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Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 1.61 miles

Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located on the south shore of Long Island and is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The refuge consists of 196 acres bordering the Great South Bay, separated from the Atlantic Ocean only by Fire Island. Situated in a heavily developed urban area, the refuge is an oasis for many species of migratory birds and waterfowl. Appr...

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Fire Island National Seashore Park

Rank: 149 7 Activites Email: Paula_Valentine@nps.gov Distance: 10.44 miles

Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place for diverse plants, animals and people for centuries. Far from the pressure of nearby big-city life, dynamic barrier island beaches offer both solitude and camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.

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Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 15.00 miles

The Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness now contains a total of 1,380 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New York. In 1980 the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordina...

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Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 18.05 miles

The Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge on the south shore of Long Island is one of the last undeveloped estuary systems remaining on Long Island. Approximately half of the refuge consists of aquatic habitats including bay with marine seagrass beds, intertidal saltmarsh, high saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, shrub swamp, and red maple swamp. The refuge's saltmarshes, combined with the adjacent New York ...

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Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 18.06 miles

The Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge is located on the north shore of Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City. This 80-acre refuge is composed of mature oak-hickory forest, a half-mile rocky beach, a brackish pond, and several vernal ponds. The land and waters support a variety of songbirds (particularly warblers during spring migration), mammals, shorebirds, fish, reptiles and amphib...

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Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Rank: 339 3 Activites Email: sahi_information@nps.gov Distance: 18.43 miles

Sagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from 1885 until his death in 1919. During Roosevelt's time in office, his "Summer White House" was the focus of international attention. Explore the natural surroundings and become inspired by the legacy of one of America's most popular presidents.

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Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 20.29 miles

The Oyster Bay NWR on the north shore of Long Island consists of high quality marine habitats that support a variety of aquatic-dependent wildlife. The refuge's waters and marshes surround Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, home of Theodore Roosevelt - father of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Subtidal (underwater up to mean high tide line) habitats are abundant with marine invertebrates, ...

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Merritt Parkway

Phone: (860)-256-2800 Distance: 31.03 miles

Set in natural surroundings, Merritt Parkway's significant design brilliantly integrates the craft of the engineer and the artist. The bridges along the route are excellent examples of Art Deco, or Art Moderne, styles of the 1920s and 1930s. Magnificent foliage abounds in both spring and fall.

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Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site

Rank: 341 Email: dho59stpaul@yahoo.com Distance: 33.91 miles

Saint Paul's Church helps to tell the story of the development of colonial society and the road to the American Revolution. It consists of an 18th-century church that was used as a Revolutionary War hospital, a historic cemetery with burial stones dating to 1704 and the remnant of a Village Green that was the site of the Election of 1733 which raised issues of Freedom of Religion and Press.

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Weir Farm National Historic Site

Rank: 315 4 Activites Email: wefa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 38.41 miles

In June of 1882, painter Julian Alden Weir boarded a train from New York for his farm among the hills of Branchville, Connecticut. Once here, Weir and his family transformed their summer retreat into a creative refuge for friends and fellow artists. After Weir, artists Mahonri Young and Sperry Andrews lived and worked here, continuing the legacy of artistic expression that still inspires today.

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General Grant National Memorial Park

Rank: 237 Distance: 39.62 miles

The final resting place of President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people's gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.

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Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Rank: 328 Distance: 40.60 miles

Only one U.S. president was born in New York City. Raised in a townhouse at 28 E. 20th St., Theodore Roosevelt would grow up to be our 26th President and become immortalized on Mount Rushmore. However, he started life as a sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the "strenuous life."

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Lower East Side Tenement Museum National Historic Site

Email: LESTM@tenement.org Distance: 40.71 miles

The heart of the museum is a historic tenement, home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations between 1863 and 1935. The tenement's cramped living spaces, the lives of past residents and the history of the Lower East Side, contribute to its representation of the immigrant experience. Throughout the year, programs such as walking tours and readings are offered.

