Over 600 miles of hiking and biking trails have earned the Roanoke Valley the distinction of being the "Best Trail Town" in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The majestic mountains provide a scenic backdrop for all the outdoor adventures in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
But to fully enjoy your experience in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, you've got to put on some sturdy shoes and hike, bike, climb, paddle, or drive among them.
The region has received numerous awards and accolades for our outdoor amenities, including being named a Top Mountain Town and Top Trail Town from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. The Roanoke Valley was also named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel.
With championship fishing, beautiful rivers for kayaking and canoeing, perfect spots for birding and wildlife watching, interesting geocaching opportunities, hiking trails with stunning panoramic views and challenging mountain biking trails, we've got a little bit of everything outdoor-related in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Start planning your trip now to enjoy all the following:
Bring your favorite energy bar. You're going to need it with all the outdoor adventures you'll find here.
The following is a comprehensive list of all the outdoor-related activities you can enjoy in Virginia's Blue Ridge.