Here at Sideline Orthopedics, one thing that really sets us apart is our multiple convenient locations. Our Blacksburg office is central to the entire New River Valley and our Bluefield office proudly serves much of southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia.
Our third location in Wytheville is convenient for our friends along the I-81/77 corridor, stretching into southside Virginia as well. If you’re not from the Wytheville area, we encourage you to make the trip to experience all that this scenic town has to offer. We love the Wytheville area and wanted to share a few of our favorite outdoor activities.
The Wytheville area boasts a whole host of attractions, many of which are tied to the New River that flows through the region. From parks that are perfect for a picnic to exciting hikes, there’s something for everyone.
If you’re looking for a nice picnic spot for a weekday outing with the family, look no further: Shot Tower State Park is located just outside Wytheville and is a great place to visit! This 75-foot stone tower was once used to produce ammunition. Now, this historic tower overlooks the New River and is only a few steps from convenient parking, pleasant walking trails, and a large property to enjoy with friends and family.
New River Trail State Park
New River Trail State Park is a true gem of our region. Stretching from Pulaski to Galax, this crushed gravel rail trail provides endless recreation opportunities that encourage an active lifestyle for all ages.
Whether you’re biking, hiking, or horseback riding on this scenic trail, you won’t be disappointed. It winds through small Appalachian towns and crosses the New River via converted railroad trestles multiple times. You’re likely to see wildlife, and you’ll get to see the truly vibrant and growing community Wytheville has to offer.
If you’re heading out for a hike, your possibilities are endless near Wytheville.
Hikes that range from moderate treks to get your blood flowing to difficult trails like the Seven Sisters hike are abundant here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. There’s something for everyone and we think that’s a very special part of living in this area.
From visiting Shot Tower to hiking along the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s easy to see how a trip to Wytheville can fit into your active lifestyle. If you’re interested in other places to visit while your in the area, we encourage you to ask our staff next time you’re in our office for their recommendations.
From the teams we serve to our everyday patients, it’s so important for us to help our community members through treatment and recovery so they have the chance to explore this beautiful area for many years to come. With our many convenient locations, we can provide the support you need, whenever and wherever you need it.