Germantown Lake

Sunset Over Germantown Lake

He watches his little boy struggle to carry both the fishing rod and tackle box. He could carry it for him, but the boy insisted he could do it himself. They’ve been planning this trip for a long time. It’s…

Lake Holly

Although Lake Holly is a small lake consisting of only 20 acres, it provides excellent water skiing in scenic Sparta, Virginia which is located in Caroline County. Owned by the Lake Holly Ski Club (LHSC), the lake was purchased by…

Lake Manassas

Lake Manassas is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Prince William County in Northern Virginia. Created in 1969 by the impoundment of Broad Run River, the 800 acres of Lake Manassas are owned by the City of Manassas and…

Occoquan Reservoir

Dam at Occoquan Reservoir

In the dialect of the Native American Dogue tribe, “occoquan” means “at the end of the water.” The Dogue tribe occupied Northern Virginia up until the mid-1600s. They farmed, fished and hunted in the lands and waters of what is…

Lake Anna

SUNRISE OVER LAKE ANNA

Lake Anna, covering 13,000 acres of central Virginia, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the state. It spans Virginia’s Northern and Central tourism regions. Virginia Electric and Power Company created Lake Anna in 1971 by damming the North…