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Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Rank: 337 1 Activites Phone: (518)-758-6986 Email: MAVA_info@nps.gov Distance: 1.13 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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Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Phone: (518)-943-7465 Email: info@thomascole.org Distance: 13.67 miles

In 1825, America was still a new nation, just forming its own unique identity and traditions. Thomas Cole invented a new style of art, one that Americans could call their own. His landscape paintings launched the art movement known as the Hudson River School. His groundbreaking achievements took place here in Catskill, New York -- in the "peaceful shades" of his beloved home, Cedar Grove.

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Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (518)-473-3835 Email: mary.mangione@hudsongreenway.state.ny.us Distance: 18.52 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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Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Park

9 Activites Phone: (518)-237-7000 Email: erie_canal@nps.gov Distance: 28.11 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: 32.99 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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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

11 Activites Phone: 84588947451 Email: jgherrin@gw.dec.state.ny.us Distance: 39.35 miles

The Hudson River Reserve encompasses about 5,000 acres of freshwater and brackish tidal wetlands and uplands distributed at four sites that span the middle 100 miles of the Hudson River Estuary. From north to south the sites are: Stockport Flats, Tivoli Bays, Iona Island and Piermont Marsh. The tidal Hudson River links the communities of its valley economically, culturally and ecologically and has...

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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Rank: 137 1 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 42.54 miles

Vanderbilt Mansion NHS, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.

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Littleville Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (413)-667-3656 Distance: 42.87 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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Colebrook River Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (860)-379-8234 Distance: 43.38 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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Saratoga National Historical Park

Rank: 265 6 Activites Phone: (518)-664-9821 Email: SARA_info@nps.gov Distance: 43.46 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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Knightville Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (413)-667-3430 Distance: 43.57 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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Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site

Rank: 200 3 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 44.42 miles

"All that is within me cries out to go back to my home on the Hudson River" FDR This quote captures FDR's connection to Springwood, the estate that he loved & the place he considered home. The first US Presidential Library was started by FDR here. Visit the Home of FDR and Presidential Library & Museum to learn about the only President elected to four terms.

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George D. Aiken Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.83 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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Hunt Hill Farm National Park

2 Activites Phone: (860)-355-0300 Distance: 53.79 miles

The Henderson Americana Center for Culture & the Creative Arts is located on Hunt Hill Farm in New Milford, Connecticut. Hunt Hill Farm, the heart of the historic Anderson and Bostwick farms, has been continuously farmed since 1707 and has been lovingly preserved by Ruth & Skitch Henderson.It has housed The Silo Store ? Gallery ? Cooking School for 31 years and is completing the first phase of it...

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Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (973)-702-7266 Email: wallkill@fws.gov Distance: 57.00 miles

Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge is one of New York's top 10 areas for grassland dependent migratory birds. This exceptional habitat was formerly the Galeville Military Airport. In 1994, the U.S. Department of Defense determined it longer needed the site. It was subsequently transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1999. The refuge is 566 acres. It is located in the v...

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Northfield Brook Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 57.96 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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Thomaston Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 58.05 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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Black Rock Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 59.06 miles

Black Rock Lake is located next to Black Rock State Park. A portion of the 35-mile-long Mattatuck Blue Trail System crosses through the reservoir. The 21-acre lake is open seasonally for fishing and non-motorized boating. The lake and brook are stocked with brown, rainbow and brook trout by the State. Opportunities abound for wildlife viewing. For up-to-date information, call (860) 283-4900.

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Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (413)-548-8002 Distance: 59.53 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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New England National Scenic Trail Park

1 Activites Email: charles_tracy@nps.gov Distance: 60.65 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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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Rank: 331 1 Activites Distance: 60.66 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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Lye Brook Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 60.82 miles

The Lye Brook Wilderness now contains a total of 17,841 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Vermont. In 1975 the Lye Brook 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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Hancock Brook Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 62.94 miles

This shallow 40-acre lake and streamside environment provides excellent hiking, hunting, canoeing and fishing opportunities. The feeder streams and lake are stocked with brown, brook and rainbow trout by the State. Local anglers also enjoy fishing for bass, perch, bullhead, and pickerel and panfish are also popular. For up-to-date information, call (203) 729-8840.

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Ball Mountain Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (802)-874-4881 Distance: 68.51 miles

Part of the Connecticut River Anadromous Fish Restoration Program, Atlantic salmon are stocked and smallmouth bass and trout fishing is available. Winhall Brook Campground near South Londonderry features 111 campsites. Fees apply for some facilities. Both summer and winter recreation activities are popular with park visitors. For up-to-date information, call (802) 874-4881.

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Townshend Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (802)-365-7703 Distance: 68.54 miles

Boats are limited to a 10-hp. Fishing is good to excellent for smallmouth bass, brown and rainbow trout. Recreation facilities include a boat launch, swim area, picnic tables, grills, hiking trails, ballfield, drinking water and restrooms. Fees apply for some facilities. Both summer and winter activities are popular with park visitors. For up-to-date information, call (802) 365-7703.

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