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Here are the 10 lakes we have listed within USA > South > Virginia > Central Virginia - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Smith Mountain Lake
(Virginia, USA)
20,800 Smith Mountain Lake Pictures Smith Mountain Lake Message Forums With emerald green shores, sapphire blue skies, topaz blue waters, and soaring surrounding mountains, it's clear why Smith Mountain Lake is nicknamed "Jewel of the Blue Ridge." Nestled in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia's most popular recreational lake offers 580 miles of coved shoreline ...
Lake Anna
(Virginia, USA)
9,600 Lake Anna Pictures 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 Anna River. It was expected to take three years to fill ...
Lake Chesdin
(Virginia, USA)
3,060 Lake Chesdin Pictures Lake Chesdin Message Forums With some of the best freshwater sport fishing and recreation in Virginia, it's hard to believe that Lake Chesdin is only 30 minutes from metropolitan Richmond. Just ten minutes from Colonial Heights and Petersburg with easy public access, Lake Chesdin is a fantastic place for a vacation or lakefront ...
Leesville Lake
(Virginia, USA)
3,040 Leesville Lake Pictures Also known as: Leesville Reservoir
The 3000+ acre Leesville Lake is another of Virginia's prolific fishing and outdoor recreation reservoirs. It is part of the Smith Mountain Lake hydropower generation project. Leesville Lake's well-developed public recreation areas provide many opportunities for a fine mix of water related outdoor activities. ...
Swift Creek Reservoir
(Virginia, USA)
1,700 Swift Creek Reservoir Pictures Swift Creek Reservoir Message Forums Surrounded by secluded communities, beautiful Swift Creek Reservoir is the perfect respite in the suburban jungle. Just 20 minutes southwest of Richmond and within easy driving distance of everything, Swift Creek Reservoir is the lake in the center of the neighborhood. Owned by Chesterfield County ...
Briery Creek Lake
(Virginia, USA)
845 Briery Creek Lake Message Forums Also known as: Briery Creek Reservoir
With his tackle checked and ready and a thermos of coffee to fortify him against the early spring chill, the fisherman climbs into his boat in the pre-dawn glow and sets off across Briery Creek Lake. Like a gladiator preparing for the fight, he takes a deep breath then casts as close as he can to the ...
Sandy River Reservoir
(Virginia, USA)
745 Sandy River Reservoir Message Forums A kayaker slips into a secluded cove and ducks under the rock overhang. On the main body of the lake, a fishing boat carrying a family passes by, the kids squealing with delight as they pull fish after fish out of the lake. Overhead, a bald eagle watches the scene unfolding below. It's another day on ...
Lake of the Woods
(Virginia, USA)
500 Lake of the Woods Pictures Lake of the Woods Message Forums Nestled between Fredericksburg and Culpeper, Virginia, Lake of the Woods is a private residential community consisting of two lakes. Located in Central Virginia's Orange County, Lake of the Woods offers a calm reprieve from the hustle and bustle of city life. Since the lake was developed primarily ...
Lake Monticello
(Virginia, USA)
350 Lake Monticello Pictures Lake Monticello Message Forums Lake Monticello, located amidst the gentle rolling hills of Central Virginia, is a private community with a beautiful 350-acre lake. Within easy distance to Charlottesville and Richmond, Lake Monticello is an ideal home for commuters as well as retirees. Lake Monticello's main lake was formed ...
Swift Creek Lake
(Virginia, USA)
107 Swift Creek Lake Pictures Swift Creek Lake Message Forums Just 20 miles from Richmond, Virginia in Chesterfield County, Swift Creek Lake offers a respite for weary city dwellers and plenty of fish and wildlife for anglers and hunters. Pocahontas State Park surrounds Swift Creek Lake. The park, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, was the first recreation ...

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