Tour Location Key: CV = Central Virginia | NRV = New River Valley | ROA = Roanoke Valley | WP = West Piedmont

Self-guided

Art by Bike: (ROA)

Take a trip around Roanoke and discover the hidden beauty. 11 miles, elevation 414 feet. Roads with light to moderate traffic.

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Art by Bike (Greenway) (ROA):

The Greenway version of Art By Bike is 7 miles, elevation 300 feet. Primarily Greenway, roads with light traffic or bike lanes.

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Flood of ’85 (ROA):

Visit sites affected by the historic and deadly 1985 flood on this 8-mile bicycle tour. The tour is on greenway and streets that are lightly traveled and/or have bicycle facilities.

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Haunted Tour by Bike (ROA):

A casual bicycle ride to discover the most famous haunted sites in Roanoke. 6 miles, elevation 371 feet.

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John Garland's Paper Route:

This 10 mile tour takes you on the 1950s paper route once run by Former City Councilman John Garland. Tour Created by Jeff Collignon.

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Holiday Lights - Grandin (ROA):

A bike ride to view some of the best holiday lights Roanoke has to offer! 5 miles, elevation 303 feet. NOTE: This is a seasonal route and lights can only be viewed during the holiday.

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Melrose Historic and Endangered Sites (ROA):

Enjoy Roanoke’s endangered historic sites — before they are lost forever. This route is 6.5 miles, residential streets and some off-road terrain.

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Neon Lights of Roanoke (ROA):

See Roanoke’s best neon lights on this 6-mile night tour. Best for bicyclists who are comfortable with light to moderate traffic.

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Pedals and Pantsuits (ROA):

Enjoy a ride through Roanoke and learn about the effect of influential women in the area. 8 miles, 450 feet. Mix of greenway and residential roads, mostly light traffic.

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Rail by Bike (ROA):

Roanoke’s history as a rail town can be seen in 9 miles on a mix of greenway and mostly low-traffic streets with some moderate traffic.

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Roam The Huck (Short) (NRV):

The Roam the Huck self-guided tour is a chance to learn about the history of the Huckleberry Trail. The route is approximately 14 miles and will start at the Trail head near the Blacksburg Library.

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Roam The Huck (Long) (NRV):

The Roam the Huck self-guided tour is a chance to learn about the history of the Huckleberry Trail. The route is approximately 27 miles and will start at the Trail head near the Blacksburg Library.

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Scary Roanoke by Bike (ROA):

Enjoy this short 4 mile look at the SCARY side of Roanoke. Tour created by Jeff Collignon.

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Storm Drain Inlet Art by Bike (ROA):

Enjoy a tour of Roanoke's storm drain inlet art in 9 miles on mostly low-traffic streets with some moderate traffic.

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Tweed Ride: Salem Historical Sites (ROA)

A genteel bike tour meandering throughout Downtown Salem and on the Roanoke River Greenway, exploring some of Salem's hidden historical treasures.

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Tweed Ride: Vinton Historical Sites (ROA)

A genteel bike tour meandering from Downtown Vinton, along the Wolf Creek Greenway, through the countryside and back, exploring some of Vinton's historical sites and scenic views.

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West End by Bike (ROA):

Historic buildings from West End to historic Henry Street, including the 400 block of Gilmer St which bred influential Civil Rights figures. 6 miles, mix of greenway and residential roads, mostly light traffic.

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Scenic Views

Scenic Views by Bike – Brambleton (ROA):

Scenic views aren’t always mountains. Enjoy secret wooded paths while discovering a route that parallels Brambleton Ave SW. This route is 4 miles, 375 feet elevation, low traffic, rough terrain.

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Scenic Views by Bike – Dillons Mill/Adney Gap (WP):

This 8 mile scenic view tour takes you from Dillons Mill to Adney Gap in order to enjoy the beauty that can be found in this area of Franklin County.

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Scenic Views by Bike – Mountain View (ROA):

Trains and mountains–iconic Roanoke. This route is 5.7 miles, 480 feet elevation, mostly low-traffic roads, some with moderate traffic.

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Scenic Views by Bike – Southeast (ROA):

Pictures don’t do it justice. Better bike this route and see it for yourself. This route is 6 miles, 530 feet elevation, mostly low-traffic roads, some off-road.

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Scenic Views by Bike – Wades Gap Road (WP):

This 11 mile ride takes you the entire length of the beautiful Wades Gap Road and passes some of the most scenic spots in Callaway.

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Scenic Views by Bike – Webster Corner Loop (WP):

This beautiful mountain loop passes some of Callaway's signature landmarks, including the award winning Chaos Mountain Brewery. The mostly paved 6 mile loop climbs and then descends roughly 700 feet on mixed surface. Make sure to follow the 1/4 mile spur to visit the historic Monte Vista Community Park and picnic shelter.

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Scenic Views by Bike – Valley View (ROA):

If you ride this north-to-south, it’s all downhill (mostly). This route is 7.6 miles, 395 feet elevation, mostly trail and low-traffic roads with some moderate-traffic road.

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Scavenger Hunts

Roanoke's Hidden Art (ROA):

Do you have a little down time? Try to find all of the art listed on this map. Whether you do it all at once or little by little, this is a great way to explore Roanoke while enjoying some beautiful art along the way.

Lions of Roanoke (ROA):

Do you like exploring Roanoke by bike? Why not learn new places to bike while trying to discover all of the lions listed on this map. You can do them all at the same time, or spend a little time each day finding more! (Photos by Rachel Ruhlen)