Less than 6 miles from Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center is the Mill Mountain Star, Roanoke's highest point. Built in 1949, the 88 1/2 foot Mill Mountain Star uses 17,500 watts of power and has been glowing red, white and blue since the beginning of the Iraq War.
Visitors of Mountain Mill Park can enjoy a variety of attractions including the following: picnic areas, moderate level hiking, Mill Mountain Zoo, and Mill Mountain Discovery Center.
The park closes at 11:00 pm
Location: 210 Reserve Ave., Roanoke, VA