Visit Lake Anna State Park: Your Lakeside Sanctuary

By on April 25, 2015

Share Lake Anna with your friends!

Lake Anna RentalsImagine sitting around a campfire at twilight, breathing in the aroma of freshly caught fish sizzling in a pan as you reminisce about your day spent on the lake. Does this sound like your idea of heaven? If you are looking for a quiet retreat, you can find it at Lake Anna State Park. This 2,300 acre state park offers secluded cabins and campsites, miles of hiking trails, relaxing beaches, abundant fishing, and plenty of open water for boating.

Open year-round in rural Spotsylvania, Virginia, Lake Anna State Park has 10 miles of shoreline to explore and 15 miles of hiking trails to discover. Here’s some information to help you plan your visit to this glorious getaway.

Are you looking for a cozy cabin hideaway? With 10 cottage-like cabins, 7 of which offer a lake view, you can enjoy the solitude of camping without having to sacrifice comfort.
- Each cabin has two bedrooms and a sofa bed to accommodate 6 guests.
- All cabins offer air conditioning and heat as well as fireplaces.
- Kitchens and full bathrooms are also included.

Christopher Run Campground

Christopher Run Campground

Tent or RV/Trailer Camping
If you’re seeking a more rustic experience, you can reserve one of over 40 spacious campsites with plenty of privacy.
- Half of the sites feature electricity/water hookups.
- Restroom and shower facilities are conveniently located to the campground.
- Each site has a fire-ring, picnic table, and lantern holder.

You can also reserve four-person camp cabins or a fourteen-person bunkhouse. All cabins and campsites are a short walk to the beach.

Your next big catch awaits you. Originally created to cool Virginia’s power plant, Lake Anna has clean water that stays at a slightly elevated temperature even in the winter. This creates a unique year-round opportunity for anglers.
- All anglers are required to have a Virginia State fishing license.
- Largemouth bass, striped bass and black crappie are the most commonly caught species, but you can also find catfish, bluegill, walleye and white perch.

Lake Anna 2Boating
Are you ready to set sail? Explore over 200 miles of shoreline and around 8 miles of open water. Overnight campers have free access to the beach and the boat launch. Bring your own boat or rent one.

Lake Anna State Park is your safe haven from the fast-paced world.
Call the park at (540)840-5503 for more information, or visit online.