Recreation Centers
2000 J B Fishburn Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24013
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Discovery Center

The Mill Mountain Discovery Center is Roanoke Parks and Recreation’s newest recreation center, most commonly used for Nature Education programs. The Discovery Center features a beautiful wildflower garden, as well as interactive educational exhibits and live creatures. The Discovery Center’s is home to a black snake, corn snake and box turtle.

Reserved for a wide range of special occasions, including birthday parties, weddings, dinner parties and community events, the Discovery Center is a popular attraction atop Mill Mountain.

Discovery Center Amenities:

  • ADA Accessible Restrooms
  • Water Fountain
  • Tables
  • Wildflower Garden
  • Interactive Exhibits
  • Black Snake Exhibit
  • Corn Snake Exhibit
  • Box Turtle Exhibit

Environmental Education Programs


Discovery Center Hours:

April – Thanksgiving
Thursday – Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving – March
Thursday – Sunday
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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