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Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

5 Activites Phone: (603)-868-1095 Email: Kelle.Loughlin@wildlife.nh.gov Distance: 2.76 miles

Located on the New Hampshire and Maine border, Great Bay estuary is a complex embayment and New Hampshire's largest estuarine system. The Great Bay Reserve offers a diversity of land and water area, including upland forest, salt marsh, mudflats, tidal creeks, rocky intertidal, eelgrass beds, channel bottom/subtidal and upland field habitats. The reserve encompasses 10,235 acres, including approxi...


Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (603)-431-7511 Email: jimmie_reynolds@fws.gov Distance: 3.89 miles

Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1992 and is located along the eastern shore of New Hampshire's Great Bay in the town of Newington. A variety of rich wildlife habitats from uplands to open waters can be found throughout the refuge. With its open coastal water and abundant prey, the refuge plays a significant role as migration and wintering habitat for the federally prote...


Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

6 Activites Phone: (978)-465-5753 Email: fw5rw_prnwr@fws.gov Distance: 16.20 miles

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1942 primarily to provide feeding, resting, and nesting habitat for migratory birds. Located along the Atlantic Flyway, the refuge is of vital stopover significance to waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds during pre- and postbreeding migratory periods. The refuge occupies in part, the southern three-fourths of Plum Island, an 8 mile long ...


Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

4 Activites Phone: 20764615551 Email: suzanne@wellsnerr.org Distance: 25.88 miles

Wells Reserve protects 2,250 acres of fields, forests, freshwater wetlands, salt marsh and sandy beach on the densely populated southern coast of Maine. The reserve's diverse habitats support a broad variety of plants and animals, including rare species such as least terns, piping plovers, and slender blue flag iris. Reserve facilities are situated at historic Laudholm farm, settled in 1642 and oc...


Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (207)-646-9226 Email: rachelcarson@fws.gov Distance: 26.88 miles

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1966 in cooperation with the State of Maine to protect valuable salt marshes and estuaries for migratory birds. Scattered along 50 miles of coastline in York and Cumberland counties, the refuge consists of ten divisions between Kittery and Cape Elizabeth. It will contain approximately 7,600 acres when land acquisition is complete. Our ...


Essex National Heritage Area Park

8 Activites Phone: (978)-740-0444 Email: webmaster@essexheritage.org Distance: 35.39 miles

The Essex National Heritage Area begins just 10 miles north of Boston and covers 500 square miles of eastern Massachusetts to the New Hampshire border. The Area includes hundreds of historical sites, miles of intact landscapes, glistening coastal regions and lifetimes of rich experiences that chronicle the history of our region and of our nation.


Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Rank: 127 4 Activites Email: SAMA_Orientation_Center@nps.gov Distance: 35.40 miles

When the United States was young, ships from Salem, Massachusetts helped to build the new nation's economy by carrying cargo back and forth from the West to Asia. The historic buildings, wharves, and reconstructed tall ship at this nine-acre National Park tell the stories of the sailors, Revolutionary War privateers, and merchants who brought the riches of the world to America.


Lowell National Historical Park

Rank: 112 1 Activites Email: lowe_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 35.61 miles

Discover the continuing revolution. Lowell's water-powered textile mills catapulted the nation – including immigrant families and early female factory workers – into an uncertain new industrial era. Nearly 200 years later, the changes that began here still reverberate in our shifting global economy. Explore Lowell, a living monument to the dynamic human story of the Industrial Revolution.


Wild River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 38.10 miles

The Wild River Wilderness now contains a total of 23,700 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Hampshire. In 2006 the Wild River Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...


Connecticut River Byway - New Hampshire National Park

Phone: (603)-469-3584 Distance: 38.10 miles

New England's longest, most powerful river tells the story of clashing continental plates and glaciers, of Abenaki living on the land, and of colonial settlement among fields and forests. Experience traditions, vivid history, deeply rooted farming heritage, call of the railroads, natural beauty, and recreation along the Connecticut River Byway.


Kancamagus Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: 18003463687 Distance: 38.10 miles

The Kancamagus Scenic Byway passes through the heart of the White Mountains while traversing the flank of Mt. Kancamagus, filled with scenic areas and overlooks. Visit the Russell Colbath Historic Site, which offers colonial history, and explore the Forest Discovery Trail, which provides forest ecology experiences in a living classroom.


Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Rank: 352 3 Activites Email: SAIR_Iron_Works_House@nps.gov Distance: 39.85 miles

In the 1600's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened. Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony. This nine-acre National Park includes working waterwheels, hot forges, mills, an historic 17th century home and a lush river basin.


Minute Man National Historical Park

Rank: 73 2 Activites Distance: 46.45 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.


Boston National Historical Park

Rank: 33 2 Activites Phone: (617)-242-5641 Email: BOST_Email@nps.gov Distance: 46.64 miles

Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all.


Hopkinton-Everett Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (603)-746-3601 Distance: 46.68 miles

One of two lakes combined to form the largest flood control project in New England is located near Concord. A wide variety of both summer and winter recreational opportunities include swimming, boating, picnicking, sports fields, hiking, snowmobiling, biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, hunting and exciting bass fishing. For up-to-date information, call (603) 746-3601.


Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Rank: 283 1 Activites Email: garrett_cloer@nps.gov Distance: 47.43 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.


Northeast Region, - Waltham, Ma Boston National Park

1 Activites Phone: (781)-663-0130 Email: waltham.archives@nara.gov Distance: 47.56 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 ...


Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Park

6 Activites Email: boha_information@nps.gov Distance: 47.66 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.


Boston African American National Historic Site

Rank: 135 1 Activites Phone: (617)-742-5415 Email: boaf_mail@nps.gov Distance: 47.85 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.


Blackwater Dam National Park

3 Activites Phone: (603)-934-2116 Distance: 48.18 miles

One of the oldest dams in New England, this small facility near Webster provides some of the best kayak waters in the country during spring releases. It is the site of sanctioned events each year and has hosted Olympic pre-trials. Hydropower production was never incorporated after local citizens objected to creation of a permanent pool of water. For up-to-date information, call (603) 934-2116.


John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site

Rank: 333 Phone: (617)-566-7937 Email: sara_patton@nps.gov Distance: 49.44 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.


Franklin Falls Dam National Park

10 Activites Phone: (603)-934-2116 Distance: 50.07 miles

Sited on the Pemigewasset River near Franklin, this recreation area drains a 1,000 square-mile watershed that extends all the way to the White Mountains. There are 4,000 acres of wooded river valley available for recreation. Construction of the dam required the relocation of the entire village of Hill, NH to higher ground. For up-to-date information, call (603) 934-2116.


Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Rank: 355 2 Activites Email: alan_banks@nps.gov Distance: 50.91 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.


Connecticut River Byway - Massachusetts National Park

Phone: (413)-781-6045 Email: ccurtis@pvpc.org Distance: 50.97 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 ...


Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 51.15 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...