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Roanoke Valley Greenways - Wildlife

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Discover unparalleled wildlife viewing and birding opportunities along the Roanoke Valley Greenways near Roanoke, VA. With [insert number, if known] miles of interconnected trails traversing diverse habitats, these greenways are a haven for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts alike. From lush woodlands to tranquil wetlands, the Roanoke Valley Greenways showcase a rich variety of animal species year-round. Birdwatchers will delight in spotting both resident and migratory birds as they soar, flit, and wade through the landscape. Whether you're seeking colorful songbirds or majestic raptors, the greenways offer prime birdwatching experiences at every turn. But the wildlife experience doesn't stop there. Keep your eyes peeled for deer, raccoons, squirrels, and other mammals roaming the forests, while wetland areas teem with frogs, turtles, and snakes. Each season brings new opportunities for observation, from the vibrant activity of spring and summer to the serene beauty of winter. Whether you're an avid birder or simply looking to connect with nature, the Roanoke Valley Greenways provide endless opportunities for wildlife encounters. Plan your visit today and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Virginia's countryside.

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  • Directions: Please see website for directions to specific Greenway locations.
  • Major Access Routes: I-81, I-581, US 220, US 460
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  • Additional Information: The Roanoke Valley features over 22 miles of greenways with plans to add more in the future.

    The following are some of the most popular greenways:

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Friday Hours: Open
  • Holidays Closed: Open
  • Monday Hours: Open
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  • Saturday Hours: Open
  • Sports: Walking, Running, Biking, Fishing, Inline Skating
  • Sunday Hours: Open
  • Thursday Hours: Open
  • Tuesday Hours: Open
  • Wednesday Hours: Open