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Blue Marsh Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (610)-376-6337 Distance: 3.51 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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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Rank: 276 2 Activites Email: hofu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 18.80 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: 21.46 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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Beltzville Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 34.79 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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Valley Forge National Historical Park

Rank: 42 7 Activites Email: vafo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 37.09 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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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Park

4 Activites Phone: (610)-923-3548 Email: dele.alyssa@verizon.net Distance: 44.37 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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Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (302)-739-4271 Email: info@wilmcvb.org Distance: 47.07 miles

Take an unforgettable journey through the rolling hills of the genteel Brandywine Valley landscape and discover the lasting influence of the du Pont family dynasty. This journey is a true Delaware original. The byway leads to an unparalleled concentration of historic sites, magnificent estates, glorious gardens and mesmerizing museums.

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Francis E. Walter Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (215)-377-0438 Distance: 49.71 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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John Heinz At Tinicum National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (215)-365-3118 Email: William_Buchanan@fws.gov Distance: 53.17 miles

The John Heinz NWR at Tinicum is located in Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania about 1 mile from Philadelphia International Airport. The refuge was established by an act of Congress in 1972 to protect the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania; approximately 200 acres. When acquisition is complete, it will consist of 1200 acres of varied habitats. Over the years,...

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Rank: 357 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 54.45 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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Nara¿S Mid Atlantic Region - Center City Philadelphia National Park

1 Activites Phone: (215)-606-0100 Email: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov Distance: 54.68 miles

Only the National Archives has a mandate to preserve and make available the records of what the Federal Government does--why, how, and with what consequences. Its mission is unique--to ensure ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience. The National Archives carries out this mission through a n...

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Iww Delaware River To Chesapeake Bay National Park

Phone: (301)-885-5622 Distance: 54.93 miles

Primarily a commercial navigation project, although the canal is also open to recreational boats, and public access is allowable along canal banks. There is a single boat launch facility maintained by the Corps, as well as six fishing piers along the canal banks. There is also a Canal Museum at Chesapeake City which provides visitors with a glimpse of the canal's early days.

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Independence National Historical Park

Rank: 18 2 Activites Phone: (215)-597-8787 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 54.96 miles

Independence Hall echoes these words. Nearby the old cracked Bell proclaims liberty. The spirit of Franklin is alive in his adopted city. Become part of America's journey in discovering its past.

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Deshler-Morris House National Park

Email: Ann_Dadura@NPS.gov Distance: 55.19 miles

Twice this house sheltered George Washington. In October 1793, he found refuge during the deadly Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. The following summer, it was a welcome retreat from the heat of the capital city.

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Lower Delaware National Wild And Scenic River Park

Phone: (215)-597-1655 Email: william_sharp@nps.gov Distance: 55.20 miles

The largest free-flowing river in the eastern United States, the Delaware River runs past forests, farmlands, and villages, and it also links some of the most densely populated regions in America. In 2000, the National Wild and Scenic River System incorporated key segments of the lower Delaware River to form this unit of the National Park System.

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Great Egg Harbor River National Park

6 Activites Email: Paul_Kenney@nps.gov Distance: 55.21 miles

The River gradually widens as it picks up the waters of 17 tributaries on its way to Great Egg Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Established by Congress in 1992, nearly all of this 129-mile river system rests within the Pinelands National Reserve. This National Park Service unit is unusual in that local jurisdictions continue to administer the lands.

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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Park

Rank: 365 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 55.31 miles

Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson.

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Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site

Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 55.82 miles

Before Pennsylvania there was New Sweden. Discover this last historic link to a forgotten past. Visit the church's pastoral surroundings and its burial ground of patriots and ordinary citizens alike.

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First State National Historical Park

3 Activites Email: FRST_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 57.15 miles

Famous as the First State to ratify the Constitution, Delaware was born out of a conflict among three world powers for dominance of the Delaware Valley. From this beginning, the region developed a distinct character that tolerated diversity in religion and national origin and valued independence

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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: 57.82 miles

NARA's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia

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Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (609)-463-0994 Email: Howard_Schlegel@fws.gov Distance: 62.19 miles

Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a part of the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Cape May Court House, NJ. Supawna Meadows NWR is located along the Delaware River estuary just north of the Salem River in Salem County, NJ. The Delaware Bay and estuary is recognized as a wetlands of international importance and an international shorebird reserve. The refuge currently owns appr...

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 10 10 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 67.79 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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Lackawanna Heritage Valley National Park

9 Activites Email: heritage@LHVA.org Distance: 70.27 miles

Steamtown National Historic Site

Rank: 241 3 Activites Email: Bill_Nalevanko@nps.gov Distance: 70.41 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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Delaware National Scenic River Park

1 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 72.57 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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