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Francis E. Walter Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (215)-377-0438 Distance: 1.17 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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Beltzville Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 18.11 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: 21.67 miles

Steamtown National Historic Site

Rank: 241 3 Activites Email: Bill_Nalevanko@nps.gov Distance: 21.79 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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Aylesworth Creek Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (570)-679-2381 Distance: 31.20 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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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 10 10 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 37.44 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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Delaware National Scenic River Park

1 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 38.96 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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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Park

4 Activites Phone: (610)-923-3548 Email: dele.alyssa@verizon.net Distance: 39.13 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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Prompton Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 39.83 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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Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River National Park

Rank: 169 10 Activites Phone: (570)-729-7134 Email: UPDE_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 47.19 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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Blue Marsh Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (610)-376-6337 Distance: 52.02 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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Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (973)-702-7266 Email: wallkillriver@fws.gov Distance: 59.21 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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Schuylkill River Valley National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (484)-945-0200 Email: info@schuylkillriver.org Distance: 59.28 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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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Rank: 276 2 Activites Email: hofu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 61.70 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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Morristown National Historical Park

Rank: 146 6 Activites Email: MORR_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 69.04 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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Valley Forge National Historical Park

Rank: 42 7 Activites Email: vafo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 70.86 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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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Park

1 Activites Distance: 71.80 miles

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness now contains a total of 3,660 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Jersey. In 1968 the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities a...

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Allegheny Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 76.20 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: 76.20 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: 76.20 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: 76.20 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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Nara's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia National Park

1 Activites Phone: (215)-305-2000 Email: philadelphia.reference@nara.gov Distance: 79.06 miles

NARA's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia

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Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Rank: 275 2 Activites Phone: (973)-736-0550 Email: karen_sloat-olsen@nps.gov Distance: 81.39 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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Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Email: pagr_gmp@nps.gov Distance: 82.15 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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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Rank: 357 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 84.42 miles

Described as horrifying, mystifying, and full of genius, Poe's writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wife's tuberculosis. In Poe's humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poe's astonishing creativity.

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