On the

Life on the water gives us enviable access to nature’s abundance. Our lakes and rivers welcome anglers, daydreamers and adventurers seeking an escape from the ordinary.

Lake Anna State Park

Virginia’s second largest lake ripples with possibility, from fishing to boating, picnicking to sandcastle building. Open seven days a week.

6800 Lawyers Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
(540) 854-5503

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Lake Orange and Angler’s Landing

This 124-acre public fishing paradise is famed for its celebrated white bass. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

20281 Lake Orange Road
Orange, VA 22960
(540) 672-3997

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The Germanna Ford Boat Launch

A new public boat launch on the Rapidan River is now open to visitors at Historic Germanna in Orange County. We were thrilled to partner with Historic Germanna and Friends Of The Rappahannock to create the new Germanna Ford Boat Launch, part of our joint effort with Friends of the Rappahannock to build out the Upper Rappahannock Water Trail!

2062 Germanna Highway
Locust Grove, VA 22508
(540) 423-1700

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Orange County
Up Close

Lake of the Woods has
eight sandy beaches.

The Rapidan River
ranks among America’s best trout streams.

Lake Orange’s world record-winning white bass weighed in at
6 lbs., 13 oz.


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