Lake Manassas

VIRGINIA


Lake Manassas News

Weiss Lake is Getting a Face Lift

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/18/2017

Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate

Read More

Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

Read More

Pelicans At Weiss Lake

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/14/2017

Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss

Read More

Water Resources Outlook (October 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 10/24/2017

Read More

Letter: The county needs to protect our water supply

Fauquier

Date: 10/18/2017 5:58:00 AM

After a month of little rain, Lake Manassas is about three inches below normal, while the Warrenton Reservoir is down about two feet. The Cedar Run watershed is severely limited in size, and is endangered by its proximity to an expanding Warrenton

Read More

24
3:54:05 AM
UPCOMING EVENTS
12/25/2017 - Christmas
1/1/2018 - New Year's Day
What's New!
 
Favorites
 
Featured Business
PO Box 1134
Powell, TN 37849
Add your business
Lake Manassas Businesses
Advertisement
Boating / Waterfront
Shopping
Tourism / Recreation
Professional Services

View Sponsor Details | View By Category | Add Your Business Here



• Length: 22 Miles
• Surface Area: 800 Acres
• Volume: 30,674 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 60 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
Lake Manassas is a 770-acre reservoir located in Prince William County, Virginia, to the southwest of Gainesville. It is owned and operated by the city of Manassas, Virginia, although it is located outside the city limits. The reservoir was created in the late 1960s to provide drinking water for area residents. Today it contributes to a regional water system which serves the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, Virginia, and unincorporated areas of Prince William County. Several golf clubs have courses along the banks, including Stonewall Golf Club, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club and Virginia Oaks Golf Club.

Beginning in the 1980s, and continuing until 1995, public access to the lake was possible via a private marina. In 1999 the marina operator and the City of Manassas did not reach a mutually acceptable contract extension and the marina was closed. Since then, there has been no public boating access to Lake Manassas. In 2004, citing concerns over terrorism and the possibility of contamination by Zebra Mussels, the Manassas City Council passed an ordinance making it illegal to operate a boat on Lake Manassas. Periodic attempts have been made by the city, county, and various others to reopen the lake for public use;however, as of April 2012, none have been successful.
Lake Manassas Restaurants
Nearby Lakes
11 miles
17 miles
30 miles
34 miles
49 miles
60 miles
69 miles
74 miles

Quick Links
Lake Manassas News
Lake Manassas Photos
Lake Manassas Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us
   
Manassas.LakesOnline.com
THE LAKE MANASSAS WEBSITE

Copyright 2017, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal