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May 18, 2016 - Lake Anna State Park, Virginia

Arrived Wednesday 5/18 @ Lake Anna State Park near Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania Virginia. It was another short drive of 162 miles. It was chilly and foggy when we got here but we took a walk down to the state park beach. We just about had our pick of any camp site (most Virginia state parks are 1st come 1st serve, kinda like National Park campgrounds) The next day we drove (in the car) 28 miles to Fredericksburg battle field. We went to Chatham house where we could look down from the back yard and see the Rappahannock River where the Union...

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Jun 3, 2015 - Lake Anna, Virginia

Lake Anna State Park is a quiet, wooded stopover on the way to Shenandoah Park, and near Monticello, Spotsylvania, and Charlottesville. It rained almost the entire time we were there, up until the day we tried to go to Monticello....(but that's another blog post.) Time to recharge the batteries and play the new video game we bought in Williamsburg. We toured the Lake Anna Winery, and were surprised at some of its' features. Did you know that wine can be aged in both wooden and steel barrels? - And that the skins are left in red wine while...

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Nov 8, 2012 - Lake Anna State Park - Virginia

Wednesday 41 degrees and clear - should be 54 here today. Discouraging news this morning but we are trying to remain optimistic about the next 4 years!?!? We left Lancaster this morning, headed SW toward Gettysburg and Chambersburg. I have spent a lot of time in Gettysburg and I always enjoy it. This time, with a winter weather advisory having been issued, we chose to continue on Route 30 to Chambersburg, then south on I-81. We thought that we might stay around Winchester, VA. Upon arriving there and fueling up at the Exit 223 Flying J...

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Sep 27, 2007 - Lake Anna Fishing

Great Fishing! In 1971 Lake Anna was created to serve as a water coolant for Virginia Power nuclear plant. Creating the lake was accomplished by building a 90 foot high dam on the North Anna River near Bumpass, VA creating the 17 mile long Lake Anna west of the dam. The main part of the lake stems from the dam (commonly referred to as the lower lake) to the "splits" approximately 9 miles west. Past the splits (commonly referred to as the upper lake), the lake forks to the west and northwest. To the west, the continuing North Anna River...

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