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Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (973)-702-7266 Email: wallkill@fws.gov Distance: 2.46 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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Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site

Rank: 200 3 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 15.06 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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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Rank: 137 1 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 16.20 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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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

11 Activites Phone: 84588947451 Email: jgherrin@gw.dec.state.ny.us Distance: 18.87 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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Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (973)-702-7266 Email: wallkillriver@fws.gov Distance: 36.71 miles

The Wallkill River NWR is located in Sussex County, New Jersey and Orange County, New York. Congress established the refuge in 1990 to preserve and enhance lands and waters in a manner that conserves the natural diversity of fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for present and future generations. The management emphasis is on Federally-listed endangered and threatened species, migrating wat...

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Hunt Hill Farm National Park

2 Activites Phone: (860)-355-0300 Distance: 40.66 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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Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River National Park

Rank: 169 10 Activites Phone: (570)-729-7134 Email: UPDE_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 43.50 miles

Canoe through rapids and quiet pools as the Delaware River winds its way through a valley of swiftly changing scenery or fish amid rolling hills and riverfront villages in one of the finest fishing rivers in the northeastern United States. The clean water of the Delaware, the last major undammed river in the eastern United States, supports a healthy ecosystem and offers tranquility and excitement.

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Phone: (518)-943-7465 Email: info@thomascole.org Distance: 43.85 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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Weir Farm National Historic Site

Rank: 315 4 Activites Email: wefa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 45.20 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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Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Email: pagr_gmp@nps.gov Distance: 49.69 miles

Cotton & silk for clothing; locomotives for travel; paper for books & writing letters; airplanes, & more. What do they have in common? They all came from the same place - Paterson, NJ. In 1791, Paterson, America's first planned industrial city, was established, centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River. From humble mills would rise industries that changed the face of the United States.

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Merritt Parkway

Phone: (860)-256-2800 Distance: 52.49 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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Delaware National Scenic River Park

1 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 54.15 miles

Middle Delaware National Scenic River is a 40-mile stretch of river entirely located within, and entirely administered by, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. In additon to the Middle Delaware, the Delaware River is part of four additional national park units:

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Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site

Rank: 341 Email: dho59stpaul@yahoo.com Distance: 54.19 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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Black Rock Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 54.98 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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Northfield Brook Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 55.73 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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Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Rank: 337 1 Activites Phone: (518)-758-6986 Email: MAVA_info@nps.gov Distance: 56.18 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: 57.33 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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Hop Brook Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 57.58 miles

Hop Brook Lake is a popular day use park with swimming and picnicking facilities, athletic fields, picnic shelters and over 7 miles of hiking trails winding through the woods and fields. Canoes, sailboards and rowboats are welcome on the 21-acre lake. The lake and its feeder streams are stocked with trout by the State. Cross-country skiing is popular during winter. For up-to-date information, ...

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General Grant National Memorial Park

Rank: 237 Distance: 57.70 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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Hancock Brook Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 58.42 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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Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Rank: 275 2 Activites Phone: (973)-736-0550 Email: karen_sloat-olsen@nps.gov Distance: 58.79 miles

Thomas Edison's home and laboratory are a step back in time, when machines were run by belts and pulleys and music was played on phonographs. Where to the passerby, the buildings betray little evidence of the industries they once started. Discover where America's greatest inventor changed our world forever.

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 10 10 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 58.80 miles

Paddlers slip down the river between low forested mountains; anglers wade the trout streams; hikers scan the valley from the ridge or peer into the 1000-foot-deep Water Gap. The valley has known human hand and voice for 10,000 years. Floodplains nourished the Native farmer; waterfalls drew the Victorian vacationer. Today, a 70,000-acre park welcomes those who seek the outdoors close to home.

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Prompton Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 60.08 miles

Prompton Lake ? A 526-acre project, having a 290-acre lake. Except for a single boat launch, there is no Corps-operated recreation. Swimming is not permitted. Boating is permitted, although there is a 10-hp limit. Picnicking and hiking are available, as is hunting, in season, on adjacent PA Game Commission-managed lands. Majority of land surrounding the lake is owned by the Commonwealth of PA, and...

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Morristown National Historical Park

Rank: 146 6 Activites Email: MORR_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 60.27 miles

Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army's winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where they survived through what would be the coldest winter on record.

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Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 60.71 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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