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    Craft Show and Sale at Brambleton Center November 3

    Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping! Join us at our 26th annual craft show held at the Brambleton Center. We'll have lots of crafts, goodies and gifts. Be sure to come out and support local artists. Read on...
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    Green Ridge Member Survey Now Available

    If you're a member or frequent visitor to Green Ridge Recreation Center, we want to hear from you! Our annual member survey is now available online through October 31. Read on...
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    All About Bats - Nature Program at Explore Park, Saturday, Oct. 27

    Join us for a fun and educational program all about Bats. Using a variety of hands-on activities learn about these fascinating and oft time misunderstood creatures of the night. Families will get to be Bat science research teams and discover many... Read on...
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    Horseback Obstacle Course at Explore Park - Oct. 20 and Nov. 17

    Test your horsemanship with a unique obstacle course challenge at the Niagara Ranch at Explore Park. Choose from a bring your own horse session on October 20 or use Reba Farm horses on November 17. Learn how to work your horse through the obstacles... Read on...
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    BOSU, Band & Glider Workshop at Green Ridge - Saturday, October 27

    Are you thinking about creating a new workout or adding variety to your current workout? Then this workshop is for you! Learn a variety of exercises using just your body weight to strengthen your core, improve your balance... Read on...
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    Stargazing with a Park Service Ranger - Saturday, August 20 at Explore Park

    Explore the night Sky at the Pine Mountain Overlook, the second overlook on the Roanoke River Parkway between the Blue Ridge Parkway and Explore Park. This programs will be held in place of our regular campfires on Saturday, August 20 at 8:30 PM... Read on...
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    Artisan Saturday - November 3 at Explore Park

    Watch local artisans demonstrate their craft and enjoy free family activities at Explore Park from 10am to 3pm! Love what you see? All featured craftspeople have their works for sale in the gift shop. There will also be live music and kids activities... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Offers Tour Rewards Throughout October

    Considering a Green Ridge Recreation Center membership? Prospective members are invited to take a tour this month and be entered into a drawing for a prize package including a free three-month membership, gym bag and guest passes! Only in October... Read on...
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    Pumpkin Carving & Cooking Class- Saturday, Oct. 20 at Green Ridge

    Learn some cool tracing and carving techniques that will astound your trick-or-treaters this year. Plus pumpkin seed treats, roasted pumpkin soup and a delicious pumpkin pie recipe from Chef Dominic, who made an appearance on Hell's Kitchen. Read on...
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    Cabin & Yurt Camping Opens at Explore Park November 9 - Now Booking

    Roanoke County is pleased to announce the opening of new overnight accommodations at Explore Park beginning Friday, November 9. Advance booking is now available for Pod Cabins, Yurts and RV camping spaces operated by Don’s Cab-Inns. A bathhouse on site... Read on...
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    Explore Your Fears with Haunted Mini Golf in October

    We’re building a haunted trail with 18-holes of miniature golf at Explore Park. Along the way you’ll experience ghouls, goblins, and frightening decor. Join us from 6:30pm to 10:00 pm on Oct. 19-21 and 26-28 by reserving your tee time today! Read on...
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    Our Work is Your Play! Dozens of Jobs Available with Roanoke County Parks

    Looking for employment that's both fun and fulfilling? We're hiring for dozens engaging part-time positions designed to improve the quality of life for our citizens and participants. More than a desk job, opportunities with Roanoke County make a huge... Read on...
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    New Bell Tent Platform Camping Now Available at Explore Park

    No need to bring your own tent! Now you can stay the night in a spacious bell tent from our partners at Blue Mountain Adventures. These unique shelters on wooden platforms sleep two easily. Two cots are provided, with up to two additional cots... Read on...
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    Explore Park Adds Seven New Horseback Programs This Fall

    Explore Park's new Niagara Ranch equestrian area is gearing up for a busy fall season with the announcement of seven new programs in October and November. Choose from weekend trail rides, obstacle courses and weekly riding lessons... Read on...
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    National Park Service Programs - Fridays & Saturdays at Explore Park

    Roanoke County is pleased to announce a new lineup of free interpretive programs at Explore Park, hosted by a National Park Service Ranger. From August to October the following series of free educational sessions will be held at the Visitor Center... Read on...
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