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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (401)-847-5511 Email: www.friendsNWR-RI.org Distance: 323.19 miles

Occupying a peninsula between the Sakonnet River and Rhode Island sound, the 242 acre Sachuest Point National Wildlife refuge is a very popular site for the over 65,000 annual visitors each year. The refuge sports a newly renovated visitor center, over 2.5 miles of nature trails, viewing platforms, and a number of Refuge volunteers present to help visitors and to help in management of the refug...

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Nomans Land Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 323.23 miles

Nomans Land Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 628 acres in size and is located in Dukes County, 3 miles south of Martha's Vineyard, MA. The Island is 1.6 miles long east to west, and about 1 mile north to south. Nomans Land Island was used for aerial gunnery by the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1996. The USFWS managed an "overlay" Refuge on the eastern third of the Island under a Joint Managemen...

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Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (413)-548-8002 Distance: 324.17 miles

Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was established in 1997 to conserve, protect and enhance the abundance and diversity of native plant, fish and wildlife species and the ecosystems on which they depend throughout the 7.2 million acre Connecticut River watershed. The watershed covers large areas of Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut. It contains a great div...

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Touro Synagogue National Historic Site

Email: info@tourosynagogue.org Distance: 324.92 miles

Touro Synagogue, a building of exquisite beauty and design, steeped in history and ideals, and one of the most historically significant Jewish buildings in America, was designated a National Historic Site in 1946. Dedicated in 1763, it still serves an active congregation and each year greets over 30,000 visitors who come to see the magnificent interior and hear its remarkable story.

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George D. Aiken Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 329.17 miles

The George D. Aiken Wilderness now contains a total of 5,060 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Vermont. In 1984 the George D. Aiken 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...

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New England National Scenic Trail Park

1 Activites Email: charles_tracy@nps.gov Distance: 329.49 miles

From the Sound to the Summits: the New England Trail covers 215 miles from Long Island Sound across long ridges to scenic mountain summits in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The trail offers panoramic vistas and close-ups of New England's natural and cultural landscape: traprock ridges, historic village centers, farmlands, unfragmented forests, quiet streams, steep river valleys and waterfalls.

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Conant Brook Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (508)-347-3705 Distance: 330.04 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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John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 331.52 miles

Located within the picturesque Narrow River on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, this Refuge is comparatively small in size, but big in protecting the unique features of this area. At 317 acres, the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for the largest black duck population in Rhode Island, and is recognized under international agreements as a critically important area for ...

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Connecticut State Route 169 National Park

Phone: (860)-963-7226 Email: quinebaug.shetucket@snet.net Distance: 331.91 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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Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Email: www.friendsNWR-RI.org Distance: 339.39 miles

"Picturesque, peaceful, yet thriving with wildlife." That's how many of the more than 50,000 annual visitors describe the Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge. Spanning 800 acres on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, the refuge protects the state's only undeveloped salt pond. From upland forests to a 1.5-mile barrier beach,the varied habitats in Trustom Pond support more than 300 bird, 40 ma...

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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Rank: 331 1 Activites Distance: 339.53 miles

For nearly two centuries, the US Armed Forces and American industry looked to Springfield Armory for innovative engineering and superior firearms. Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation's first armory by preserving and interpreting the world's largest historic US military small arms collection, along with historic archives, buildings, and landscapes.

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Mansfield Hollow Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-423-5603 Distance: 340.48 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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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 343.09 miles

Named after one of the original chiefs of the Narragansett Indians, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island in the Town of Charlestown, Washington County. Perched on the shoreline of the largest saltpond in the State, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge sits upon the glacial outwash plain of the Charlestown moraine, providing the refuge with its ...

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Knightville Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (413)-667-3430 Distance: 343.22 miles

Fly fishing is popular in the Little and Westfield rivers where brown, brook and rainbow trout are stocked by the State. The Claude M. Hill Horse Trail provides horseback riding. Indian Hollow Campground is available for reservation groups and civic organizations. Hiking, hunting, mountain biking and snowmobiling are enjoyed seasonally. For up-to-date information, call (413) 667-3430.

