Roanoke River Greenway

Roanoke River Greenway is the backbone and main artery of the Roanoke Valley Greenway System. Within the City of Roanoke, it is the number one priority for completion. To date, the following sections are open to public use:

  • Blue Ridge Drive to Aerial Way (no trailheads at this section at this time)
  • Bridge Street to Bennington Park (trailheads listed below)
  • On road from Bennington Park and trailhead to the top of Underhill Road
  • Underhill Road to Tinker Creek Greenway (no trails at this section at this time)


The following sections of Roanoke River Greenway are under construction and should be open soon!

  • Aerial Way to Norfolk Southern Materials Yard (opening late Summer 2018)


The following sections are under design or yet to be funded:

  • Norfolk Southern Materials Yard to Bridge Street
  • Bennington Park to Underhill Road


The following trailheads are located along Roanoke River Greenway between Bridge Street and Bennington. 

  1. Bridge Street Trailhead
  2. Vic Thomas Park
  3. Wasena Park
  4. Smith Park
  5. River’s Edge Sports Complex
  6. Piedmont Park
  7. Bennington Park