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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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Great for a State park!

Not sure why some folks are disgruntled with this place! I have camped in plenty of state parks in the North East (NY, NJ, MA & PA) and for a state park, Lake Anna is by far the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Shivani K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not sure why some folks are disgruntled with this place! I have camped in plenty of state parks in the North East (NY, NJ, MA & PA) and for a state park, Lake Anna is by far the best one I have visited! (Maybe my bar is set low but...) We rented a bunk bed cabin (aka camper cabin for... More 

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Thank Shivani K
Alexandria, Virginia
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I made the mistake of vising Lake Anna State Park on Saturday, July 9th, and based on our experience we will not be returning to this park. Upon our arrival around 9:20 am we were charged $7.00 at the park entrance. I knew I had to pay this amount but was disappointed that the Virginia State Park... More 

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Virginia
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Anna State Park has terrific recreational opportunities that range from a wide supervised beach, several picnic areas, horse and hiking trails, and plenty of open (and wooded) space. The staff conducts educational programs that range from typical nature related programs to gold mining.

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

I am glad you enjoy Lake Anna State Park. Thank you for sharing your experience in a review so potential visitors have that information. I hope you can visit again soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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366 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for 4th of July weekend expecting it to be super noisy and crowded. The beach is a maze of barbecues and hammocks. Crazy crowded. The water is pretty opaque and floating twigs, plus jet skis. Not the cleanest. The campground is well spaced out. You can have privacy. Quiet hours aren't really respected, though, since we asked about... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the park in June. It was very hot but beautiful. The park officials were extremely pleasant. We traveled in two cars and did not know if we really wanted to spend the time there. The ranger at the entrance allowed us to tour the area without paying the entry fee. I was so surprised that they allowed this.... More 

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

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Lake Anna State Park. You will have to come back some time when you can stay longer. For prospective visitors: We actually have a parking fee so if you don't park you don't really have to pay. Some parks collect and refund on the way out and Lake Anna would need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped for 2+ nights at the Lake Anna State park campground, family of 4 (kids 7 and 4). I'm giving this a Very Good rating for the amount of family-friendly and more adventurous activities accessible from the campgrounds. The campgrounds are fine, plenty of room, there are choices of standard, or electric/water hook ups, or small cabin. The sites... More 

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

Thank you for sharing this review of your visit to Lake Anna State Park. Your description and tips are spot on and will give potential visitors a lot of tips. You are exactly right, this park is really packed on the weekends at the beach but more quieter during the week. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed Lake Anna State Park for the last two summers and it never disappoints! Clean campsites, restrooms/shower facilities and friendly staff. The Lake is a lot of fun, we usually spend most of the day playing in the water, building sand castles and enjoying lunch on the beach. There is only one camp store to service the entire... More 

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

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Lake Anna State Park. Thank you for sharing your great experience with prospective visitors. More 

Spotsylvania, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Love the trails for horseback riding. Have been coming here for 11 years. Trails are well kept and its a quiet place to ride.

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

Thank you so much for sharing your enjoyment of horseback riding at Lake Anna State Park. For other potential visitors that might read your review, we have parking facilities and trails for equestrian use at Lake Anna State Park. We do not rent horses. More 

Peterborough, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We stopped over for a night on our way to SC. It has to be the most expensive state park we have ever stayed at. Virginia has well kept state parks, newer restrooms, laundry facilities, but you pay for them. We could have stayed in a hotel for what we paid. There is also no discounts or deals for out... More 

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

Our fees are published on our website so no customer should be surprised by the cost. State Park systems across the country are struggling with funding. Virginia tax dollars cover 40% of the operating costs so Virginia residents get a discount. The remaining 60% of the operating costs are covered by park users. More 

Richmond, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

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 

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