Explore Park Campground near Roanoke Virginia provides primitive tent, electric hookup RV, cabin and yurt camping in a county run park. Operated by concessionaire the camping facilities opened in 2018 with additional amenities being added to the park as time progresses. Located along the Blue Ridge Parkway the campground provides a reasonably priced camping option in the area. Advanced reservations can be made online and are recommended.

    The park has hiking and mountain biking trails, disc golf and horseback riding.

    Accommodations include (from their website):

    Pod Cabins: These unique arched roof structures pack lots of amenities into a small space. Contains a queen size bed with mattress (ground level) and full size loft bunk with mattress (requires climbing a ladder). Served by a nearby bathhouse. These units contain heating and air conditioning. A refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker are included. Linens are not included, but may be rented for an extra fee.

    Yurts: Sleep up to six in a spacious 16 foot wide yurt. A private sink and toilet are included except when winterized December through March. These units are not heated.  A refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker are included. Linens are not included, but may be rented for an extra feeSites D18, D19 & D21 contain a three-level double bunk bed. Site D14 contains one queen size bed.

    RV Sites: Pull into a small site served by a nearby bathhouse. Electric only, no hookup. 50 amp service. Site dimensions are 12′ by 35′.