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  1. ScareQuest at Explore Park (ages 4+)

    October 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore your fears on select nights in October. Treetop Quest will be transformed into a night zip-line and challenge course adventure for ages four and up. Select your scare level and choose from three different narratives. A ghostly guide will lead you on an interactive adventure including a ghost story, obstacle/zip-line challenge, and time on our giant black-light spider web.

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  2. ScareQuest at Explore Park (ages 4+)

    October 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore your fears on select nights in October. Treetop Quest will be transformed into a night zip-line and challenge course adventure for ages four and up. Select your scare level and choose from three different narratives. A ghostly guide will lead you on an interactive adventure including a ghost story, obstacle/zip-line challenge, and time on our giant black-light spider web.

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  3. Challenge Hike (NPS Ranger Program)

    October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Explore Park

    Challenge your family and yourself by coming on a longer and more strenuous hike with a National Park Ranger. Explore the more remote trails of Explore Park. Meant for older kids and adults. Bring water and snacks and wear closed-toed shoes.

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  4. Bats! (ages 5+)

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Join the Park’s Naturalist for a fun and educational program all about BATS! Using a variety of hands-on activities learn all about these fascinating and often misunderstood creatures of the night. Families will form BAT science research teams and discover many of the bats' secrets. The $5.00 fee covers the cost of participants “Nature Watch” educational bat craft and helps cover the cost of bat boxes participants will help construct to hang in the Park! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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  5. ScareQuest at Explore Park (ages 4+)

    October 26, 2019, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore your fears on select nights in October. Treetop Quest will be transformed into a night zip-line and challenge course adventure for ages four and up. Select your scare level and choose from three different narratives. A ghostly guide will lead you on an interactive adventure including a ghost story, obstacle/zip-line challenge, and time on our giant black-light spider web.

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  6. Into the Darkness Trail Run

    October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Explore Park

    This is the Roanoke Valley’s most unique event. The course will take you through 4 miles of the Explore Park. The course consists of 3 miles of twisty rolling single track and 1 mile of grass and asphalt roads. These trails will be marked with reflective arrows, glow sticks, and the occasional surprise (nothing scary, this is a family event). Every effort will be taken so that you will easily be able to find your way and stay on course.

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  7. Scenic Horseback Trail Ride (ages 18+)

    October 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Explore Park

    Saddle up and experience real world riding with no experience needed. Travel through rolling hills, woodlands and fields in a pristine natural landscape near Explore Park. Must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Helmets and tack included. Stables are located less than two miles from Explore Park's service entrance on Rutrough Road. Rides will met at 3225 Deer Path Trail, Roanoke, VA 24014. Each session is limited to six riders, with a weight limit of 225 pounds.

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  8. ScareQuest at Explore Park (ages 4+)

    October 27, 2019, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore your fears on select nights in October. Treetop Quest will be transformed into a night zip-line and challenge course adventure for ages four and up. Select your scare level and choose from three different narratives. A ghostly guide will lead you on an interactive adventure including a ghost story, obstacle/zip-line challenge, and time on our giant black-light spider web.

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