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Littleville Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (413)-667-3656 Distance: 345.08 miles

The launch boat ramp (10-hp limit) provides anglers easy access to the stocked brook, rainbow and brown trout, in addition to the native populations of warmwater fish. Stream fishing is available along 1.5 miles of the Middle Branch of the Westfield River. Hunting for deer and upland game birds and ice fishing are seasonally available. For up-to-date information, call (413) 667-3656.

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Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 347.96 miles

Located approximately 12 miles offshore on picturesque Block Island, this small refuge provides important habitat for wildlife, and a place for people to appreciate the natural environment of the island. The refuge was established in 1973 with the transfer of 28 acres from the U.S. Coast Guard, and has grown to it's current size of 127 acres today. Block Island National Wildlife Refuge is ad...

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Saratoga National Historical Park

Rank: 265 6 Activites Phone: (518)-664-9821 Email: SARA_info@nps.gov Distance: 350.97 miles

Here in the autumn of 1777, American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory in the Battle of Saratoga renewed patriots' hopes for independence, secured essential foreign recognition and support, and forever changed the face of the world.

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Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Park

9 Activites Phone: (518)-237-7000 Email: erie_canal@nps.gov Distance: 359.47 miles

Explore the Erie Canal and discover America's most famous and influential man-made waterway. Nowhere else will you find the distinctive locks and low bridges of the New York State Canal System or discover towns and cities whose watery front doors still give way to lively Main Streets. More than 500 miles of historic waterways and trails are here to explore.

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Mohawk Towpath Byway National Park

Phone: (518)-383-8565 Distance: 361.68 miles

Visit New York's historic canal system and see the locks and bridges that made canal transport possible for almost two centuries. The Mohawk Towpath Byway links scenic, recreational, and historic resources. Architecture from the 18th and 19th centuries endures, as do the landscape and the perseverance of the canal builders. As you explore, other stories emerge including the area’s natural histor...

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Colebrook River Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (860)-379-8234 Distance: 362.57 miles

The 700-acre lake is open seasonally for fishing and boating and has a large boat ramp available. The lake and river are stocked with trout by the State. The fall foliage season offers spectacular views from atop the dam and from vessels while boating on the reservoir. Connecticut regulations and designated seasons apply. For up-to-date information, call (860) 379-8234.

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Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (518)-473-3835 Email: mary.mangione@hudsongreenway.state.ny.us Distance: 367.52 miles

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area stretches from New York City to Albany. The area resources exhibit the roles of freedom and dignity in the valley's history, and the historical and contemporary role of commerce. Revolutionary War stories, famous residences, scenic parks and gardens, and landscape interpretations all contribute to the Hudson Valley's beauty and wealth of resources.

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Stewart B. Mckinney National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-399-2513 Email: fw5rw_sbmnwr@fws.gov Distance: 374.52 miles

Stewart B. McKinney NWR is comprised of ten different units that are stretched across Connecticut's shoreline. The headquarters is located approximately 45 minutes south of Hartford and 30 minutes east of New Haven in Westbrook, CT. Salt Meadow NWR was established in 1972 and redesignated by Congress as the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge in 1984. The refuge was renamed in 1987 ...

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Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Rank: 337 1 Activites Phone: (518)-758-6986 Email: MAVA_info@nps.gov Distance: 375.45 miles

Politics before the Civil War was a whirlwind of opposing interest groups. Martin Van Buren was able to unite those groups becoming president in 1837. As frustration and violence over the extension of slavery grew in the 1840's, Van Buren ran for the presidency twice more from this house. He hoped to unite sectional interests but failed; ultimately so did the union.

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Thomaston Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 377.06 miles

The Vista picnic area offers visitors excellent views of the dam and portions of the Naugatuck River Valley. The streamside environment is popular for fishing and upland game hunting. Riding trails are provided for seasonal trailbikes and snowmobiles. A radio-controlled model aircraft field, open to the public, is maintained by volunteers. For up-to-date information, call (860) 283-5540.

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Northfield Brook Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 378.83 miles

Northfield Brook Lake is a scenic day use park with a swim beach, horseshoe pits, picnic shelters, tables and fire grills located throughout the park. The 1.7-mile-long self-guided hiking trail winds throughout the park. The 8-acre lake is stocked with trout by the State and supports warmwater fish species. Reservations for group picnic shelters are accepted at (203) 758-1723. For up-to-date info...

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