Lake Anna State Park
The Lake Anna State 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. Camping, picnicking, six camping cabins and 10 two-bedroom cabins, seven with views of the lake, also are available. 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.
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Lake Anna Historical Sites
Lake Anna abounds with historical sites, particularly with important locations from the Civil War throughout the area. There are a plethora of sites and attractions throughout the area to visit and learn more about the history of the region and the important places that appear in the timeline of our nation's past. A great place to get started on your journey is the Louisa Historical Society, the Orange County Historical Society, and the Historic Fredericksburg Foundation.
Lake Anna Winery
Lake Anna Winery’s country setting is surrounded by both natural beauty and historic significance. The lake, with terrific swimming, hiking and boating/fishing, is only three miles away. Spotsylvania County and Fredericksburg, steeped in history dating back to colonial times, also contain major Civil War battlefields all within an hour’s drive from the winery.
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Celebrate Virginia After Hours
The Marks & Harrison Amphitheater is the home to Fredericksburg's Celebrate Virginia After Hours, a large outdoor venue that hosts an array of national music acts throughout their yearly schedule. Season tickets and VIP tickets are available online and there are a wide range of acts that perform at the venue yearly.
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Pleasants Landing is more than just a marina, there is a large park/public beach, boat launch, convenience store and much more! Located at the south end of the lake, this panoramic view is one that shouldn't be missed!
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All in one park, always one price! 400-acre family theme and 20-acre water park with more than 60 rides, shows and attractions. Features 15 roller coasters – including Intimidator 305 – the largest collection of coasters on the East Coast. New in 2013 – a bigger, better Planet Snoopy, with 8 new rides and new shows. For more information, tickets and hours of operation visit kingsdominion.com.
North Anna Nuclear Information Center
Ever wonder how a nuclear power station works? At Dominion's Nuclear Information Center at North Anna, you can find out exactly how the Lake Anna power plant works and fun facts about nuclear energy and Dominion's role in the community.
Coming Soon: The Lake Anna Resort
One of the most important elements that the Lake Anna area has needed in recent years is the Lake Anna Resort, which is currently slated to begin construction within the next year. The 10 acres at the Louisa side of the Route 208 Bridge will host commercial space that is slated to include a resort hotel, restaurants, world class spa, retail shops, and much more. The Resort at Lake Anna will bring new accommodations, conveniences, and entertainment to add to the Lake Anna life. For more information, please visit LakeAnnaResort.com.