Animals Love Wytheville Too
Animals from six of the seven continents reside at the 45-acres Fort Chiswell Animal Park. Come see Cheeto the giraffe, camels, zebras, buffalo, monkeys, parrots and many others!
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Southwest Virginia's premiere Lavender farm.Our 14 theme display gardens showcase herb and perennial collections. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy tea on the patio and watch the hummingbirds feast on the flowers. The gardens are alive with colorful plants, butterflies and birds. Walk through Flying Flowers, southwest Virginia's only walk through butterfly house. Take a guided tour with Lick Mountain Excursions or hike the trails up to Crystal Springs Recreation Area
We are a small family owned and operated alpaca farm conveniently located just minutes from both I-77 & I-81 in beautiful SW Virginia. Visitors to the farm are able to interact with our 18 alpacas as they graze in their rolling mountain pastures. Some lucky visitors may get to collect eggs from our free range chickens or observe our honey bees busy at work(from a distance). Plan to spend a few hours visiting with us and feel free to have a picnic along our peaceful banks of Cove Creek. We offer alpaca sales, boarding, breeding and mentorship. We offer 90
Fort Chiswell Animal Park is the largest zoo in Southwest Virginia and provides one of the most interactive animal experiences you will find anywhere in the State! The 45 acre zoo is home to animals from six continents and is conveniently located less than three miles off Exit 80 on I-81/I-77. In the Petting Zoo you'll get the chance to pet and feed goats, llamas, and deer. You can throw peanuts to the monkeys or snap a photo of the zoo's wallaby family. The hands-on fun moves to a whole new level when you board the Safari Bus for a guided ride through the Outback. The Safari Bus Tour is the highlight of the Fort Chiswell Animal Park experience and brings you nose-to-nose with camels, zebra, ostrich, antelope, buffalo, and more! It's the zoo where the animals WANT to see you--so don't forget your camera! You're invited to come take a ride on the wild side and experience a place you'll never forget.
Wytheville and Wythe County are all about fun and experiencing incredible attractions that you will only find here in our small but bountiful part of Southwest Virginia.
Due to its stellar location at I-81 and I-77, as well as some divine cuisine, Wytheville has long been known by travelers as THE place to stop and have some great food.