Our Top Parks in Spotsylvania, VA
Loriella Park is in Spotsylvania, just off Leavells Rd. This park takes advantage of its wide open spaces by featuring one of the area’s finest disc golf courses! Disc golf is easy to play and a cheap way to while away an afternoon! Loriella Park also has a public pool, baseball diamond, 2.9 miles of wooded trails, a shaded playground with infant swings, lighted tennis courts, a covered picnic area located next to the playground and restrooms.
The land in Lake Anna State Park used to be known as “Gold Hill” and contained the Goodwin Gold Mine. In 1971, Lake Anna was created to serve as a water coolant for Virginia Power’s nuclear plant. Nowadays, the park has a beach on one of Virginia’s most popular lakes, an accessible fishing pond, a bathhouse-concessions complex and a boat launch. Park-goers can camp in one of the park’s cabins or explore the more than 15 miles of trails! Hiking, biking and horseback riding are all popular Lake Anna activities but if you need a break, the Visitor Center exhibits trace the history of the area’s gold mining and highlight the park’s natural features.
Patriot Park is a massive park located right behind the Ron Rosner YMCA, in Spotsylvania. It has baseball diamonds, basketball courts, a 3.1 mile fitness trail, multi-purpose fields, a large enclosed playground with infant swings and a covered picnic area with restrooms. Not only does Patriot Park have all the usual bells and whistles, it also has a giant amphitheater where concerts are held during the summer!