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Address: 806 Wasena Ave SW, Suite 100, Roanoke, VA 24015-5350
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+1 540-685-2360
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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We hope to be the hub of the Roanoke region's climbing community by...

We hope to be the hub of the Roanoke region's climbing community by providing incredible climbing, instruction, and service to complete beginners and seasoned experts alike. Whether you are an avid climber with years of experience or someone who has never experienced the thrill of the sport, you'll find exciting terrain, excellent instruction, and friendly faces at The River Rock.

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Fantastic afternoon of climbing

I'm not an expert rock climber, but have done some wall climbing for fun. This location and these walls area perfect for all skill levels. The orientation is helpful as a reminder... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
Monica R
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McPherson, Kansas
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McPherson, Kansas
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I'm not an expert rock climber, but have done some wall climbing for fun. This location and these walls area perfect for all skill levels. The orientation is helpful as a reminder of safety and good practice. The equipment felt very well maintained and we had a fun afternoon of climbing (though we all did feel a bit sore the... More 

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Thank Monica R
Jared R, General Manager at The River Rock, responded to this review

Monica, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our facility. More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Brought my daughter and her friend here for her birthday outing. They had an absolute blast. Stayed for a couple hours and they had a ball climbing. I would definitely recommend this place to families. Friendly, upbeat staff was a bonus as well.

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Thank lizaj77
Roanoke, VA
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127 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

I am, by no means, a climbing expert. However, my 13 year old son and I decided to try this out one weekday before school started. What a pleasant surprise! We were greeted warmly and introduced to the facility. On your first visit, you are required to complete a training session with one of the guides. Since it was a... More 

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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572 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

We took our extended family here over the 4th of July weekend. This place is professionally operated. First time visitors must sign waivers, be photographed, and take a tour of the facility. Then a trained staff member watched as each visitor does a short practice climb in a harness. Only then are you turned loose to explore on your own.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

River Rock provides some very top quality routes that make for an experience that will delight beginner to more advanced climbers. There are constantly new top-rope & bouldering routes every few weeks and they provide a lot of good classes from yoga to beginner and advanced climbing techniques. A very knowledgeable team of employees who help create a fun atmosphere.

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Thank Jacob B
Roanoke, Virginia
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112 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I've been a member here for over a year and go a few times a week. It's great! The bouldering and top rope areas are both sizable, and they change out the holds often to keep things interesting. The staff is always helpful and engaging. It's definitely not cheap, but their pricing is comparable to other climbing gyms I've been... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

I would definitely recommend this place. Clean, well run, safe environment for kids and adults to climb!

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Jared R, Manager at The River Rock, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time! Be sure to stay tuned to our website for upcoming programs and specials. More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

Our 8 yr old daughter has always enjoyed climbing...we finally realized we had a climbing gym here and she loves it! Great gym with plenty to do. Staff are all very helpful and friendly. Homeschool day once a month is affordable and good to get the kids together doing something active.

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Thank TeamTyler
Jared R, General Manager at The River Rock, responded to this review

We are glad you found us too! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

It's a really good time…I went with my daughter. We did fine, but it's not cheap (of course, would you want a rock climbing wall that cut corners?). Even if you are pretty physically fit, two hours is plenty. Your arms will burn the following day.

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Thank BBCard1
Jared R, General Manager at The River Rock, responded to this review

We hope you can come back to visit. Be sure to check out our website for upcoming classes or programs. We offer something for everyone! More 

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

This was a great afternoon activity on a rainy day. I have a 14, 11 and 8 year old and they all had fun climbing in this newer facility. All levels are accommodated.

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Thank keidman
Jared R, General Manager at The River Rock, responded to this review

Glad to hear it. We are a kid friendly gym, most are not. Our mission is to grow the climbing community, so we hope your children have been bitten with the climbing bug. Be sure to look at our youth programs page on our website for upcoming holiday camps, summer camps, after school programs, youth climbing club, or information about... More 

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