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Address: 6800 Lawyers Road, Spotsylvania, VA, Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Phone Number: 800-654-4118 or 540-854-5503
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Activities: Hiking, Fishing
Description: Lake Anna offers boating, fishing, hiking, and just all-around fun.

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Most recent review
Nice place but don't kid yourself about a car top boat launch

Beautiful location. I didn't see inside buildings as park was shutting down for winter months. The offer of a car top boat launch is a fraud. The location offered turned out to be... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location. I didn't see inside buildings as park was shutting down for winter months. The offer of a car top boat launch is a fraud. The location offered turned out to be non-existent and anyone trying to launch a car top from the shore is rising a broken ankle. I sent a comment to State of VA higher ups... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We love Lake Anna, there is alot of grills and picnic tables to have a good time grilling the beach can be a bit crowded in the summer because that is the place to be on weekends,the is a boat ramp if you have your own boat or jet ski etc, Over all lakae anna is a awesome place to... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Last summer, every chance we got, my granddaughter and I went to Lake Anna to enjoy the beach! We would pack a picnic lunch and drinks for the day. We would get there as soon as it opened and left at sundown. The water was warm, the beach was clean and it was not too crowded. This summer I am... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The park has hiking trails and numerous roads to ride bikes. There is a nice place to launch your boat if needed and a great beach to catch some rays. The water is always inviting and there is a roped off area for safe swimming.

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Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Nice Bike and Hiking Trails (Horses too). Camping is nice. Beach area needs more sand and gets very crowded but is nice.

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Beecher, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

we were in the area and thought we would check out the state park for future fun time. the lake looked beautiful, the state park was nice, clean and well kept up. we took a look at their cabin rentals and they looked very interesting. state park is absolutely a place to visit.

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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great Lake for a large family vacation. Home rentals are plentiful and seem to be top of the line in amenities and quality of the home itself. Bring your boat and trailer for a week of Wake Boarding, Jet Skiing and just cruising the lake. Daughter ended up purching a lot and plans to build in the future. Great spot... More 

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McMurray, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We discovered Lake Anna, Virginia by accident while driving through the state of VA and taking back roads to avoid the highways. The Lake is beautiful and quite large. Most of the shore line is either wooded or has water-front homes. Lake Anna is located in a remotely populated part of the state and surrounded (primarily) by state parks, farms,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went to the lake on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend and had the following fees: $5 per car for parking, $4 per adult for beach access, and $3 per child (ages 3-11) for beach access. Usually I don't mind paying either fee, however, the parking lot was full and people were parking on the side of the road... More 

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VA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a lovely park with nice little cabins to rent and large, shaded, private RV/trailer sites with water and electricity. There is a great swimming area in the huge park lake, several playgrounds, walking trails, geocaches, picnic shelters, concession stand, on and on and on. The showers and restrooms are spotless as is the entire park. We have parked... More 

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