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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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Lake Anna offers boating, fishing, hiking, and just all-around fun.

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Clean and well maintained

Clean lake and park, restrooms were clean and in sufficient quantity, and the woods at the park are clean and nice to walk in. Many of the paths are paved and some are unpaved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Chennai (Madras), India
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the camp-cabins at Lake Anna in early September. Great option if you like the idea of camping but don't want to actually camp. ha! The cabin was clean and well-maintained. The ceiling fan kept it nice and breezy inside and we loved the front porch with the rocking chairs and the picnic table area. The... More 

Thank Michelle B
Chennai (Madras), India
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60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Clean lake and park, restrooms were clean and in sufficient quantity, and the woods at the park are clean and nice to walk in. Many of the paths are paved and some are unpaved but in good condition. Nice for a weekend visit - I'm told the campground was nice and well maintained but didn't actually stay there

Thank TAZMPictures
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I really enjoyed Lake Anna, the only things is that if you need to run to the store, it is far away from the camping area. The cabins are nice and clean with just about everything that you will need. I like the fireplace and the views are beautiful. Take advantage of this beautiful place.

1 Thank Laura S
Baltimore, Maryland
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146 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

First things first..the lake has a "warm side" and a "cold side" which is related to the nuclear power plant on its shores. Been in operation for decades. Anyway, our visit was mid-week and at the end of the season. Therefore, park was empty and were not charged entrance fees. Other reviews did mention hectic crowds, this was not our... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Anna State Park, responded to this review

As a reminder to future visitors, there is always a parking fee whether we have the contact station manned or not. There is a self-pay envelope and the signs are very obvious. This visitor was lucky because failure to pay the fee is subject to a $25 ticket. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I went tent camped her the weekend of Sept 13 after not camping for over 6 years and not tent camping EVER. My first impression that that the campground was not as private as we were hooping for. The campground was about half filled and I think that if every space was taken, there would be NO privacy in some... More 

Thank Michelle S
Ellicott City, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I was a little leery of this park because it got mixed reviews. Fortunately, we were pleasantly surprised. We went for Labor Day weekend. Our kids loved the beach. The water at the beach was really warm. We stayed at one of the water and electric sites. Each site has water and electric. The tent pads were covered in small... More 

1 Thank scrappinerin
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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159 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We visited the park and beach on a weekday, and it was serene and almost deserted on the day we visited. There is a small beach area, a short little fishing pier and limited parking for beach-goers. On the other hand, there are large parking areas for boat trailers and fishermen, and a few cooking grills for picnics. The forest... More 

1 Thank dhm54
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40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

The state park is lacking, I honestly do not go there, we launch at Sturgeons Marina. My review is about the lake, beautiful, we love heading there with our kids. Especially in the weekdays, water is very smooth. A must go.

2 Thank Marilyn T
Bumpass, Virginia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I live 5 miles from lake Anna park and I find it not very clean after what my littel brother pulled out of the water 😨 nasty i would not even eat the fish that comes from there .. plus last year a little girl drowned. There's no life guard.but other then that it's not very clean or safe ☺

3 Thank Aya G
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The park itself is very nice, location is convenient for a small get away with friends and family. BUT! we paid $7 to enter the park and then $4 per person to enter the beach which was covered in all sorts of trash and food leftovers! The bathrooms were absolutely filthy! Don't you think you charge a little bit too... More 

4 Thank Elena B

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