Visit Lake Anna State Park This Fall

Lake Anna State Park

The park has a beach on one of Virginia’s most popular lakes, a fishing pond accessible to children and the disabled, a bathhouse-concessions complex and a boat launch. With more than 15 miles of trails, the park offers many hiking, biking and horseback riding options. Visitor center exhibits trace the history of the area’s gold mining and highlight the park’s natural features. Nature and gold panning programs are popular, and the park offers guided tours of the Goodwin Gold Mine.

Plan a Camping Trip

The campground offers sites with and without water and electric hookups, centrally located restrooms with hot showers, fire-rings, picnic tables and lantern holders. There are plenty of cabins to choose from, as well as a bunkhouse located next to the bathhouse in the north camping loop. Click here for details on reservation cancellation and transfer policies. A fee is charged per pet per night for cabin stays.

Fishing & Boating

Lake Anna is well-known for its largemouth bass, crappie and bream. A variety of other freshwater fish can also be found. A 2-acre fishing pond designed for children and disabled persons only is located near the visitor center. Also, a public boat launching ramp is available, along with many areas for bank fishing. Just make sure to bring a valid Virginia fishing license!

Visit This Fall!

Lake Anna State Park is only a 45-minute drive from Fredericksburg, so hop in your Volvo and head out for a weekend you won’t soon forget!

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