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Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts

Rank: 124 1 Activites Phone: (703)-255-1800 Email: will_rifenbark@nps.gov Distance: 95.14 miles

No matter what your age or taste in shows, you'll find something you like onstage at Wolf Trap. From May through September, multiple amphitheaters in the park present performances such as musicals, dance, opera, jazz, and popular and country music. A good time to explore the beauty and history of the park without the crowds is October - April.

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Gettysburg National Military Park

Rank: 58 3 Activites Email: GETT_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 97.33 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: 97.52 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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Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 97.65 miles

Mason Neck NWR was established in 1969 for the protection of nesting, feeding, and roosting habitat for the Bald eagles. It was the first federal refuge established specifically for the (then endangered) Bald eagle. The refuge is part of the Potomac River NWR Complex. The refuge, situated along the Potomac River on the Mason Neck peninsula, consists of 2277 acres of oak-hickory forest, f...

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Meadowood Special Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (703)-339-8009 Email: BLM_ES_Meadowood@blm.gov Distance: 97.90 miles

Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area was established on October 18, 2001 and is located on Mason Neck peninsula in Fairfax County, Virginia. Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area offers 13 miles of hiking, horseback riding and mountain bike trails including a universally accessible trail to Hidden Pond, two fishing ponds, 800 acres of forest and meadows, environmental education p...

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Wood Thrush Trail National Park

5 Activites Phone: (703)-339-0410 Email: Theresa_Jefferson@es.blm.gov Distance: 98.36 miles

One mile loop trail on the 800 acres of the Meadowood SRMA on Mason Neck in Fairfax County, Virginia and plans to manage it to provide open space for recreation, environmental education, and wild horse and burro interpretation. The 800-acre Mason Neck peninsula, approximately 18 miles south of Washington, D.C., is also the site of Gunston Hall - historic home of George Mason IV, author of the Vi...

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Monocacy National Battlefield Park

Rank: 290 3 Activites Phone: (301)-662-3515 Email: barbara_justice@nps.gov Distance: 99.61 miles

In the summer of 1864, General Jubal Early led Confederate forces towards Washington, D.C. and threatened to capture the capital city. On July 9, Union troops under General Lew Wallace met Early's forces on the banks of the Monocacy. At Monocacy National Battlefield, visitors can experience this and other stories of the past in a landscape that has changed little since the 19th century.

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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Park

4 Activites Phone: (610)-923-3548 Email: dele.alyssa@verizon.net Distance: 99.94 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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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 100.90 miles

Occoquan Bay NWR was established in 1998 and is situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers. This 644 acre refuge was previously a military research site and is part of the Potomac River NWR Complex. The refuge has a unique mix of wetlands, forest, and native grasslands that provides a diversity of habitats for wide variety of species. Wetland habitats cover about 50% of the r...

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Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 102.31 miles

Featherstone NWR is located about 22 miles south of Washington D.C. at the confluence of Neabsco Creek and the Potomac River. The refuge is managed by staff of the Potomac River NWR Complex. Composed of wetlands and woodlands, the refuge is a narrow strip along the shore of the Potomac River and mouth of Neabsco Creek with a railroad right of way bordering the western edge. The refuge provides ...

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (973)-425-1222 Email: greatswamp@fws.gov Distance: 102.48 miles

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1960 and lies 26 miles west of New York City's Times Square and 7 miles south of Morristown, New Jersey in Morris County. This oasis of wilderness, surrounded by urban and suburban areas, provides important habitats to fish and wildlife and a unique opportunity for the public to enjoy wildlife and wilderness within close proximity to urba...

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George Washington Birthplace National Monument Park

Rank: 205 5 Activites Email: GEWA_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 103.63 miles

In the heart of the Northern Neck of Virginia stands a tribute to America's founding father, George Washington. Although only here a short time, the ideas that Washington learned here, helped shape the man he would become and forever alter the destiny of the United States of America.

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Catoctin Mountain Park

Rank: 186 9 Activites Email: cato_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 105.10 miles

President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their lives from the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps gave this land a second opportunity and through re-growth, a new role as a recreation area.

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Prince William Forest Park

Rank: 144 6 Activites Distance: 108.61 miles

Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. In 1936, Chopawamsic Recreation Area opened its gates to house children's 'relief' camps during the Great Depression. Renamed Prince William Forest Park in 1948, these fragrant woods and trickling streams have welcomed generations of campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers. Discover Northern Virginia's best kept secret!

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Manassas National Battlefield Park

Rank: 106 6 Activites Phone: (703)-361-1339 Email: MANA_Info_Request@nps.gov Distance: 109.55 miles

On July 21, 1861, two armies clashed for the first time on the fields overlooking Bull Run. Heavy fighting swept away any notion of a quick war. In August 1862, Union and Confederate armies converged for a second time on the plains of Manassas. The Confederates won a solid victory bringing them to the height of their power.

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Beltzville Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (610)-377-0438 Distance: 109.64 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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Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (804)-333-1470 Email: fw5rw_evrnwr@fws.gov Distance: 113.17 miles

Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is the newest of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established in 1996, the goal of the Refuge is to protect 20,000 acres of wetlands and associated uplands along the River and its major tributaries. As of May 2005, a total of 7,393 acres have been purchased from willing sellers or donat...

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Park

1 Activites Distance: 115.84 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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Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail Park

9 Activites Email: phnst@nps.gov Distance: 117.54 miles

Linking the Potomac and upper Ohio river basins, the Potomac Heritage Trail network follows the paths explored by George Washington. You can follow the same routes today—on foot, bicycle, horse and by boat—exploring contrasting landscapes between the Chesapeake Bay and the Allegheny Highlands.

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Appalachian National Scenic Trail Park

4 Activites Phone: (304)-535-6270 Distance: 117.67 miles

The Appalachian Trail is a 2,185 mile long public footpath that traverses the scenic, wooded, pastoral, wild, and culturally resonant lands of the Appalachian Mountains. Conceived in 1921, built by private citizens, and completed in 1937, today the trail is managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, numerous state agencies and thousands of volunteers.

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Rank: 161 6 Activites Phone: (304)-535-6029 Email: harpersferry_info@nps.gov Distance: 118.62 miles

A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. Spend a day or a weekend. We have something for everyone, so come and discover Harpers Ferry!

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Antietam National Battlefield Park

Rank: 138 7 Activites Phone: (301)-432-5124 Email: ANTI_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 118.71 miles

23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led to Abraham Lincoln's issuance of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

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Antietam National Cemetery Park

Phone: 30143251243 Distance: 119.13 miles

The Battle of Antietam, or Sharpsburg, on September 17, 1862, was the tragic culmination of Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North. That one fateful day more than 23,110 men were killed, wounded, or listed as missing. Approximately 4,000 were killed, and in the days that followed, many more died of wounds or disease. The peaceful village of Sharpsburg turned into a huge hospital and burial gr...

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Morristown National Historical Park

Rank: 146 6 Activites Email: MORR_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 119.75 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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Gateway National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 7 10 Activites Phone: (718)-354-4606 Email: Steve_Salgo@nps.gov Distance: 121.40 miles

We are not just Sandy Hook. We are not just the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge or Jacob Riis Park. We are not just Fort Tilden. We are not just Frank Charles Park or Hamilton Beach. We are not just Floyd Bennett Field or Canarsie Pier. We are not just Great Kills Park, or Fort Wadsworth, or Miller Field. We are one national park, we are Gateway.

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