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Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

4 Activites Phone: 20764615551 Email: suzanne@wellsnerr.org Distance: 4.23 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...

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Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (207)-646-9226 Email: rachelcarson@fws.gov Distance: 4.94 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 ...

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Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (603)-431-7511 Email: jimmie_reynolds@fws.gov Distance: 19.35 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...

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Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

5 Activites Phone: (603)-868-1095 Email: Kelle.Loughlin@wildlife.nh.gov Distance: 22.82 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...

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Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

6 Activites Phone: (978)-465-5753 Email: fw5rw_prnwr@fws.gov Distance: 37.84 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 ...

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Wild River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 48.13 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...

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Connecticut River Byway - New Hampshire National Park

Phone: (603)-469-3584 Distance: 48.13 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.

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Kancamagus Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: 18003463687 Distance: 48.13 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.

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Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: 12072366970 Email: null Distance: 51.69 miles

Seal Island NWR is managed by the Petit Manan NWR complex. Seal Island lies 21 miles off the coast of Rockland. This 65 acre island was transferred by the Navy to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1972 and at one time was used as a bombing range. Today, Seal Island is managed in cooperation with National Audubon Society for colonial nesting seabirds, including, Arctic and common terns, eiders...

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Franklin Falls Dam National Park

10 Activites Phone: (603)-934-2116 Distance: 52.38 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.

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White Mountain Trail National Park

Phone: 18003463687 Distance: 54.32 miles

The White Mountain Trail offers New England's most rugged mountain scenery as it travels easily through three historic "notches" or mountain passes. Views abound of villages and unspoiled National Forest. Stops include views of Mount Washington and the grand Mount Washington Hotel, mountain cascades, wildlife, and the Appalachian Trail.

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Blackwater Dam National Park

3 Activites Phone: (603)-934-2116 Distance: 54.84 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.

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Hopkinton-Everett Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (603)-746-3601 Distance: 56.84 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.

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Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Rank: 127 4 Activites Email: SAMA_Orientation_Center@nps.gov Distance: 56.85 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.

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Essex National Heritage Area Park

8 Activites Phone: (978)-740-0444 Email: webmaster@essexheritage.org Distance: 56.92 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.

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Lowell National Historical Park

Rank: 112 1 Activites Email: lowe_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 58.11 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.

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Sandwich Range Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 58.52 miles

The Sandwich Range Wilderness now contains a total of 35,800 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Hampshire. In 1984 the Sandwich Range 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 a...

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Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: 12072366970 Email: null Distance: 59.47 miles

Pond Island NWR is managed by Petit Manan NWR complex. Pond Island NWR is a 10-acre island located in the mouth of the Kennebec River adjacent to Popham Beach. The U.S. Coast Guard transferred the island to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1973 and still maintains the historic light house on the island. The treeless character and grass, forb, and shrub cover provides excellent habitat for nes...

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Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Rank: 352 3 Activites Email: SAIR_Iron_Works_House@nps.gov Distance: 62.05 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.

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Thacher Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (978)-465-5753 Email: fw5rw_prnwr@fws.gov Distance: 66.79 miles

Thacher Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1972 primarily to provide feeding, resting and nesting habitat for migratory birds. It occupies the northern 22 acres of 52-acre Thacher Island located approximately one mile off the coast of Rockport, Massachusetts. The refuge and adjacent Town of Rockport property consists of cobble beach, rocky outcrop, grass, and shrub/thicket h...

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Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.79 miles

The Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness now contains a total of 27,380 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Hampshire. In 1975 the Presidential Range-Dry 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 oppo...

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Boston National Historical Park

Rank: 33 2 Activites Phone: (617)-242-5641 Email: BOST_Email@nps.gov Distance: 68.89 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.

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Wapack National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (603)-431-7511 Email: jimmie_reynolds@fws.gov Distance: 69.18 miles

Wapack National Wildlife Refuge was New Hampshire's first refuge and was established through a donation in 1972. The 1,672-acre refuge is located about 20 miles west of Nashua, New Hampshire and encompasses the 2,278 ft. North Pack Monadnock Mountain. The refuge is a popular hawk migration area and provides nesting habitat for numerous migratory songbirds such as the tree sparrow, Swainson's thr...

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Minute Man National Historical Park

Rank: 73 2 Activites Distance: 69.23 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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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Park

6 Activites Email: boha_information@nps.gov Distance: 69.92 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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