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Wythe Raceway

Space for 10 Rigs
Any size
5 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
2 months max
Response Rate
100%
Usually Responds In
8 hours

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Suitability

  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome

Amenities

  • Pull-Through Parking
  • Tow Vehicle Parking

Description

High banked 1/2 mile dirt car racing at Wythe Raceway! Bleacher seating or bring your own and sit in the terraces. Excellent view everywhere! Enjoy a cold Pepsi and one of our bologna burgers with fries! Open from April to September on most Saturday nights. Some special events may be on a Friday or Sunday, please check website at www.wytheraceway.com

Access Road Conditions

Gravel some pavement, fairly level. Wide, lots of room.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

Same as camper

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Yearly. In the summer during weekends be prepared for car racing and/or limited parking space for late arrivals. During the first part of October the track hosts a dirt bike race. There entire place will be full of campers, but it's quite an event to watch.
Winter could bring snow and make it difficult to pull up into the actual track parking itself, in that situation we would recommend parking in the gravel lot beside Race Track rd. If that is the case, do not turn on to Race Track Rd, but turn into the gravel lot 50 feet past Race Track road. There are semi truck trailers parked there and it's easy to turn around and setup.

Location

Rural Retreat, VA, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Rural Retreat Lake and Campground.


Your Host

fredbrown


Member Since
March 25, 2020
Host's Age
65+


30 References

29 Positive References

1 Neutral or Negative Reference

References for Wythe Raceway

EdSin

December 2020

Great stay

We spent a nice quiet night at the racetrack. Easy in and out. Fred came by to make sure we were comfortable. Very good host. We want to come back to see the races.


Sunseekers2

November 2020

Sunseeker

Enroute to Florida from Ohio. Arrived late before rain hit. Very nice high up dry area to spend a very quiet night. Would have liked to walk the area but rain and fog prevailed so we continued our journey south the next morning. Would like to return for a race event someday Thank you for a nice place to pull off the highway and rest.


Michellelee36

November 2020

Wide and Wonderful

Right off highway. WIDE open space for newbies like me to easily park RV. Very cool to walk the racetrack while not in operation. My dog enjoyed sniffing the grounds, too! Thank you!


+paul366

November 2020

A most welcome stop.

A very convenient location. Easy in and out. We did not meet our host but want to send thanks for a very enjoyable stay.


yalins

November 2020

Easy in & out.

Location is convenient for those traveling through, nearby hardware store and grocery options. Large and level grassy site with good mountain views.
Highway 81 is nearby and the noise is there, it gets less noisy at night and we had a good sleep.
Driving in/ out was easy following the signs, but be aware of the gravel at the split where you see “pit entrance” sign, the pavement turns into gravel and cause spinning on wheels, so put on 4x4 before the split.
Thank you Peery for having us stay!


tomgolden

November 2020

Wonderful hospitality

We had a very enjoyable stay! We were able to visit with the host shortly after arrival. Very peaceful night and will definitely recommend!


Hmusick

November 2020

Fred was all that

We stayed here for one night while traveling from Pittsburgh to Georgia. We had read reviews about Fred maybe coming out and greeting us and taking us down on the track… It’s all true! The place has a pretty cool history and Fred is clearly proud of it and it shows. We had tons of room with plenty of spaces to choose from that were nice and flat. It was crazy windy, but we felt very safe. Would stay here again!


Travelinonashoestring

October 2020

Quiet, country stay

I stayed just outside the track area with a beautiful view of the valley. The owner was very pleasant and checked to make sure i had everything I needed before leaving. All in all - a great experience....


bharp57

October 2020

Short time around these track with fred.

Stayed at fred's 2 nights. Had ti cut our visit short. fred met up with us.... told us if the track history and took us for a spin around there track. we were disappointed we couldn't stay for Saturday night racing


NaiNai

October 2020

Nostalgia Night

Fred was a gracious host. We enjoyed watching the races as we arrived on race night, and Ace, our Lab, was able to run around and explore the open spaces. My granddaughter had never been to a stock car race and it has been several decades since I have been to one. My former husband was a race car junky when he was young, but gave it all up for family. It was fun reminiscing. We would love to stop again when in the area.


Cinder-Bella

October 2020

Great spot

Love the serenity and on a clear night, the sky here is incredible.


ssbeers

October 2020

Beautiful Spot in the country

Very quiet place, and we were welcomed on arrival. Walked a couple laps on the track, and had a quiet evening.


projectlookingforamerica

October 2020

Quite and peaceful

We really enjoyed our stay here. This area is beautiful. Our host had maps of scenic routes for us to look at. Friendly people, great spot. Very quiet and dark at night


Arvie1

September 2020

Raceway Boondocking!!!!

