Featured Adventures

Welcome to our Trail Programs Featured Adventures Section!  We hope you find
something you will enjoy.

Cross Country Skiing at Mountain Lake Conservancy, January 24, 2015
(18+, 14+ with an adult) Mountain Lake Conservancy sits above 4000’ in Giles County and with an extensive trail system based on the north side of the mountain, snow is abundant there even when the valleys below are wet with rain. Our instructors will show you in the ins and outs of traditional cross country skiing close to home and among the beautiful views of southwestern Virginia. Price includes transportation and instruction. Ski rentals will be the responsibility of participants and the trip will stop at Back Country Ski and Sports in Blacksburg on the way to the trails to get rentals.

Meeting Date: Saturday, January 24 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Price: $25 plus the cost of equipment rental if necessary
Departure Location: Public Works Service Center 1802 Courtland Road NE in Roanoke.
The deadline to register is Wednesday, January 21.

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Cross Country Skiing Trip to Whitegrass, January 30-February 1, 2015
(18+, 10+ with an adult) Whitegrass Resort in Canaan Valley West Virginia is an east coast mecca for cross country skiing. This trip will allow you to explore the winter amenities of Canaan Valley, including sledding at Blackwater Falls State Park, a winter hike to Blackwater Falls, cross country skiing at Whitegrass, and local restaurants. This trip includes all lodging (double occupancy), breakfasts, sledding, day pass, lesson, and rental at Whitegrass, and transportation. Lunches and dinners are on your own. Trip leaves at 7 a.m. on Friday and returns at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Meeting Date: Friday, January 30 at 7:00 a.m.-Sunday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Price: $299
Departure Location: Public Works Service Center 1802 Courtland Road NE in Roanoke.
The deadline to register is Sunday, January 18. Registration is being taken by phone for this trip. Please call Renee Powers, Outdoor Recreation Specialist, at 540-853-5867 to register.