Wytheville, Virginia

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Wytheville, Virginia, USA

Recreation in Wytheville, Virginia

State Parks

  • New River Trail State Park 276-699-6778
    176 Orphanage Drive, Wytheville, VA 24360
    Located in Foster Falls
    A 57-mile long state park that follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way, this park features an array of amenities, including five campgrounds in different locations... more info  map

Recreation Areas

  • Big Bend Picnic Area 276-228-5551
    Located on Big Walker Mountain
    Seven picnic units with tables, grills, and fireplaces and excellent views from atop Big Walker Mountain are located at this picnic area which is set amidst orchard... more info  map

  • Stony Fork Recreation Area 276-228-5551
    155 Sherwood Forest Road, Wytheville, VA 24382
    Part of and just off the Big Walker National Scenic Byway, this is a recreation area of the Jefferson National Forest. Stony Fork creek runs through the campground,... more info  map


  • Brackens Fish Hatchery 276-228-7836
    Route 4, Box 568, Wytheville, VA 24382
    Located on State Road 654
    This former federal fish hatchery was the first federal hatchery in the nation. It offers rainbow trout fishing in a pond on the premises. The hatchery also offers pond... more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Appalachian Trail 276-228-5551
    155 Sherwood Forest Road, Wytheville, VA 24382
    Southwestern Virginia includes some of the most spectacular sections of this famous Maine-to-Georgia footpath, complete with wilderness high summits, mature timber, and... more info  map

  • Monster Rock Hiking Trail
    155 Sherwood Forest Road, Wytheville, VA 24382
    This short trail hike leaves Big Walker Lookout parking lot and leads to a large rock outcrop. Monster Rock is an outstanding vista of the Stony Fork watershed which... more info  map

  • Seven Sisters Trail 276-228-5551
    155 Sherwood Forest, Wytheville, VA 24382
    Wythe Ranger District, Jefferson Nat'l Forest
    Almost five miles in length, this moderately difficult trail is open-ended, so it is necessary to backtrack or arrange for pickup. Nice views and great exercise await... more info  map

Outfitters & Guides

  • New River Adventures 276-228-8311
    1007 North Fourth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382
    A full service outfitter and guide company that provides guided fishing, biking, canoeing, back packing, and kayaking trips. They also offer tube rentals and shuttle... more info  map


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