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Roanoke Canal Trail

Access points- River Rd, Canal Arts Center, Aqueduct, and RR Lake Dam
The Roanoke Canal is one of the areas most valuable historic and natural resources in the Roanoke Valley. The Canal Trail is over 7 ½ miles long. 4 ½ miles are located in Roanoke Rapids and is maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department by agreement with the Roanoke Canal Commission. Approximately 80 acres of open space are associated with the trail in Roanoke Rapids between I - 95 and Weldon boat landing.

For more information, visit: http://roanokecanal.com/

Leaf Collection Notification

  • Leaf Collection Notifications

        Loose leaf season has ended. It will resume in November.      Crews work a daily assigned route and cannot take special requests or special arrangements. Loose leaf piles should be placed behind the curb or edge of pavement without blocking the sidewalk or street. Do not rake or blow leaves into the...

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