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Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (302)-684-8419 Email: fw5rw_phnwr@fws.gov Distance: 6.14 miles

Prime Hook NWR is located 22 miles southeast of Dover, DE, near the western shore of Delaware Bay. In 1963, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge was established under the authority of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act for use as an inviolate sanctuary, or any other management purpose, expressly for migratory birds. The refuge is considered to have one of the best existing wetland habitat areas a...


Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

15 Activites Phone: (302)-739-3436 Email: Jennifer.Holmes@state.de.us Distance: 26.60 miles

The Delaware Reserve encompasses over 6,000 acres from the freshwater wetlands, ponds and forest lands of the Blackbird Creek Reserve to the salt marsh, mudflats, tidal creeks and open water habitats of the St Jones Reserve and Delaware Bay. The Delaware Bay provides habitat for many species of waterfowl, finfish, as well as clams, oysters and crabs. It has the second largest concentration of mig...


Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (302)-653-9345 Email: fw5rw_bhnwr@fws.gov Distance: 27.05 miles

Since 1937, Bombay Hook has hosted hundreds of thousands of migrating ducks, geese, shorebirds, and neotropical songbirds, all following old traditions of natural history, the spring and fall migrations. Tired and hungry, they seek shelter at Bombay Hook and feast on marsh grasses, fish, and other important foods before continuing their flight. Bombay Hook is one of many refuges providing criti...


Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River National Park

Rank: 367 4 Activites Distance: 28.28 miles

It is an irresistible playground where unruly rapids check your skills as a canyon wren's definitive call cascades down ancient limestone cliffs. Below the chasm, the canyon's raw beauty dances across mirrored water. While the primal nature of the river stirs hunger for spirited adventure, the river is also an undulant ribbon of wetland corridor and, against all odds, the lifeblood of the desert.


Cape May National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (609)-463-0994 Email: howard_schlegel@fws.gov Distance: 32.34 miles

The Cape May National Wildlife Refuge is strategically located to conserve habitat for hundreds of thousands of migratory birds which pass through the area each year. As the New Jersey Coast and the Cape May Peninsula witness the loss of natural habitat, the refuge, in concert with various partners, is working to ensure that important habitats are preserved. These efforts will provide opportunit...


Assateague Island National Seashore Park

Rank: 39 12 Activites Phone: (410)-641-1441 Email: asis_information@nps.gov Distance: 36.40 miles

Want to live on the edge? Visit a place recreated each day by ocean wind and waves. Life on Assateague Island has adapted to an existence on the move. Explore sandy beaches, salt marshes, maritime forests and coastal bays. Rest, relax, recreate and enjoy some time on the edge of the continent.


Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (410)-228-2677 Email: fw5rw_bwnwr@fws.gov Distance: 48.86 miles

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located 12 miles south of Cambridge, Maryland, was established in 1933 as a refuge for migratory waterfowl. The refuge includes more than 27,000 acres, composed mainly of rich tidal marsh characterized by fluctuating water levels and variable salinity. Other habitat types include freshwater ponds, mixed evergreen and deciduous forests, and small amounts of crop...


Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument Park

Distance: 49.44 miles

Harriet Tubman was a deeply spiritual woman who lived her ideals and dedicated her life to freedom. She is the Underground Railroad's best known conductor and in the decades before the Civil War, repeatedly risked her life to guide nearly 70 enslaved people to new lives of freedom in the North.Tubman would recognize the landscapes protected in this new national monument on Maryland's Eastern Shore


Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (410)-639-7056 Email: cindy_heffley@fws.gov Distance: 53.10 miles

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, a part of the Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex, is a 2,286-acre island located at the confluence of the Chester River and the Chesapeake Bay. Established in 1962 as a sanctuary for migratory birds, Eastern Neck NWR provides natural habitat for over 240 bird species - including American bald eagles and transitory peregrine falcons - and ...


Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (757)-336-6122 Email: fw5rw_cnwr@fws.gov Distance: 55.21 miles

Chincoteague NWR, located primarily on the Virginia side of Assateague Island, consists of more than 14,000 acres of beach, dunes, marsh, and maritime forest. Chincoteague NWR, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as well as other spe...


Wallops Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Email: null Distance: 57.97 miles

The Wallops Island National Wildlife Refuge was created on July 10, 1975 when 373 acres of land were transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The refuge, comprised mainly of salt marsh and woodlands, is located east of Wattsville in Accomack County, Virginia and contains habitat for a variety of trust species, including up...


Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (609)-463-0994 Email: Howard_Schlegel@fws.gov Distance: 58.88 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...


First State National Historical Park

3 Activites Email: FRST_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 63.48 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


Chesapeake Bay National Park

Distance: 65.37 miles

NPS helps you learn about and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in North America. Here, you can visit major league cities, colonial towns, farms and fishing villages. You can learn to kayak, pick crabs, go fishing, tour a lighthouse, slurp oysters, and slow down to enjoy the natural beauty of the Chesapeake. Download the Chesapeake Explorer mobile app and have it at your fingertips.


Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Park

Email: CAJO_Planner@nps.gov Distance: 65.37 miles

Four hundred years ago Englishman John Smith and a small crew of adventurers set out in an open boat to explore the Chesapeake Bay. Between 1607 and 1609 Smith and his crew mapped nearly 3,000 miles of the Bay and rivers and documented American Indian communities. Smith's map and journals are a remarkable record of the 17th-century Chesapeake. Come join the adventure on the Chesapeake Bay!


Chesapeake Bay National Park

8 Activites Phone: (888)-229-9297 Distance: 65.37 miles

NPS helps you learn about and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in North America. Here, you can visit major league cities, colonial towns, farms and fishing villages. You can learn to kayak, pick crabs, go fishing, tour a lighthouse, slurp oysters, and slow down to enjoy the natural beauty of the Chesapeake. Download the Chesapeake Explorer mobile app and have it at your fingertips.


Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Park

Phone: (410)-260-2470 Email: abbi_wicklein-bayne@nps.gov Distance: 65.37 miles

For three years the young United States was embroiled in the War of 1812 and the Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of it, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. Through sites and landscapes in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and throughout Maryland, the Trail tells the stories of the events, people, and places that led to the birth of our National Anthem.


Iww Delaware River To Chesapeake Bay National Park

Phone: (301)-885-5622 Distance: 65.98 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.


Martin National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: 41022826921 Email: fw5rw_bwnwr@fws.gov Distance: 66.44 miles

Martin National Wildlife Refuge includes the northern half of Smith Island, which lies 11 miles west of Crisfield, MD, and Watts Island, which is located between the eastern shore of Virginia and Tangier Island. Both islands are situated in the lower Chesapeake Bay. The Refuge was established in 1954 when the late Glenn L. Martin donated 2569 acres to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Since t...


Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

11 Activites Phone: (410)-260-8744 Email: cweilminster@dnr.state.md.us Distance: 66.63 miles

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and is one of the most productive bodies of water in the world. The multi-component Chesapeake Bay Reserve in Maryland reflects the diversity of estuarine habitats found within the Maryland portion of the Bay. In the Maryland portion of the Bay's watershed are a variety of habitats. The Maryland Reserve encompasses several of those ha...


Annmarie Garden On St. John National Park

2 Activites Phone: (410)-326-4640 Distance: 67.34 miles

Annmarie Garden lies at the headwaters of St. John Creek and is just a few miles north of Solomons Island in beautiful Southern Maryland. The mission at Annmarie Garden is to provide a place to commune with nature through the creation and maintenance of public thematic outdoor garden rooms developed by artists and landscape architects. In these rooms, contemporary sculpture, flora and fauna prov...


Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (609)-652-1665 Email: forsythe@fws.gov Distance: 69.55 miles

Forsythe NWR, located 10 miles north of Atlantic City, is composed of two separate Divisions, Barnegat in the north and Brigantine in the south. The Brigantine and Barnegat Divisions were originally two distinct refuges, established in 1939 and 1967 respectively, to provide important wintering habitat for waterfowl, especially black ducks and Atlantic brant. The Divisions were combined in 1984 un...


Brigantine Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 71.08 miles

The Brigantine Wilderness now contains a total of 6,681 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Jersey. In 1975 the Brigantine Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an a...


Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (302)-739-4271 Email: info@wilmcvb.org Distance: 73.70 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.


Fort Mchenry National Monument And Historic Shrine Park

Rank: 90 3 Activites Email: FOMC_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 77.02 miles

by the dawn's early light, a large red, white and blue banner? Whose broad stripes and bright stars . . . were so gallantly streaming! over the star-shaped Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore, September 13-14, 1814. The valiant defense of the fort inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."