Falling Creek Park

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The trail network in Falling Creek Park is designed for hiking, mountain biking, and trail running.

In addition to trails, there is an 18-hole disc golf course at the park. Falling Creek Park is also the home to the Fat Tire Frenzy & Bike Festival, as well as the Falling Creek Mountain Cross Winter Race Series, two locally famous rides. Falling Creek is located Bedford County.

Distance

  • 8.5 miles of trail systems

Hike It, Bike It

  • There is also a new bike park on site that is designed for people to learn the sport or train on beginner and intermediate trails.
  • Be sure to read bike park as well as the Falling Creek Park rules before you ride, as well as call the park.

Directions/Parking

  • From Roanoke, take US-221 N/US-460/Challenger Ave NE for 22.7 miles.
  • Keep right to continue on US-460 E/US-460 BYP E for 2.8 miles. Take the VA-714 exit toward US-221/VA-122 N and County Farm Rd for 1.4 miles and the destination is in the center.
  • Parking is available in the lot at the park.

Add-On Adventures

  • Visit Smith Mountain Lake, a 22,000-acre man-made lake for a beautiful day on the water after a tough day on the trails.
  • Hickory Hill Vineyard and Winery is located only 25 miles away on Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta.
  • Drive down US-460E to Downtown Roanoke and enjoy a nice meal at Billy’s, Fortunato, or Table 50, all known for their cuisine.

Nearby Wineries

  • Peaks of Otter Winery Expand Collapse

    Located in Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia at the foot of the Peaks of Otter, the winery of the same name features fruit of the farm wines.

    Although Peaks of Otter grows many fruits for the wine, apples are the main crop. Apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, and pears are used to make wine, cider, and butters. These “grandma’s style” wines are excellent with snacks, as an after dinner wine or just sipping.

    The winery is open daily from April through December and on weekends January through March.

  • Ramulose Ridge Vineyards Expand Collapse

    Ramulose Ridge Vineyards is located minutes from Smith Mountain Lake with a spanning view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The family vineyard was started in 2004 and is run by the Ramakers.

    The winery offers a selection of white and red wines and offers wine and cigar pairings on site.

    The tasting room is open daily.

  • White Rock Vineyards Expand Collapse

    White Rock Vineyards and Winery is a family owned and operated vineyard and farm winery located in the Goodview area of Bedford County, Virginia. Visit the tasting room and veranda to enjoy the spectacular views, breathtaking sunsets, and lots of good southern hospitality.

    The winery features five vinifera varieties – Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Gris – and two hybrids – Chardonell and Traminette.

    The tasting room is open spring, summer, and fall Thursday through Monday.

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