Here in Spotsylvania, Outdoor Activities Abound


If fresh air and sunshine are what you're craving, Spotsylvania County has it all. Get outside and refresh body and mind with an abundance of outdoor activities nearby.

One of Virginia's most popular lakes, Lake Anna offers 13,000 acres of swimming, sailing, water-skiing and sport fishing. At the Lake Anna State Park, visitors and the community enjoy picnicking, horseback riding, bicycling, hiking trails and camping. Additional natural attractions include the Ni River Reservoir and the Hunting Run Reservoir. There are also community gathering places for sports, music and other outdoor activities, such as the County's award-winning Patriot Park and the popular Loriella Park, with its lighted sports fields, swimming pool and Frisbee golf. 

Your Spotsylvania Adventure Begins Here.


Adventure Course at Wilderness Presidential Resorts

Address: 9220 Plank Rd., Spotsylvania VA 22553

Phone: (540) 972-7433

Join Wilderness Presidential Resorts on their Adventure Course, it's fun for all ages. The course features a Rickety Bridge, Spider's Web, Postman's Walk Canyon Jump, Silver Surfer, Swings, Teeter Totter, and a Zip Line. NEW for 2016 Rock Climbing Wall


 Hunting Run Reservoir Recreational Area 

Address: 9701 Elys Ford Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Phone: (540) 507-7529

Fishing is available (state fishing license and access permits are required). The facility has boat rentals, or you may launch your own. Gasoline engines may be on a vessel but no fuel tank or fuel may be connected to motor and no part of motor can be in contact with water at any time while on Hunting Run Reservoir. Enjoy approximately 430 acres of water. For fee’s call: 540-548-2013.

Lake Anna Outfitters

Lake Anna Outfitters

Address: 4634 Courthouse Road, Mineral, VA 23117

Phone: (540) 894-3540

Want to paddle Lake Anna? This is paddling headquarters with kayaks and paddleboards available for rent and for sale. Half and full day rental sessions, plus lessons and guided paddles..


 Lake Anna State Park 

Address: 6800 Lawyers Rd., Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Phone: (540) 854-5503 ext.540

Lake Anna State Park is 2,304 acres with 8.5 miles of lake frontage. It has more than 13 miles of hiking trails, lake-shore picnicking, a guarded swimming beach, a children's play area, boat ramp, food concession stand, bathhouse and children's and handicapped fishing pond. On summer weekends, interpretive programs on the nature and history of the area complement exhibits and displays in the visitor center. Three shelters are available  for rent through the Reservations office at 800-933-Park. Fees are: Parking: weekdays $3.00, weekends $4.00; Parking & Boat Launch - weekdays $7.00, weekends $8.00; Parking & Horse Trailer - weekdays $5.00, weekends $6.00; Beach Admissions: Adults (13 & up) - weekdays $3.00, weekends $4.00; children (3-12) - weekdays $2.00, weekends $3.00; Group Swimming (10 persons or more) - adult $2.50, child $1.50. MC and V.


 Ni River Reservoir Recreational Area

Address: 10516 Gordon Rd., Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Phone: (540) 507-7529

Fishing is available (state fishing license is required). The facility has boat rentals, or you may launch your own. No gasoline motors allowed. The 5-acre recreation area also has a picnic shelter. Enjoy approximately 410 acres of water. For fee’s call: 540-786-2284.

 Salamander Trail

Salamander Trail

Address: 6818 River Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Phone: (540) 786-0037

Two-mile stretch of the Ni River Trail, off U.S. 1, that loops past a wetland area and an old farm pond and includes an overlook of the Ni River basin. Walkers and hikers may catch glimpses of deer, beavers, foxes, birds and salamanders.

Spotsylvania Greenways Inititave

Spotsylvania Greenways Inititave

Address: 5621 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, VA 22551

Phone: (540) 895-5085

Preserves and creates greenways in Spotsylvania County to connect natural and culturally significant areas for recreation opportunities that inspire respect and responsibility for green space everywhere.


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