Epic Obstacles Await at VBR Spartan Kids Race

Green Hill Park will be home to the first Spartan Kids Race in Virginia this month.

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Mountain Bike Racing for the Little Ones

One of the best ways to create a lifelong love for the outdoors is to start early. The Fishburn Youth Mountain Biking Race Series is a great – and free – way to get kids […]

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Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the Deschutes Street Pub

Beer, bands, and benefits! The Deschutes Street Pub is back for a third year in Roanoke. The giant beer pub along Jefferson Street in Downtown Roanoke includes over 50 taps of tasty brews, and all […]

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Looking for Some Summer Fun? Hike to a Waterfall

Summer is a great time to go for a hike when the views provided by nature are magnificent and filled with life. There’s just one problem. It is so hot! Solution? Go on a hike […]

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