There is a parking fee which is $7 on weekdays and $10 on the weekend. After the hike, kids went to cool off on the waters at the beach, so bring some swim attires & extra changing clothes & beach blanket. The Railroad Ford Trail affords breathtaking views of Lake Anna at the state park. Parking fee is $7 on weekdays and $10 for weekends per car. Overall, best hiker-only trail at Lake Anna State Park. After the hike, roast marshmallows by the fire as you sip cocoa and apple cider. Grapes & Grains Trail Tickets make a great gift or group trip with family and friends! The Fisherman's Trail is 0.8 miles. Washington Trails Association is 501(c)(3) nonprofit. find trail maps, reviews, photos & driving directions on traillink.com Parking fee is $7 on weekdays and $10 for weekends per car. Nice walk for dogs and kids, Goombay Hike - Beautiful trail that carried us along side Lake Anna and then into beautiful fall foliage. Adorable trail partially along the water. Good views across Lake Anna. The Historic Railroad Trail is an easy, dog-friendly hike along a former railroad grade. Short, but nice little trail. Suddenly, the ground begins to tremble. A black steam engine rumbles into view, pulling a line of railroad cars filled with brassy yellow and dark brown ore. Railroad Ford was by far my favorite. The route offers great views of the lake with plenty of places to stop along the way for a picnic. Help defend and expand trails nationwide. Nice hike, half along the shore of Lake Anna and half along an old railroad bed. We did the short trail around the fishing pond as well as the Railroad Ford Trail. Drive, about 11 miles on SR 208. Leisure trail, great for dogs. Maps. Redbuds provided the only splash of color! Go approximately 7 more miles and turn right onto SR 601. Ranger programs - the park really shines in this area, I think. Enjoy the beauty of our 170 year old general store that has been restored for your dining experience in a rustic, yet elegant atmosphere. We always love this trail. It is about 1.5 miles long and it begins and ends on the Campground Connector trail. Basically flat. Kristy Brig. Motts Run Reservoir Trails (Thursday-Monday), Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield Trails Loop, Chancellorsville Battlefield History Trail, Virginia Central Railway Trail (Chancellor), First Day at Chancellorsville Battlefield, Ladysmith Village Founder's Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY], Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Lake Anna State Park has lots of hiking trails. The Railroad Ford Trail is a well-loved path that is shaded nicely by towering trees and traces the water’s edge. ... 10 Apr 2020. Great morning walk, path was flat but full of roots so not good for a stroller. Please don’t cut or mar any plants or trees. Lake Anna Jeep Trail To your right and left, the tracks stretch through the fields and woodlots of neighboring farms. On the easy side of moderate due to short length and fairly flat terrain. Click here to read more about Lake Anna State Park. It took us about 1 hour moving time for 1.8 miles. Overall it was a well-spent day. Trailhead: northeast side of Visitor Center Join TrailLink (a non-profit) to view more than 30,000 miles of trail maps and more! Trail begins to the left side of the visitor center (which was closed bytheway) so best to use direction & map from ‘All Trails App’ to find it. Great for dogs. Well maintained trails with nice views of the lake. Grapes & Grains Trail includes five award-winning wineries and an internationally acclaimed local distillery. Trail map of the Railroad Ford Trail from State Park Lane to tip of peninsula (Lake Anna State Park Visitor Center). $25 ticket can be purchase at any Trail stop and includes: SWIMMING. Trail Running Rules. Some people brought their portable grill for picnic. Follow the sidewalk past the visitor center and boat-rental area to the trailhead. Lake Anna SP 11/9/12 – 11/11/12 This place is ginormous! 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