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Youghiogheny River Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (814)-395-3242 Distance: 3.38 miles

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboat and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. The tail waters of the dam are one of the few in Pennsylvania open for trout fishing yea...

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield Park

Rank: 188 2 Activites Email: mary_jane_mcfadden@nps.gov Distance: 14.01 miles

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution.

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Flight 93 National Memorial Park

Rank: 157 Email: Chris_Brown@nps.gov Distance: 25.45 miles

On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted.

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Historic National Road Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Email: inra@historiclandmarks.org Distance: 26.77 miles

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Historic National Road - Maryland Park

Phone: (410)-767-3400 Distance: 26.77 miles

The Historic National Road stands for adventure, freedom and exploration. A ribbon of roadway from the Chesapeake Bay to the mighty Allegheny Mountains, it is the road that built the nation. Today, you can experience more than 300 years of American culture, including inns, tollhouses, taverns, theaters, parks, and shops along the byway.

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Historic National Road - Pennsylvania Park

Phone: (724)-437-9877 Email: donnah@nationalroadpa.org Distance: 26.77 miles

The Historic National Road is the Nation's first federally funded highway. Opening westward expansion, it became a transportation corridor for goods and people, creating the great cultural diversity we treasure. Visitors experience a physical timeline -- classic inns, toll houses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Jennings Randolph Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-355-2346 Distance: 27.98 miles

Jennings Randolph Lake provides opportunities for outdoor recreation including camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, kayaking, eagle watching and hunting spread over 4,500 acres of land and water.

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Loyalhanna Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (724)-639-9013 Distance: 28.56 miles

Set in an area of rugged, unspoiled scenery. From Saltsburg, 3/4 mi S on PA 981.

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Gray's Landing Locks And Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-583-8304 Email: GraysLanding@usace.army.mil Distance: 30.46 miles

Grays Landing Lock and Dam replaced Lock and Dam 7. It consists of one lock chamber and a fixed-crest dam.

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Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Rank: 294 3 Activites Email: kitty_seifert@nps.gov Distance: 32.09 miles

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.

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Point Marion Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-725-5289 Distance: 33.93 miles

These structures provide a navigation channel for commercial and recreation traffic on the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh to the Opekiska Lock & Dam and Morgantown, WV. From Pittsburgh, follow PA 837 S to observe life on the "Mon" River.

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Monongahela River - Maxwell Pool National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-785-5027 Distance: 34.58 miles

This dam provides a 24-mile pool, ideal for recreational boating, and receives more recreational use than any other on the Monongahela.

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Morgantown Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-292-1885 Distance: 36.37 miles

Completed in 1950, this dam on the Monongahela River provides a 9-ft navigable channel to Hildebrand Lock & Dam.

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Locks And Dam 4 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-684-8442 Email: Monongahela4@usace.army.mil Distance: 37.44 miles

Lock and Dam 4 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 19.7 miles upstream to Maxwell Lock and Dam just south of Brownsville, PA. Lock and Dam 4 is located at river mile 41.5 at the city of Charleroi, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situate...

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Lock And Dam 2 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-661-2217 Email: Allegheny2@usace.army.mil Distance: 37.71 miles

Lock and Dam 2 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Locks And Dam 3 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-384-4532 Email: Monongahela3@usace.army.mil Distance: 39.96 miles

Locks and Dam 3 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 17.7 miles upstream to Locks and Dam 4 at Charleroi, PA. Locks and Dam 3 is located at river mile 23.8 at the city of Elizabeth, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situated along the righ...

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Hildebrand Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-983-2300 Email: Hildebrand@usace.army.mil Distance: 40.43 miles

The Hildebrand Lock And Dam on the upper Monongahela River has a short pool that provides a scenic boat trip in both summer and fall, but no access by car.

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Monongahela River - Opekiska Pool National Park

2 Activites Phone: (304)-366-4224 Distance: 42.83 miles

Provides a pool that winds through the beautiful West Virginia mountains to Fairmont where the West Fork and Tygart Rivers join to form the Monogahela

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Conemaugh River Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (724)-459-7240 Distance: 43.72 miles

An unusual endowment of cultural resources attract visitors to Conemaugh Dam. Adjacent to the Dam site Recreation Area, historical development is currently underway with the construction of the Trail of Transportation History and the Tunnel view Historic Site. The riverside trail follows the towpath that runs along the Main Line Canal that once connected Philadelphia with Pittsburgh (1834 ? 1854...

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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Rank: 222 1 Activites Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 44.36 miles

The first railroad to circumvent the Allegheny Mountains, the Allegheny Portage Railroad was the finishing piece of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. "The Portage," opened in 1834, marking the first time that there was one, direct route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. All things to all people, it served merchants, passengers, slaves in pursuit of freedom, and soldiers from the Mexican War.

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial Park

Rank: 214 1 Activites Phone: (814)-495-4643 Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 45.78 miles

The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and unleashed 20,000,000 tons of water that devastated Johnstown, PA. The flood killed 2,209 people but it brought the nation and the world together to aid the "Johnstown sufferers." The story of the Johnstown Flood reminds us all, "...that we must leave nothing undone for the preservation and protection of our brother men."

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Locks And Dam 2 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-271-1272 Email: Monongahela2@usace.army.mil Distance: 48.14 miles

Locks and Dam 2 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 12.6 miles upstream to Locks and Dam 3 at Elizabeth, PA. Locks and Dam 2 is located at river mile 11.2 at the city of Braddock, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situated along the right...

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Rivers Of Steel National Heritage Area Park

Email: info@riversofsteel.com Distance: 50.17 miles

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area reveals how one region, in a sustained and thunderous blast of innovation, ambition and fire, forever changed America and its place in the world. It is the story of the industrialists and the workers who pushed an infant industry to it ultimate limits and in doing so pushed the world into the Age of Steel.

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Tygart Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-265-1760 Distance: 52.14 miles

Authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1935, Tygart Dam was the first of 16 flood control projects in the Pittsburgh District. Tygart has the capability to store the equivalent run off of 4.56 inches of precipitation from its 1,184 square mile drainage basin. Tygart Lake held the honor for several years as having the most concrete in any dam east of the Mississippi River with a staggering 32...

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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-866-3858 Email: fw5rw_cvnwr@fws.gov Distance: 54.77 miles

Canaan Valley, at an altitude of 3,200 feet, is 14 miles long and 3 miles wide, and the highest valley of its size east of the Rocky Mountains. Climate and habitats are typical of areas much further north, and the plants and animals are unusual for the latitude. Many Valley species are at or near the southernmost edge of their ranges. Drained by the Blackwater River and its tributaries, Canaan ...

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