Alligator Sightings at Lake Anna? Here are the facts.

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Lake Anna, a renowned destination for fishing, swimming, boating, and camping, has long been shrouded in the enigma of alligators. The persistent question lingers: Does Lake Anna truly harbor alligators? While there have been historical accounts of alligator sightings, it’s worth noting that no recent reports have emerged in over half a decade. What exactly is the story behind these …

Have You Met Anna Quaker?

The Lake Anna Breeze™All Articles, Issue 103, Jim McCoy, Lake Anna History, Pets of Lake Anna, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2023 Leave a Comment

By Jim McCoy It was Fourth of July weekend in 2017. Larry and Tina Merritt – who lived in Manassas at the time – were at their second home at Lake Anna when one of their sons, Jason, noticed a tiny yellow duckling floating on its side in the lake. Although Jason assumed the duckling was dead, he still retrieved …

Harmful Algae Blooms Explained: Swimming Safety at Lake Anna

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Every year as the hot season approaches, many families are inquiring, “Is it safe to swim in Lake Anna in 2023?” Given the lake’s history of harmful algae bloom (HAB) incidents, it’s essential to delve into the nature of HABs, their potential health impacts, and the current condition of Lake Anna. Families are seeking clarity on whether swimming is safe, …