RURAL RETREAT LAKE & CAMPGROUND OPEN FOR THE SEASON

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Officials are excited that Rural Retreat Lake and Campground has opened for the season.

Wythe County Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Williams said he looks forward to starting another season at the lake.

“We are looking forward to seeing all the familiar and new faces as the lake opens for the season,” Williams said.  “Rural Retreat Lake is a great place for a family to relax and enjoy time together. We are also very fortunate to have dedicated management and support staff returning this year at the campground and pool.”

Williams said camping and shelter rates can be found online at the Rural Retreat Lake website: http://ruralretreatlake.com/reservations-rates-rural-retreat-lake/.

The Rural Retreat pool is scheduled to open up Memorial Day weekend. It will be open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday it is open from noon to 6 p.m. It will also be open on Memorial Day from noon to 6 p.m. The pool will also be open the weekend of June 1.

On June 6, the pool will start operating from Thursday through Sundays. Operating hours are Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays noon to 6 p.m. The pool may also be rented for evening pool parties.

Rural Retreat Lake is a 90-acre impoundment owned by the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. Located just south of the community of Rural Retreat, Va., the lake is surrounded by the Rural Retreat Lake Park, a recreational facility operated by Wythe County.

For more information or to learn more about Rural Retreat Lake call 276-686-4331 or visit:   http://ruralretreatlake.com/.

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