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Allegheny Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.96 miles

The Allegheny Islands Wilderness now contains a total of 368 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Pennsylvania. In 1984 the Allegheny Islands 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...

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Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Park

Phone: (315)-646-1000 Email: info@seawaytrail.com Distance: 31.96 miles

The Great Lakes Seaway Trail byway parallels the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes in New York and Pennsylvania. This adventure includes Niagara Falls; 1000 Islands; 29 lighthouses; War of 1812, farm, and nature sites; welcoming harbors, world-class sportfishing, bridges/ferries to/from Canada, and the Seaway Trail Discovery Center.

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Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Pennsylvania National Park

Phone: 180-0524 Distance: 31.96 miles

Follow America's "North Coast" on the Pennsylvania Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Recreation and history abound along the shores of Lake Erie, which offers both a rural landscape of lush farming and the hustle and bustle of historic downtowns. Historic sites tell stories of the War of 1812 and provide year-round activities.

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Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway - Pennsylvania National Park

Distance: 31.96 miles

At the heart of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway is its scenic landscape. In Pennsylvania, the stunning views from the byway provide the perfect setting for experiencing the monumental history and culture of this area. Travel from the downtown historic district of Gettysburg to the Gettysburg National Battlefield Park to witness the same fields bloodied in that epic Civil War battle. Thes...

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Francis E. Walter Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (215)-377-0438 Distance: 49.43 miles

Francis E. Walter Dam ? An 1,800-acre project, having a small 80 acre reservoir but no Corps-operated recreation facilities. There is a boat launch area (no ramp), although there is a 10 hp limit. Swimming is not permitted. Picnicking, hiking and fishing are available, as is hunting, in season, on adjacent PA Game Commission lands. Whitewater rafting is also available downstream. Information on wh...

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Foster Joseph Sayers Dam National Park

12 Activites Phone: (570)-962-2500 Distance: 50.05 miles

Bald Eagle State Park provides a marina, campground, picnic areas, and beach at this 1,730-acre lake. A historical village is under restoration. From I-80, exit 23, 10 mi N on PA 150.

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Blue Marsh Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (610)-376-6337 Distance: 53.12 miles

Blue Marsh Lake is a 6,100 acre-project having a 1,150-acre lake. Facilities include a day use area with swim beach, bathhouse, food concession, picnic areas, volleyball courts, pavilions available for rental; visitor center; three boat launches; and a stilling basin. Trails include a 30-mile multi-purpose hiking/biking trail and three interpretive trails, one being ADA accessible. Activities incl...

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Beltzville Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 53.84 miles

Beltzville Lake is a 3,600-acre project, having a 947-acre lake. The Corps operates and maintains the dam and a small visitor center. Recreation is managed under a lease agreement with the PA Bureau of State Parks, which provides swimming, boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting in season and other outdoor activities at Beltzville State Park.

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Lackawanna Heritage Valley National Park

9 Activites Email: heritage@LHVA.org Distance: 58.66 miles

Steamtown National Historic Site

Rank: 241 3 Activites Email: Bill_Nalevanko@nps.gov Distance: 58.92 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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Tioga-Hammond Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (570)-835-5281 Distance: 68.26 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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Aylesworth Creek Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (570)-679-2381 Distance: 69.19 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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Kettle Creek Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (570)-923-1800 Distance: 71.03 miles

Surrounded by high mountains in a wild and scenic area, Kettle Creek State Park provides day use recreation facilities on Alvin R. Bush reservoir and campground adjacent to Corps land on the lake and downstream of the dam.

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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Rank: 276 2 Activites Email: hofu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 71.08 miles

Hopewell Furnace showcases an early American industrial landscape from natural resource extraction to enlightened conservation. Operating from 1771-1883, Hopewell and other "iron plantations" laid the foundation for the transformation of the United States into an industrial giant. The park's 848 acres and historic structures illustrate the business, technology and lifestyle of our growing nation.

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Schuylkill River Valley National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (484)-945-0200 Email: info@schuylkillriver.org Distance: 73.31 miles

The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is the birthplace of the movements that shaped the nation, fueled its growth, and reclaimed its future. It was along the banks of this river and its tributaries that the American, Industrial, and Environmental Revolutions were born. Explore the stories, visit the places, and experience the region's vitality by visiting the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.

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Cowanesque Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (570)-835-5281 Distance: 73.90 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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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Park

4 Activites Phone: (610)-923-3548 Email: dele.alyssa@verizon.net Distance: 77.65 miles

Come journey through five Pennsylvania counties bursting with heritage and brimming with outdoor adventure. You will find something for everyone. Follow a history trail marked with stories about hearty lumberjacks, coal miners, lock tenders, and railroaders. Explore quiet canal paths, challenging bike trails and the rippling waters of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers.

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Raystown Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (814)-658-3405 Distance: 80.18 miles

Here you will find boating, fishing, camping, hiking, swimming, and scenic beauty. This twisting lake, the largest entirely within Pennsylvania, extends 27 miles and covers 8,300 acres.

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Prompton Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 80.33 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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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 10 10 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 85.42 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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Gettysburg National Military Park

Rank: 58 3 Activites Email: GETT_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 86.38 miles

The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address".

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Eisenhower National Historic Site

Rank: 258 Email: john_joyce@nps.gov Distance: 86.51 miles

Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a much needed respite from Washington and a backdrop for efforts to reduce Cold War tensions.

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Delaware National Scenic River Park

1 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 87.34 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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Valley Forge National Historical Park

Rank: 42 7 Activites Email: vafo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 88.90 miles

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The park commemorates the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation and honors the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times.

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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: 93.23 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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