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Central and Western Virginia Sights

Mill Mountain Zoo

  • Zoo/Aquarium

Fodor's Review

Sharing the mountaintop with the star is the Mill Mountain Zoo. Asian animals are center stage here, including a rare Siberian tiger, snow leopards, and red pandas. Ride the Zoo Choo train for $2.

Sight Information


Mill Mountain Park; follow Walnut St. south 2 mi from downtown Roanoke; or take Pkwy. Spur Rd. 3 mi north from Blue Ridge Pkwy. at milepost 120.3, Roanoke, Virginia, 24034, United States




Sight Details:

  • $7.50
  • Daily 10–5; gate closes at 4:30


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Oct 1, 2009

Mill Mountain Zoo Review

A kiddie petting zoo at the top of Mill Mountain. I saw exotic birds, snakes, red panda, monkeys, etc. Young kids, families should visit. Also, walk up to the Star which lights up at night. Its safe to visit Roanoke.

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