Roanoke River nominated for favorite urban kayaking spot in USA TODAY contest

Roanoke Valley News

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — If you love kayaking and paddling on the Roanoke River, right now is the perfect chance to show it off!

The Roanoke River is one of 20 nominees for USA TODAY’s “Reader’s Choice 2021” for best urban kayaking spot.

The 45-mile waterway offers easy paddling for most of its length, making it an easy starting river.

The Roanoke River is ranked second out of the 20 rivers as of this writing, but if you would like to vote to push this southwest Virginia river up to number one, follow this link. You can vote once a day until noon on Feb. 15.

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