Course Overview: Expectations, Gear List, Schedule, etc. This course will take place in the backcountry on a
Course Overview: Expectations, Gear List, Schedule, etc.
This course will take place in the backcountry on a backpacking trip.
Location: Carvins Cove Natural Reserve Cabin, 9590 Reservoir Road, Roanoke VA 24019; https://www.playroanoke.com/parks-facilities/carvins-cove-natural-reserve/
Course fee includes instruction, curriculum and teaching materials, a subscription to the Leave No Trace Tracker and a one-year Leave No Trace Individual Membership. Meals Day #1 lunch through Day #5 lunch, group equipment, and transportation during the course are also included. The group will spend the night in the backcountry on Days #2-4, but students are responsible for their own lodging on Day #1.
Lodging Options nearby for before/after course and on Day #1:
- Hotels (all 10-15 minute drive):
- Hampton Inn Roanoke/I-81 Hollins: 7922 Plantation Rd, Roanoke VA 24019, (540) 563-5656
- Country Inn & Suites by Radisson: 7860 Plantation Rd, Roanoke VA 24019, (540) 366-5678
- Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott: 7944 Plantation Rd, Roanoke VA 24019, (540) 362-4200
- Days Inn by Wyndham: 8118 Plantation Rd, Roanoke VA, 24019, (540) 759-7898
- Camping (30 minute drive)
- Explore Park: 56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke VA 24014, https://www.roanokecountyparks.com/375/Camping , (540) 427-1800
19 (Monday) 8:00 AM - 23 (Friday) 5:00 PM
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve Cabin
9590 Reservoir Rd