Rural Retreat

Places to Visit

Great Outdoors
Big Walker Mountain Birding and Wildlife Trail
Explore Wythe County's dynamic grasslands and breathtaking vistas on this birding and wildlife loop. Starting in the Wytheville watershed at Big...
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Rural Retreat Lake
Rural Retreat Lake is a 90-acre impoundment owned by the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. Located just south of the community of...
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Rural Retreat Lake Disc Golf Course
Very open, short, beginner-friendly course with a few hills added in. Nine holes.
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Trans-America Bike Route
The Trans-America Bike Route, first organized as a Bicentennial cross-country cycling route in 1976, traverses Southwest Virginia beginning at the...
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Handmade and Homegrown

Black Horse Artisan
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Cobb Hill Alpacas
Conveniently located just minutes from both I-77 & I-81, Cobb Hill Alpacas is home to one of nature's most luxurious fiber producing animals...
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Rural Retreat Depot
The Rural Retreat Depot was restored, and is operated by the Rural Retreat Depot Foundation as a Learning Museum and Event Center. During the summer...
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