A gracious host and a wonderful, quiet night under the stars. The large parking area available made us feel alone even though we were not the only boondockers there. Would definitely stay again when in the area. Thanks for your continuing support to the RV community.


Pughpm

September 2020

Peace and Quiet

super quiet overnight stay. The big flat grassy parking area is on a little rise above the racetrack. Nice view of the mountains! Fred came by when I arrived and again when I was leaving to make sure I was OK and had everything I needed. Super nice and very accommodating host! Great overnight stop near I-81.


Cinder-Bella

September 2020

We got a heck of a surprise!

Not only did we get to stay on the property, which super convenient to the highway, it turned out the Labor Day race was that night, so we got to see the races.


Ninjanurse90

September 2020

Stellar place to boondock

I can't begin to describe how neat this place is the owner came to greet us as he did prior we had nice conversation learned a lot about him. he sure is interesting the docking area is clean & quiet it's the perfect place to boondock.
Thanks for an amazing experience


farmermark49

September 2020

Great Host and Interesting Camping Site

We talked to our host for at least an hour. He has lead a very interesting life and we found there were many things we had in common. The spot in which we camped was level and just outside that dirt track of the raceway. It was next to the expressway, but noise wasn't a problem for us. Beautiful area in the mountains. If we travel through the area again, we would love to visit again.


Robertk

August 2020

Amazing

When we first got there we thought we just were going to bed. But the owner of the race track pulled up to our camper and told to wait for a couple minutes and he would come back. When he returned he was in an old car and gave us a tour of the whole track and how it was built. He even let my son drive in the track. If you ever come down to Virginia you should definitely stay here .


Ninjanurse90

August 2020

Wow! An awesome experience 😎

We spent our first boondocker experience at a race track in the beautiful hills of Virginia with Fred. His track is very nice and a fast high banked 1/2 mile.
He was there to greet us and gave hubby a ride around the track.
He place we parked was just beautiful. We slept soundly and will be back for a big race for sure.
Thanks FB for fabulous experience!!


timcd1st

July 2020

Wide open and plenty of space.

Only stayed one night but look forward to coming back to the area to stay a little longer and take in a race night. Easy access off of Interstate 81. We did not get to meet the host but communication was always prompt and clear.


Woodcarver

July 2020

Great stay!

Fred is a great host. Stopped by to welcome us and showed us several good spots we could chose from to set up. Easy on and off interstate but far enough to be very quiet at night. Saw a few deer on edge of parking lot.


BrianCarderandMaryMealer

July 2020

amazing cupple

staying with this host was amazing, lol at least for my rig mate who loves racing. Fred even took us for a ride around the track. Fred is a hard work man that's for sure with an amazing sweet wife. Truly hope to see them again in our travels. Take care Fred with much love from Mary Mealer and Brian Carder.


rfrost

June 2020

Great Little Retreat

This was a great stop. Very relaxing environment Fred was a super host. I had a great chat with him and found his travel experiences very interesting. I hope we get the chance to travel through the area again and get to stop and see him.


JourneywiththeJakes

June 2020

Pleasant Stay

Awesome overnight spot. Very peaceful spot overlooking the track. My only recommendation when leaving the parking area, take the road you came up on, not the road to the left (south). I'm 12ft and just missed the wire and it's a rougher route. My mistake completely. So when headed up follow the owners directions and when you merge to the right, take the left road. Take that same road down 😁 Thanks again! We will stay again.


gwhit

May 2020

Easy access

Very close to freeway. Quiet & plenty of flat area to park. Didn't even have to do any leveling. Our very first boondicking experience. Thank you Fred!


Jameswalker

May 2020

race track stay

Last night we stayed at Wythe Race Way in Rural Retreat Virginia. It was a wonderful place to stay. Right next to the dirt track with a beautiful view of the mountains. Our host was a very friendly and interesting man. He showed us around the grounds and made us feel very much at home. would gladly stay there again.


xctraveler

May 2020

A Lonely Night at the Track

We found our way to the track parking lot on our own as Fred was not there and he did not answer his phone. If he had added to his welcome message to follow the sign to the Pit Parking it would have helped us get situated. There is plenty of room and much of it is level. Clearly one would not want to be there for boondocking on a race day. As it is the track is otherwise closed during the time of covid 19.
We were very grateful to have a lovely quiet night by ourselves boondocking. We certainly would stay again if we needed a place in the area.


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