Roanoke Valley Greenways

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Greenways are open-space corridors reserved for recreational use or environmental preservation that connect urban centers. Most greenways can be found along rivers, across ridgelines and along other scenic or historic routes. These spaces often have hiking or multi-use trails, which help link Roanoke's natural beauty to its charming neighborhoods and vibrant downtown.What is there to do on a greenway? You can always take a walk or go for a run, of course, but there are actually a lot of other ways to spice up your greenway experience. You might bike to your favorite restaurant or shop, have a picnic with your friends and family, fly a kite, watch nature, fish, play with your dogs or learn in-line skating.Your group could volunteer to "Adopt-a-Greenway" section to help keep the space clean and enjoyable. Whatever you're into, greenways improve the quality of life in Roanoke, not only for human users, but for the plant and animal populations that call these areas home.

  • Major Access Routes: I-81, I-581, US 220, US 460
  • Directions: Please see website for directions to specific Greenway locations.
  • Sunday Hours: Open
  • Monday Hours: Open
  • Tuesday Hours: Open
  • Wednesday Hours: Open
  • Thursday Hours: Open
  • Friday Hours: Open
  • Saturday Hours: Open
  • Holidays Closed: Open
  • Restrooms:
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Sports: Walking, Running, Biking, Fishing, Inline Skating
  • 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: