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Pete’s Pick: Leaf Peepin’ and McAfee Shuttle

I love summer and all, but the day I can put on my fleece is a good day. Fall is my season. The days are cool (hence the fleece) making it perfect for hiking and […]

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The Ultimate Go Cross Spectator’s Guide: Get Ready for the Raddest Weekend Around

Cross is here folks! Get ready for a weekend that’s not just about the cycling; it’s about the spectacle! Virginia’s Blue Ridge Go Cross Cyclocross presented by Fat Tire weekend is the perfect time for […]

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Time for Public Comment: Craig Botetourt Scenic Trail

The Roanoke Region has an opportunity to create a 26-mile, multi-use, recreational trail that passes through both Craig and Botetourt Counties, and your input is needed. It’s natural to take for granted the incredible outdoor […]

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Fast Bikes, Fun Fans, and Fat Tire Ale

Fast Bikes, Fun Fans, and Fat Tire Ale One of the fastest-growing cyclocross races partners with one of the all-time greatest craft beers. ROANOKE, Va. (August 23, 2023): Professional and amateur bike racing returns to […]

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Blossoming Adventures: Picking Petals at Flower Farms

Get ready to step into a world of floral whimsy right here in the heart of the Roanoke Region by hitting up a local flower farm! What’s a flower farm, you ask? It’s exactly what […]

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Lake Moomaw Open Water Swim Is One-of-a-Kind Event 

The Lake Moomaw 1 Mile Open Water Swim is on Saturday, Aug. 19, and with space limited to 100 swimmers, there are just a few spots left!  

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5 Questions with The Peaks Retreat and Adventure Center

The Peaks Retreat and Adventure Center is a new outdoor recreation facility and venue in the region, and it’s quickly becoming a local favorite! We sat down with center director Susan Herndon-Powell to get the […]

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Uncovering the Roanoke Region’s Lesser-Known Parks: A Series

Hey there, fellow adventurers! Are you looking to expand your roster of favorite parks in the region? Do you crave something new to discover in your outdoor escapades? Well, guess what? We’ve got a secret […]

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Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer with Your Four-Legged Friends

The Dog Days of Summer It’s the “Dog Days of Summer” here in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and we’ve decided to sniff out all the wag-worthy spots! Whether you’re looking for tail-wagging hikes, drool-worthy drinking […]

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Pulse Release: Coming to a River Near You

What’s a “pulse release” you say? Gathright Dam separates Lake Moomaw from the Jackson River. On most days, the dam releases a moderate amount of water into the Jackson River. But every once in a […]

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