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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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Don't Miss the Iconic Star

We went for a late night picnic at the base of the star. The night lights were gorgeous, finding a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
agreen2017
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Houston, Texas
Beautiful view

This is a unique park. We went at night and the lights in the city were beautiful, helps when... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Suzette C
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Christiansted, St. Croix
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (107 reviews)
“roanoke valley” (117 reviews)
“hiking trails” (31 reviews)
LOCATION
210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
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+1 540-853-2000
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"web cam"
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"short drive"
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"discovery center"
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"wildflower garden"
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"entire city"
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"worth the trip"
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"picnic tables"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for a late night picnic at the base of the star. The night lights were gorgeous, finding a parking spot was challenging but a little patience wins you a spot. Night lights of Roanoke were amazing.

Thank agreen2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a unique park. We went at night and the lights in the city were beautiful, helps when it's a clear evening. We didn't get to explore, I'm not a cold weather person and for me, the temperatures were cold. We visited on 12...More

Thank Suzette C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The view is amazing, very, very captivating view. Beautiful scenery and plenty of hiking also has a zoo there.

Thank Sailor W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a wonderful local attraction that allows you to view a large part of the Roanoke Valley. Each time we go to it we're riding our Harley so it's fun going up the twisty mountain road to our destination. On weekends it's very crowded if...More

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go at night for a full experience. Be careful, it's high up and has a lot of curves going up the mountain. Bring coins for the viewer.

Thank Ms R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the zoo (wish it had more animals!) and playground fun time always! Also love the lookout below the star and pointing out places we recognize! Always a fun visit with the granddaughter!

Thank Phyllis R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free and unique landmark. The vistas are magnificent! One can understand why our residents enjoys living with all the surrounding mountains.

Thank Doug G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to drive to and parking was good. The star provides great views of the valley and a good backdrop for a selfie. ;) I would recommend checking it out if you are in the area.

Thank Lori E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous view. Not far from Roanoke and worth the drive. Only thing is GPS tries to take you somewhere else. I would recommend searching for the zoo. The signs are very clear from there.

Thank Monika M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can see the star from many points in the city. Don’t miss going up the mountain to view the city from the star.

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artgurl33
25 March 2018|
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Response from Eileen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is not a dog park. You would have to keep him/her on leash. There are often kids running around by the star. I believe the are has a number of hiking trails that you would enjoy.
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Matt K
16 October 2017|
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Response from rezz049 | Reviewed this property |
Once its dark, it lights up good. You can see it from a distance. And reference the hike. You can drive and park almost next to the star. You walk around the corner and its there and the lookout. Very nice
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Cissie123
21 September 2017|
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Response from 718ashleight | Reviewed this property |
no.
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