Lake Anna is a true gem for Virginia water-related activities. This scenic lake of 13,000 acres is home to a jewel box full of trophy fish from bass, catfish, walleye, striper and crappie to perch, pickerel and blue gills. Threadfin, American shad and herring are part of the aquatic life of Lake Anna, which provides just the right bait fishing around the lakeís 250 miles of lush shoreline providing some of the best Virginia waterfront homesites. Fishermen will find easy access launching slips, convenient year round dry-docks, well stocked tackle shops and friendly locals with inside tips and stories right here at Lake Anna. If you love lake fishing, you will want to make beautiful Lake Anna your home!
For those who prefer to frolic on the lake rather than fish, there are other exciting water activities, such as waterskiing, floating along on pontoon boats, canoeing and swimming at the scenic green shores of Lake Anna.
Hiking trails through the beautifully sloping hills of the descending foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains prove to be another most enchanting experience in the area. Louisa is in close proximity to Lake Anna and provides a unique opportunity to explore our nationís history in agricultural terms. Green Springs National Historic Landmark of 14,000 acres has sustained farming for over 270 years and is protecting more than half of this acreage in conservation easements for the National Park Service of Virginia.
Harmony between farming practices and enhancing the environment - rather than detracting from it - is ingrained in Lake Annaís educational history that has become so relevant today. If you want to learn more about going green, explore the history of our nationís endeavors to balance responsible growth and nature here at Lake Anna.