Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Roanoke RIver Greenway’

Kiwanis Club Dedicates Greenway Project

The Kiwanis Club of Roanoke dedicated its environmental education project on the Roanoke River Greenway with a celebration last Saturday, one that included the president of the Kiwanis International organization.  Paul Palazzolo, based in Springfield, IL, had attendees at the Wasena Park picnic shelter in stitches as he spoke about former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, […]

Roanoke Celebrates Greenway

With the completion of the Roanoke River Greenway now within sight, and other urban trails completed or well along in the planning stage, the city’s parks and recreation department decided to celebrate. The first ever Greenway Festival, held at Smith and Wasena Parks last Saturday, featured information kiosks, short canoe rides on the Roanoke River, […]

Newest Greenway Segment Offers Country Vistas

Newest Greenway Segment Offers Country Vistas

There are busy streets and residential areas nearby, but the newest section of the Roanoke River Greenway, which just opened, includes the kind of views this area is known for. It is a 1.2-mile segment in Salem, and offers a quick and easy way to get away from it all. Parking is available at the […]

New Greenway Stage Dedicated

Roanoke Parks and Recreation held a frigid dedication on Tuesday for the new Hamilton Terrace section of the Roanoke River Greenway. The long awaited section was completed in December and turned what was a dangerous jog on busy roads surrounding Roanoke Memorial Hospital into a safe swing beneath no less than four bridges that come […]



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