Floodwaters

Garden City to Downtown Roanoke

Floodwaters

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Route vetted by members of the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club

 

 

Distance: 6.0 miles
Difficulty: Easy
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Garden City to Downtown Roanoke

This route will bring you straight up Garden City Boulevard towards downtown, then quickly onto the Roanoke River Greenway. A leisurely ride along the greenway to Roanoke Memorial Hospital will connect you to the Mill Mountain Greenway along Williamson Road, through Elmwood Park, and from there to the Rail Walk and the Transportation Museum.

Directions
Start at: Intersection of Garden City Blvd. and Yellow Mountain Rd.
1.8 mi – Follow Garden City Blvd. north. Use with caution; road can narrow at times.
0.2 mi – Cross Riverland Rd. to IGA parking lot. Go straight along left side of IGA.
1.6 mi – Turn left onto Roanoke River Greenway.
0.0 mi – Turn left onto Piedmont St.
0.1 mi – Turn right onto Hailton Ter.
0.3 mi – Turn left onto Walnut Ave.
0.9 mi – Turn right onto Jefferson St.
0.4 mi – Turn left onto Norfolk Ave./Rail Walk
0.4 mi – End at: Virginia Museum of Transportation.

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