Backpacking 101 (with Roanoke Parks and Recreation)

This is a Roanoke City Parks & Recreation activity. You will need to register with Roanoke Parks and Recreation. You may do so at this link:

(18+,12+ with adult) Ever wanted to get into backpacking but don’t know where to start? Join us on a 2 day, 1 night journey over moderately difficult terrain out in the wilderness. We will be learning the basic fundamentals about backpacking and everything you need to know so that you can enjoy the great outdoors. During this guided trip, participants will experience forest scenery and beautiful mountain vistas. You can choose to bring your own gear or borrow from us. Food, transportation, and leadership provided. If you have always wanted to backpack or would like to dust off your old backpack, this trip is for you!

Please note: Parent or guardian must be present on this trip for participants under age 18.


Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Depart from: Public Works Service Center

Register By:9/6/2019



For questions contact Susan 540-853-5360