Rural Retreat Lake
This 90-acre lake is home to Muskellunge (Musky), Largemouth Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass, Northern Pike, Sunfish, Channel Catfish, and Crappy. The lake has a boat ramp, ample shoreline fishing, picnic shelters, campgrounds, and a concession that sells food, bait, and tackle. The Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department operates a swimming pool adjacent to the lake. The boat ramp and lake are open 24-hours a day, year-round, with the other facilities open seasonally.
Stocked Trout Pond at Rural Retreat Lake
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.