Welcome to the Roanoke River Blueway
The Roanoke River Blueway offers a unique combination of urban, front country, and back country recreation opportunities in the upper Roanoke River watershed. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, tubing, wading, wildlife viewing, and watershed education – with convenient access to other outdoor and cultural amenities in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
Roanoke River Blueway Receives Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award
The Roanoke River Blueway received a 2016 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for implementation of the Virginia Outdoors Plan.The awards recognize the significant contributions of environmental and conservation leaders in four categories: sustainability, environmental project, land conservation, and implementation of the Virginia Outdoors Plan.