Roanoke Parks and Recreation

The City of Roanoke’s Department of Parks and Recreation is a full-service, nationally accredited municipal agency that maintains nearly 14,000 acres of public land and provides the Roanoke Valley with two thousand recreational opportunities each year. With 60 parks, more than 90 miles of greenways and trails, five plazas, two outdoor swimming pools and seven recreation centers, Roanoke Parks and Recreation currently employees 62 full-time employees and roughly 158 part-time and seasonal employees.

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Monthly Newsletter

Learn about upcoming adventures, events and activities in Roanoke!

Recent Park Improvements

New tread work has been completed on Araminta trail at Carvins

New playground constructed in Sunrise Park

OG Trails features have been improved

New turf fields are being installed at River's Edge

Recent Blog Posts

Park and Greenway Closures due to Flooding

[caption id="attachment_7439" align="alignright" width="400"] Murray Run Greenway Flood Damage[/caption] UPDATE AS OF 10/16/18: Carvins Cove upper trails are…

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City of Roanoke Earns National Re-Accreditation

[caption id="attachment_7424" align="alignright" width="400"] Michael Clark (left), Director of Roanoke Parks and Recreation, accepts re-accreditation award at NRPA…

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Wiley Drive Bridge Temporarily Closed to Vehicular Traffic

The City of Roanoke wants citizens to know that the heavy rainfall over the past weekend has created…

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