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Roanoke County receives award for Explore Park Adventure Plan

The Virginia Municipal League awarded Roanoke County the 2017 Innovation Award.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Roanoke's Explore Park received recognition for its Adventure Plan.

The Virginia Municipal League awarded Roanoke County the 2017 Innovation Award in the economic development category. 

The Explore Park Adventure Plan outlines a 20-year vision for developing amenities at the park. The county spent about a year getting public input and creating a unique business plan. 

The Virginia Municipal League is a statewide, nonprofit association of city, town and county governments. It works to helps improve and assist local governments through legislative advocacy, research, education and other services.