Rural Retreat Lake Campground to open June 12

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WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Wythe County Board of Supervisors and county staff announced that the Rural Retreat Lake Campground is expected to open to the public on June 12.

However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations set in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Rural Retreat Lake Pool will not be opening this year.

Visitors are encouraged to continue following public health guidelines and social distancing practices. This includes maintaining a distance of six feet and to avoid congregating in groups of
more than ten.

Those who want to make camping reservations at the Rural Retreat Lake Park can call (276) 686-4331 during business hours or may leave a message at (276) 223-4519 after hours to reserve a site. If you leave a message, remember to leave your name and phone number, as well as the date you wish to camp.

All other Wythe County Parks and Recreation activities remain suspended until further notice. This
includes sports leagues, practices, clinics and other activities coordinated by Wythe County Parks and Recreation.

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