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Mill Mountain Star and Park

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Address: 210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4919
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A "must see" on most visitors list, an 88-foot manmade star (the...

A "must see" on most visitors list, an 88-foot manmade star (the largest in the world) sits on majestic Mill Mountain along with a beautifully landscaped city park, that boasts hiking and biking trails, and a zoo.

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Mill Mountain Star is a must see for both locals and visitors. The 280 degree view of Roanoke and surrounding mountains is beautiful. There are several trails which we will hike... read more

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Rocky Mount, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mill Mountain Star is a must see for both locals and visitors. The 280 degree view of Roanoke and surrounding mountains is beautiful. There are several trails which we will hike in the Spring. It was a cold day so we did not visit the zoo this time, but look forward to visiting with family this summer.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Drove to the star, great view of Roanoke. Worth the trip, wished we had dressed for the cooler wind, however. Would like to hike the trails when we have more time.

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East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved this experience !! Spectacular views of the mountains ! Great for all ages! Our family captured a special family photo for our memories !

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Thank Lovethecoopers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I think it's worth the trip. Such amazing view of Roanoke. Pictures don't do it justice.The big star is pretty cool too! On a nice day plan a picnic

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Columbus, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We parked at the bottom and hiked to the top. It was not a hard hike at all. If you don't want to hike, just drive up. The view is nice. We have seen it in the fall and the winter. The star is just a big metal star with lights. But it is the biggest man made star in... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This iconic star and park towers above the city of Roanoke, Virginia and provides tourists and residents alike with a breathtaking view of most of the Roanoke Valley. It symbolizes the beauty of a very underated Southern City and serves as a meeting place for locals. It's free and that includes parking. It also has easy access to, America's most... More 

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Hudson, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove to the top of the mountain to see the Star first hand. It is beautiful and the view is spectacular you can see forever. The story of the Star is clear and easy to read. I would recommend people of all ages to see this.

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Thank wanananawana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mill Mountain Star Park is worth the visit. The view is beautiful. You can see the city of Roanoke and the surrounding areas. Bathrooms area is close by. There is a trail for hiking. Parking can be crowded but another parking lot is a short walk.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times love it great for families and couples I love that this is right in our backyard

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a long drive, but it is worth it. Amazing views of the city, and you get up close to the big star.

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