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

Multiple Trails Closed at Carvins Cove for Local Races

As cooler temperatures creep into the forecast, race directors are taking advantage of the hospitable weather and giving…

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Connect to Roanoke Parks and Recreation with HAPPiFEET

Roanoke Parks and Recreation is committed to bringing you the best service and facilities possible, and with your…

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Outdoor Mentors Needed for New Outdoor Adventure Club

If you or someone you know has a love of the outdoors, we need your help! Big Brothers…

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