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West Hill Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (508)-278-2511 Distance: 3.54 miles

Families of all ages enjoy swimming in a small natural pool, picknicking, hiking and biking the trails, and the challenges of the accessible playground. Three group shelters, one near the dam, offer a great facility for hosting graduation parties, family reunions and church or other organization events. Hunting and fishing are popular during seasons. The diverse habitat makes it one of the fines...

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Hodges Village Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (508)-248-5697 Distance: 12.75 miles

Canoe launch and parking areas provide access to the French River above and below the dam. Over 15 miles of trails are maintained. Recreational opportunities include nature study, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, dirt biking and snowmobiling. The nearby town of Oxford also provides tennis courts, baseball fields and skateboard park. For up-to-date information, call (508) 248-5697.

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Buffumville Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (508)-248-5697 Distance: 14.11 miles

Recognized as the Project of the Year 2000, this 200-acre lake offers state-of-the-art facilities for the latest recreational pursuits including BMX-style bike jumps, mountain bike trails and an 18-hole disk golf course. More traditional forms of recreation include fishing, hunting, 7 miles of multi-use trails, group picnic shelters and ice skating. For up-to-date information, call (508) 248-569...

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West Thompson Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (860)-923-2982 Distance: 15.47 miles

This 200-acre lake is popular with bass fishermen and anglers of all ages alike. The seasonal campground offers some sites with water and electricity, hiking trails, restrooms with showers, group picnic shelters and hunting (seasonally). Snowmobile use is permitted in winter. Fees are required for some facilities. Reservations are recommended. For up-to-date information, call (860) 923-2982.

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Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Park

3 Activites Distance: 15.94 miles

This is a special kind of park. It embraces numerous towns, villages and a total population of about 300,000. Quinebaug & Shetucket is not a traditional park. Instead, citizens, businesses, nonprofit cultural and environmental organizations, local and state governments, and the National Park Service work together to preserve and celebrate the region's cultural, historical and natural heritage.

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Roger Williams National Memorial Park

Rank: 270 2 Activites Email: John_McNiff@nps.gov Distance: 19.95 miles

Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of religious freedom. Williams, banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, founded Providence in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience dictated without interference from the state.

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Westville Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (508)-764-6424 Distance: 21.31 miles

The developed, handicapp accessble park includes a 3-acre athletic field popular with softball and soccer players and kite flyers. Numerous picnic tables, some with charcoal stoves and two picnic shelters with large 4x4 charcoal stoves are available. The shelters are reservable. Photographers, hikers and bird watchers enjoy the undeveloped lands. The abandoned old Grand Truck Railroad parallels th...

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Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 22.06 miles

Assabet River NWR, formerly referred to as the U.S. Army's Fort Devens Sudbury Training Annex, is a 2,230-acre parcel of land located approximately 25 miles west of Boston, and 4 miles west of the Eastern Massachusetts NWR Complex Headquarters. It is located in portions of the Towns of Hudson, Maynard, Stow and Sudbury and covers approximately 3.5 square miles. The Assabet River NWR consists of tw...

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East Brimfield Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (508)-347-3705 Distance: 24.97 miles

Popular with summer and winter park visitors alike, this area offers year-round opportunities.Enjoy the swimming beaches, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking and canoeing during the summer. The swimming beaches are located at Streeter Beach in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (Managed by the Department of Environmental Management) and Lake Siog (often called Holland Pond)in Hollnad Massachusetts. Boat r...

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Connecticut State Route 169 National Park

Phone: (860)-963-7226 Email: quinebaug.shetucket@snet.net Distance: 25.66 miles

Traverse one of the last unspoiled areas in the northeastern United States. This byway winds through history, passing colonial homesteads, churches, stone walls, meeting houses, and private schools as it connects classic New England towns. Views include maple and pine stands and glacially deposited rocks and boulders that lie strewn throughout fields.

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Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 27.11 miles

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located just 20 miles west of Boston. The refuge was established in 1947 to provide nesting, resting, and feeding habitat for migratory birds. Roughly 85 percent of the refuge's 3,600 acres is comprised of valuable freshwater wetlands stretching along 12 miles of the Concord and Sudbury Rivers. Well known for its birdwatching opportunities, the publi...

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Connecticut River Byway - Massachusetts National Park

Phone: (413)-781-6045 Email: ccurtis@pvpc.org Distance: 27.31 miles

Historic villages and working landscapes combine with natural riverine beauty to create a journey though Colonial history along the Connecticut River Byway. The byway traverses a beautiful pastoral landscape of riverside farmlands, historic village centers founded in the late 1600s, working landscapes laid out during Colonial times, tobacco barns, and vistas of the Connecticut River and the Mount ...

