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June 11, 2023

Join us on Sunday, June 11, 2023, as we travel Mountain Lake Resort, Pembroke, VA. The rustic and historic Mountain Lake Lodge sits in the middle of a 2,600 acre nature preserve and is surrounded by Appalachian Mountains. Mountain Lake was the setting for the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. You will be able to visit the shops, see the hotel and explore the grounds.

  • We visit two of Virginia’s remaining covered bridges. The 1912 Link Covered Bridge, and the 1916 Clover Hollow Covered Bridge.
  • We will visit the Narrow’s Duck Pond and Mill Dam. A buffet lunch will be at Anna’s Restaurant in Narrow’s.
  • We will travel along the scenic New River on part of our journey.
  • A stop will be made at the April 16 Memorial, We Remember, on the campus of Virginia Tech. There are
  • 32 engraved Hokie Stones.
  • As we begin our journey home, we will make other stops of interest as time allows.

PRICE PER PERSON: $65. Full amount is due when reservation is made.

PRICE INCLUDES: Round trip motor coach transportation, visits to listed attractions, buffet lunch at Anna’s, and a tour host.

DEPARTURE TIMES AND LOCATIONS: The Parks and Recreation bus/van will depart at 9:00 a.m. from the Valley View Mall, Roanoke (park in the overflow parking lot between Belk and I-581); at 9:15 a.m. from the Food Lion, Exit 137, Salem, VA; and at 9:40 a.m. from Hardee’s, Exit 118, Christiansburg, VA. Return time is around 6:00 p.m. or earlier.

CANCELLATION POLICY: The trip is based on a minimum amount of paid participants by May 28, 2023. If we cancel the trip, a full refund will be given. If you cancel before May 28, a refund less $30 will be given. After May 28, there will be no refunds.

REGISTRATION: Call Roanoke Parks and Recreation at (540) 853-2236 or use this link: Registration link:

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June 11, 2023