Imagine sitting around a campfire with your friends at night, breathing in the smells of your freshly caught fish cooking on the grill as you reminisce about your day spent on the lake. Does this sound like your idea of a good time? If you are looking for a quiet retreat, you can find it here 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.
Lake Anna State Park is open year round and has 10 miles of shoreline to explore and 15 miles of hiking trails to discover. Here’s some information to help you plan your trip.
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.
Lake Anna was 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.
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
Call the park at (540)840-5503 for more information, or visit online at http://www.dcr.state.va.us/.