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Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 28.40 miles

Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in north-central Massachusetts, approximately 35 miles northwest of Boston, MA. The refuge lies within the towns of Ayer and Shirley in Middlesex County and the towns of Harvard and Lancaster in Worcester County. The refuge consists of approximately 1,667acres of upland, southern New England flood-plain forest, and wetland communities along nearly ...

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Charles River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (508)-278-2511 Distance: 31.43 miles

Once called, "Quinobequin" by native Indians, Captain John Smith renamed the area for Charles I of England. The winding river rambles for 80 miles from its headwaters, covers an area of over 300 square miles and is the most densely populated river basin in New England. The area provides for wetlands and wildlife and recreation activities. For up-to-date information, call (508) 278-2511.

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Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Rank: 355 2 Activites Email: alan_banks@nps.gov Distance: 31.88 miles

Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is recognized as the founder of American landscape architecture and the nation's foremost parkmaker. Olmsted moved his home to suburban Boston in 1883 and established the world's first full-scale professional office for the practice of landscape design. During the next century, his sons and successors perpetuated Olmsted's design ideals, philosophy, and influence.

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Minute Man National Historical Park

Rank: 73 2 Activites Distance: 31.89 miles

At Minute Man National Historical Park the opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life as visitors explore the battlefields and structures associated with April 19, 1775, and witness the American revolutionary spirit through the writings of the Concord authors.

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Barre Falls Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (978)-928-4712 Distance: 31.98 miles

The Mid-State Hiking Trail traverses the park and provides easy access to this popular local hiking activity. Picnicking, canoeing, fishing and hunting are popular summer sports. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are prominent in winter. Wildlife viewing and scenery observation of the Ware River Watershed are popular year-round. For up-to-date information, call (978) 928-4712.

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Northeast Region, - Waltham, Ma Boston National Park

1 Activites Phone: (781)-663-0130 Email: waltham.archives@nara.gov Distance: 32.00 miles

The Boston facility is located on the Frederick C. Murphy Federal Center. Private First Class Frederick C. Murphy was a U.S. Army medic in World War II who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for acts of exceptional courage and bravery on March 18, 1945, at Saarlautern, Germany. An exhibit documenting his heroic deeds is on permanent display in the facility's lobby. The facility ...

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site

Rank: 333 Phone: (617)-566-7937 Email: sara_patton@nps.gov Distance: 33.02 miles

In 1966, Rose Kennedy, the President's mother returned to her family's first home and birthplace of John F. Kennedy with the intention of sharing the values and expectations she believed defined her children's early years. Today, visitors travel back in time through Mrs. Kennedy's memories to understand the Kennedy family's early years and how she helped Americans memorialize John Kennedy.

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Conant Brook Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (508)-347-3705 Distance: 33.25 miles

Horseback riders, mountain bikers, hikers and cross-country skiers will enjoy the miles of trails in the area. The streamside environment along Conant and Vinica brooks offers anglers excellent native trout fishing, while warmwater fishermen enjoy the pool above the dam. Hunting is also popular among park visitors. For up-to-date information, call (508) 347-3705.

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Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Rank: 283 1 Activites Email: garrett_cloer@nps.gov Distance: 34.24 miles

Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the world's foremost 19th century poets. The house also served as headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston, July 1775 - April 1776. In addition to its rich history, the site offers unique opportunities to explore 19th century literature and arts.

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Mansfield Hollow Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-423-5603 Distance: 34.47 miles

Recreation facilities at this Corps-owned project are managed by the State. Free boat launching and excellent bass and pike fishing opportunities keep the 450-acre lake popular with local residents. Bass tournaments for groups require a State permit. Recreation facilities include a picnic area, drinking water, restrooms, hiking trails and hunting. For up-to-date information, call (860)923-2982.

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Adams National Historical Park

Rank: 150 2 Activites Email: ADAM_Visitor_Center@nps.gov Distance: 35.00 miles

From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn's Hill to the gentleman's country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of "heroes, statesman, philosophers ... and learned women" whose ideas and actions helped to transform thirteen disparate colonies into one united nation.

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Boston African American National Historic Site

Rank: 135 1 Activites Phone: (617)-742-5415 Email: boaf_mail@nps.gov Distance: 36.07 miles

Centered on the north slope of Beacon Hill, the African American community of 19th century Boston led the city and the nation in the fight against slavery and injustice. These remarkable men and women, together with their allies, were leaders in Abolition Movement, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the early struggle for equal rights and education.

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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Park

6 Activites Email: boha_information@nps.gov Distance: 36.31 miles

. . . where you can walk a Civil War-era fort, visit historic lighthouses, explore tide pools, hike lush trails, camp under the stars, or relax while fishing, picnicking or swimming-all within reach of downtown Boston. Youth programs, visitor services, research, wildlife management, and more are coordinated on the park's 34 islands and peninsulas by the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership.

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