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we went in feb. but plan to go back in the summer the lake was very pretty and clean. we noticed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Broadway, Virginia
Quick look at the lake

Have family that live near by and finally visited quiet this time of year a few people with horses... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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“lake anna”(16 reviews)
Lake Anna offers boating, fishing, hiking, and just all-around fun.
6800 Lawyers Rd, Spotsylvania, VA 22551-6404
+1 800-654-4118
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we went in feb. but plan to go back in the summer the lake was very pretty and clean. we noticed several nice looking trails one was a fitness trail several places to drop a boat or fish . many picnic tables and grill areas....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dragonlilly00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have family that live near by and finally visited quiet this time of year a few people with horses and dogs had the place to themselves very pretty without the crowds. Worth a visit even for some good photos.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 587markd
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Anna State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You visited in our off season. Please know that the park is extremely busy and crowded summer weekends. Sometimes so busy we reach maximum occupancy. Of course nearly all the activity is st the developed waterfront area with swimming beach and boat launch so there...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Multiple trails that run along the lake with nice vistas. Pretty beach and good boat ramps. Crystal clear water and plenty of camp sites and cabins in the park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We spend a long weekend here and had a great time! The bathrooms were clean, the laundry facilities were (unfortunately) needed b/c of a terrible storm and we got a little wet in our tent. The Rangers were fantastic and had some really cool programs....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bonnielt23
Reviewed October 8, 2018

First let me just say that like most people who come to Lake Ann, they are pleasantly surprised by the beach and lake. There are also several hiking trails to chose from which are attractive to those who really appreciate nature. Now for the bike...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank APStar
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience. For $118, we reserved a two bedroom cabin with a large kitchen, living room, dining table and wraparound porch with rocking chairs. We also had a fire pit overlooking the lake with one bag of firewood included. Some cabins have lake...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank dawnfromseattle
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A fun, tucked away park and lake/beach locale that is approachable by land or sea to get to and enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We staid in the bunkhouse, it was great. Although it was extremely hot outside, the cabin staid cool and nice. It has a fridge, microwave, and coffee machine. It does not have water! But the bathroom is next to it and it has a sink...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Karina D
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the State Park Visitors Center as well as 2 stations within the park to inquire about the hiking trails, ie; where does the trail begin and is there parking at the trailhead. NO ONE could answer those 2 simple questions! They were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michelle H
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Anna State Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

The really sad thing is we do have staff that know the answers to these questions and all of our staff that do not are told time and again to seek help from folks who have the answers when they do not. So I am...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

The drive through the park is quite beautiful and the lake itself is great: there is a special area for kids and adults which is overseen by a life guard. If you prefer, you can swim in the lake from elsewhere along the short. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Richard M
July 2, 2018|
Response from Karina D | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed on the designated beach area. I believe they are allowed on other parts of the beach passed the ropes.
Jeffrey F
June 29, 2018|
Response from LakeAnnaLARP | Reviewed this property |
We always brought our own small propane grill. I really can’t say if you can bring charcoal.