Welcome to the Historic
Rural Retreat Depot
The Rural Retreat Depot is located in Rural Retreat, a small town in the mountains of Southwest Virginia. At an elevation of 2,600 feet, the Depot is at the highest point on the Norfolk Southern Railroad between New York and New Orleans. Click on the Menu tab at the top for more information, and visit our Facebook page for the most recent happenings at the Depot! The YouTube link takes you to a 30 minute documentary, made in 2013, that shows many scenes of the Depot prior to restoration. Our Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.