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African Burial Ground National Monument Park

Rank: 230 Email: african_burial_ground@nps.gov Distance: 41.42 miles

From about the 1690s until 1794, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6-acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the boundaries of the settlement of New Amsterdam, later known as New York. Lost to history due to landfill and development, the grounds were rediscovered in 1991 as a consequence of the planned construction of a Federal office building.

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Great Lakes Seaway Trail - New York National Park

Phone: (315)-646-1000 Email: info@seawaytrail.com Distance: 41.51 miles

Drive or boat along the shores of the St. Lawrence River and eastern Great Lakes. Historic sites include 26 lighthouses, the St. Lawrence Seaway, War of 1812 installations, and great museums. Enjoy welcoming harbors, agricultural landscapes, quaint villages, world-class sportfishing, Niagara Falls, 127 nature sites, and entry points to/from Canada.

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Lakes To Locks Passage National Park

Phone: (518)-597-9660 Email: info@lakestolocks.com Distance: 41.51 miles

Midway between Manhattan and Montreal, the Lakes to Locks Passage lets you experience the interconnected waterway that shaped the destiny of North America. By bike, foot, boat, train, or car, you will discover charming small cities, rural landscapes and Adirondack hamlets with diverse historic, natural, cultural, and recreational sites.

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Nara's Northeast Region - New York City National Park

1 Activites Phone: (212)-401-1620 Email: newyork.archives@nara.gov Distance: 41.66 miles

Nara's Northeast Region - New York City

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Federal Hall National Memorial Park

Rank: 198 Email: migdalia_figueroa-pinedo@nps.gov Distance: 41.75 miles

Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. The current structure, a Customs House, later served as part of the US Sub-Treasury. Now, the building serves as a museum and memorial to our first President and the beginnings of the United States of America.

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Manhattan Sites

2 Activites Distance: 41.76 miles

You can discover some of the most fascinating people in American history at the Manhattan Sites.  Visit the homes of Alexander Hamilton and Theodore Roosevelt, the tomb of Ulysses Grant, a Revolutionary War church, a fort from the War of 1812, and the place where George Washington became President.

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Hamilton Grange National Memorial Park

Rank: 323 Distance: 41.76 miles

Alexander Hamilton created the tools for the success of the United States. From the humble beginnings as an orphan from the Caribbean island of Nevis, he became George Washington's right hand man. Come visit Hamilton Grange and find out more about this controversial founder and the country home that he built on his Harlem estate.

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National Parks Of New York Harbor

8 Activites Email: mindi_Rambo@nps.gov Distance: 41.76 miles

You may be surprised to learn that there are 10 National Parks with 22 unique destinations in New York City and northern New Jersey. The National Parks of New York Harbor includes nearly 27,000 acres and welcomes more than 12 million visitors each year. The parks offer year-round programs, recreational opportunities, natural habitats, historic buildings and museum collections.

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Governors Island National Monument Park

Rank: 140 1 Activites Email: GOIS_Information@nps.gov Distance: 42.08 miles

From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on Governors Island was part of the social, political, and economic tapestry of New York City. Today the island is vibrant summer seasonal venue of art, culture and performance against the backdrop of two centuries of military heritage and the skyline of one of the great cities of the world.

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Castle Clinton National Monument Park

Rank: 36 2 Activites Phone: (212)-344-7220 Distance: 42.10 miles

Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began, and represents not only the city's growth, but the growth of a nation. Initially intended to prevent a British invasion in 1812, the fortification has transformed over the years to welcome theatergoers, immigrants, sightseers, and now, millions of visitors to New York Harbor.

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Ellis Island Part Of Statue Of Liberty National Monument Park

2 Activites Email: stli_info@nps.gov Distance: 43.61 miles

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions? If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through these now quiet halls from 1892 to 1954. Ellis Island afforded them the opportunity to attain the American dream for themselves and their descendants. Come hear their stories.

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Statue Of Liberty National Monument Park

Rank: 44 2 Activites Email: joan_kelly@nps.gov Distance: 43.63 miles

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated as a National Monument in 1924. Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

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