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Fort Stanwix National Monument Park

Rank: 206 1 Activites Email: willie_scott@nps.gov Distance: 0.99 miles

For centuries, the Oneida Carrying Place, a six mile portage connecting the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, served as a vital link for those traveling by water from the ocean to the Great Lakes. When Europeans arrived, nations fought for control of the carry, the homelands of the Six Nations Confederacy, and the rich resources of North America. In this struggle, Fort Stanwix would play a vital role.

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Whitney Point National Park

8 Activites Phone: (607)-692-3165 Distance: 56.03 miles

Broome County operates Dorchester Park on Whitney Point Lake. Day use facilities include a beach, boat launch, picnic area, pavilions and open play areas. The NYDEC manages the fishery in the lake and the surrounding forest and fields for wildlife.

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East Sidney Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (607)-829-6006 Distance: 62.69 miles

The recreation area is lease to the Town of Sidney, NY. Facilities include camping, picnic area, boat launch and beach.

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (315)-568-5987 Email: marva_gingrich@fws.gov Distance: 67.39 miles

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge lies at the north end of Cayuga Lake, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Located between Syracuse and Rochester, in Seneca and Wayne Counties, Montezuma serves as a major resting area for waterfowl and other waterbirds on their journeys to and from nesting areas in northeastern and east-central Canada. Fall peaks of Canada geese re...

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Women's Rights National Historical Park

Rank: 303 2 Activites Phone: (315)-568-0024 Email: wori_information_desk@nps.gov Distance: 70.13 miles

Women's Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19-20,1848. It is a story of struggles for civil rights, human rights, and equality, global struggles that continue today. The efforts of women's rights leaders, abolitionists, and other 19th century reformers remind us that all people must be accepted as equals.

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Mohawk Towpath Byway National Park

Phone: (518)-383-8565 Distance: 88.93 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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Saratoga National Historical Park

Rank: 265 6 Activites Phone: (518)-664-9821 Email: SARA_info@nps.gov Distance: 92.99 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: 95.15 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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Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (518)-473-3835 Email: mary.mangione@hudsongreenway.state.ny.us Distance: 95.24 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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Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Phone: (518)-943-7465 Email: info@thomascole.org Distance: 106.58 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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Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Rank: 337 1 Activites Phone: (518)-758-6986 Email: MAVA_info@nps.gov Distance: 107.01 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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Prompton Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 112.51 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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Aylesworth Creek Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (570)-679-2381 Distance: 116.82 miles

A 4-acre lake featuring a beach, picnic area and hiking trails. Located near East Jermyn, in Lackawanna County, about 10 mi upstream from Scranton on US 6.

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Cowanesque Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (570)-835-5281 Distance: 121.23 miles

This Corps project located near the New York state line in North Central Pennsylvania provides a 1,085-acre lake with 17 miles of shoreline for use by campers and day trippers.

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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: 121.96 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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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

11 Activites Phone: 84588947451 Email: jgherrin@gw.dec.state.ny.us Distance: 123.01 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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Lye Brook Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 123.43 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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Tioga-Hammond Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (570)-835-5281 Distance: 124.28 miles

Twin lakes in north central Pennsylvania with overnight and dayuse facilities in a scenic environment, southwest of Tioga, PA and north of Wellsboro on PA Route 287, which is acessable from U.S. Route 15 northeast of Tioga and U.S. Route 6 north of Wellsboro, PA.

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Steamtown National Historic Site

Rank: 241 3 Activites Email: Bill_Nalevanko@nps.gov Distance: 124.97 miles

You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels. Remember the sound of "chuff-chuff" from the smokestack? Today, you can learn the history of steam railroad transportation, and the people who built, repaired and rode, as we work to preserve a special era in America's industrial history!

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Lackawanna Heritage Valley National Park

9 Activites Email: heritage@LHVA.org Distance: 125.07 miles

George D. Aiken Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 125.15 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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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Rank: 137 1 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 125.18 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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Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (973)-702-7266 Email: wallkill@fws.gov Distance: 125.68 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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Big Branch Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 126.86 miles

The Big Branch Wilderness now contains a total of 6,767 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Vermont. In 1984 the Big Branch 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 "...in...

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Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site

Rank: 200 3 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 126.93 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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