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Boston National Historical Park

Rank: 33 2 Activites Phone: (617)-242-5641 Email: BOST_Email@nps.gov Distance: 269.87 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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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Park

6 Activites Email: boha_information@nps.gov Distance: 270.78 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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Boston African American National Historic Site

Rank: 135 1 Activites Phone: (617)-742-5415 Email: boaf_mail@nps.gov Distance: 271.02 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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Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Rank: 283 1 Activites Email: garrett_cloer@nps.gov Distance: 272.34 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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John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site

Rank: 333 Phone: (617)-566-7937 Email: sara_patton@nps.gov Distance: 273.79 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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Northeast Region, - Waltham, Ma Boston National Park

1 Activites Phone: (781)-663-0130 Email: waltham.archives@nara.gov Distance: 274.39 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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Adams National Historical Park

Rank: 150 2 Activites Email: ADAM_Visitor_Center@nps.gov Distance: 274.41 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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North Hartland Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (802)-295-2855 Distance: 274.77 miles

At the upper end of the reservoir, the Ottauquechee River flows through the sheer-faced 165-ft deep Quechee Gorge, one of the outstanding natural spectacles in the state. An overlook area and a state-managed campground as well as a new Visitor Center opening in the summer of 2005 are nearby. At North Hartland Lake, there is boating on the 215-acre lake, picnicking in a wooded picnic area, grills, ...

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Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Rank: 355 2 Activites Email: alan_banks@nps.gov Distance: 275.09 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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Charles River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (508)-278-2511 Distance: 275.94 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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Minute Man National Historical Park

Rank: 73 2 Activites Distance: 276.06 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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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (508)-945-0594 Email: fw5rw_mnwr@fws.gov Distance: 276.55 miles

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1944 to provide habitat for migratory birds. Sand stretches for eight miles off the elbow of Cape Cod, forming the barrier islands of North and South Monomoy. In addition to the two islands, a 40-acre unit on Morris Island is also part of the refuge. This is where the headquarters and visitor center are located. The total size of the re...

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Wapack National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (603)-431-7511 Email: jimmie_reynolds@fws.gov Distance: 278.06 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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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Rank: 288 3 Activites Email: gregory_c_schwarz@nps.gov Distance: 278.19 miles

Discover the home, studios and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors. See over 100 of his artworks in the galleries and on the grounds, from heroic public monuments to expressive portrait reliefs, and the gold coins which changed the look of American coinage. Enjoy summer concerts, explore nature trails, or indulge your hidden talents during a sculpture class.

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Monomoy Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 278.72 miles

The Monomoy Wilderness now contains a total of 3,244 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Massachusetts. In 1970 the Monomoy Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Connecticut River Byway - Massachusetts National Park

Phone: (413)-781-6045 Email: ccurtis@pvpc.org Distance: 280.16 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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Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 280.21 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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Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Rank: 295 4 Activites Phone: (802)-457-3368 Email: MABI_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 281.34 miles

Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation. This is a story of stewardship, of people taking care of places - sharing an enduring connection to land and a sense of hope for the future.

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Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 282.22 miles

Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1983 to conserve the Federally endangered Plymouth redbelly turtle, as well as other wildlife and plant species. The Refuge encompasses 195 acres in Plymouth, Massachusetts. It is made up of two parcels; the Crooked Pond parcel abuts the Myles Standish State Forest, the second largest State forest in Massachusetts, and the smaller parcel...

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Edward Macdowell Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (603)-924-3431 Distance: 282.67 miles

A picturesque recreation area located near Peterborough, this facility is named after the famous composer and concert pianist, Edward Alexander MacDowell. In 1907 his wife, Marian, established the MacDowell Colony for artists. In continuous operation, the Colony offers a uniquely creative environment in the beauty of New Hampshire. For up-to-date information, call (603) 924-3431.

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Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 284.15 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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Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 284.90 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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Cape Cod Canal National Park

12 Activites Phone: (508)-759-4431 Distance: 288.78 miles

This gateway to Cape Cod offers 14 miles of paved surfaces for walking, jogging, bicycling, fishing and hiking. Families come from far and wide to get a close-up view of the continuous parade of ocean-going vessels traversing the widest sea-level canal in the world. Peace and quiet are easily found on the numerous sitting benches under the trees. For up-to-date information, call (508) 759-4431...

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North Springfield Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (802)-886-2775 Distance: 289.60 miles

The lake offers fishing for largemouth bass and other warmwater species. The boat ramp is open to canoes and small, flat-bottomed boats only. Nearby Stoughton Pond is stocked with rainbow trout and has a 5-mph limit. Facilities include a swim beach, drinking water, picnic tables, grills, and restrooms. Fees may apply for some facilities. For up-to-date information, call (802) 886-2775.

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Breadloaf Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 290.62 miles

The Breadloaf Wilderness now contains a total of 25,237 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Vermont. In 1984 the Breadloaf 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 "...inc...

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