Lake Anna State Park

Lake Anna State Park is a state park located in Spotsylvania County in Virginia. Initially the site of the Goodwin Gold Mine – gold was first discovered at the site in 1829 – the land later played host to Lake Anna, a reservoir created to serve as a coolant for Dominion Power's nearby nuclear power plant. It was created by damming up the North Anna River. Work to create the park began in 1972, and it opened formally in 1983.

Lake Anna State Park, Virginia, USA
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Swimming Beach at Lake Anna State Park
Location of Lake Anna State Park
Lake Anna State Park (the United States)
Location6800 Lawyers Rd., Spotsylvania, VA 22551
Coordinates38°7′6.96″N 77°49′12″W
Area3,127 acres (1,265 ha)
Established1983
Governing bodyVirginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

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