Carvins Cove Natural Reserve is a 12,700-acre (51 km2) city park in Botetourt and Roanoke counties, Virginia. Managed by the Western Virginia Water Authority and the City of Roanoke, it is the fifth-largest city park in the United States, and the second-largest city park managed by a municipality. Within the park's boundary is Carvins Cove Reservoir and also the main ridgeline of Brushy Mountain, which rises about 1200 feet above the lake's waterline.Using our international travel planner, Roanoke attractions like Carvins Cove Natural Reserve can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Beautiful scenery and good walking path. Enjoyed the beauty created by God! The price is reasonable, bathrooms clean and the view stunning. more »
Very enjoyable place to spend time kayaking. You can either bring your own or rent (very reasonably priced). We rented ours. Staff was friendly and helpful. It was a very pretty place for a... more »
The cove has become a special place for us...we got married at Carvin's Cove almost 3 years ago. We love kayaking and hiking and enjoying the beauty of nature at the Cove!
I've been going here since I was 7 years old with my mom. We used to enjoy a day of fishing all around the cove on both ends from morning to night. I have a lot of childhood memories in this place.
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