Nature Education

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is a regional leader in experiential outdoor programming and nature interpretation. 


  • Nature Interpretation - Our staff naturalists specialize in educational outreach, each with intimate knowledge of our region’s unique flora and fauna. 
  • Guided Hikes - Take advantage of Roanoke County’s extensive trail systems and passive recreation space with the naturalist staff who know it best.
  • Custom Experiences - Design a STEM based lesson plan for your group based on your needs.


  • Camp Roanoke - A private retreat location during the spring and summer, this facility is a great location to host educational events with our staff naturalists.
  • Explore Park - A 1,100 acre recreation facility with 14 miles of trails, river frontage and a variety of diverse ecosystems to explore.
  • Off Site - Ask how our staff can come to visit your group.

Plan Your Experience

Contact our outdoor program staff at (540) 387-6114 or email