• Michelle Gill

Playin' in the Water around Roanoke

Local swim holes, creeks, and more within an hour of Roanoke:

  • Roanoke River - Where to get in? - the back side of Explore Park, Wasena Park, the Greenway, Greenhill Park in Salem, ...

  • Douthat State Park

  • Bottom Creek Gorge - Bent Mountain Waterfall

  • Fenwick Mines Waterfall in Craig County

  • Big Mary's Creek Slide in Staunton

  • Jenning's Creek in Arcadia

  • Maury River in Buena Vista

  • Arnold Valley Pool in Natural Bridge Station

  • Fallingwater Cascades near Peaks of Otter

  • Claytor Lake

  • Glade Creek in Vinton

  • Humpback Bridge Park in Covington (Dunlap Creek)

  • Roaring Run in Eagle Rock

  • Falling Springs Waterfall in Covington

  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park

  • Panther Falls in Vesuvius

  • Longdale Park in Clifton Forge (Thanks for the info Sam! Longdale may not be currently open to the public.)

  • Lake Moomaw (Thank you, Shaylynn.)

Further than an hour but on my to-do list:

Devil's Bathtub in Dungannon

Blue Hole - Sugar Hollow Reserve in Crozet

Jefferson Pools (closed currently)

Let me know of places that you have found that I can add to my list or post pictures or good things to know about the places that I have list! Can't wait to hear from you.


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