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John H. Kerr Dam And Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (434)-738-6143 Distance: 3.37 miles

John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir is a 50,000-acre lake extending 39 miles up the Roanoke River along 800 miles of wooded, cove-studded shoreline in Virginia and North Carolina. Visitors enjoy fishing, camping, swimming, boating or just relaxing and enjoying the scenic beauty. There are 30 recreation areas around Kerr Reservoir: campsites, swim beaches, picnic areas, hiking, nature trails, marinas a...

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Falls Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (919)-846-9332 Distance: 51.31 miles

The US Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina would like to welcome you to Falls Lake. A man-made reservoir, Falls Lake is located in the upper portion of the Neuse River Basin, nestled very near North Carolina?s bustling ?Triangle Area.? The reservoir covers almost 12,500 acres with water, and is surrounded by 25,500 acres of public land. The dam is located just outside of Raleig...

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Rank: 142 3 Activites Email: ernie_price@nps.gov Distance: 58.57 miles

On Palm Sunday (April 9), 1865, Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia signaled the end of the Southern States attempt to create a separate nation. It set the stage for the emergence of an expanded and more powerful Federal government. In a sense the struggle over how much power the central government would hold had finally been settled.

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Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: 18004469670 Distance: 58.68 miles

Traversing 16.2 miles of State Highway 717 and US 52/21 in the Jefferson National Forest, the Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway is a perfect scenic alternative to six miles of Interstate 77 and the Big Walker Interstate tunnel. The natural beauty, recreational opportunites, and history that surround the byway make for an enjoyable driving experience year-round. Rhododendron, azalea and mountain ...

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Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway National Park

Distance: 58.68 miles

The 180-mile Journey Through Hallowed Ground byway corridor from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Monticello, Virginia, is "Where America Happened." It is said that this three-state route, spanning Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, holds more historic sites than any other in the US. It was an active transportation route during the Revolutionary War, a critical transition zone for the Underground R...

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Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway - Virginia National Park

Distance: 58.68 miles

Recognized as a National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway in Virginia traverses the northern Virginia Piedmont, encompassing centuries of historic sites amidst scenic settings. From the southern shore of the Potomac River at the Point of Rocks bridge, the byway makes its way south through historic towns like the bustling Leesburg and the o...

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Mount Rogers Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (800)-628-7202 Email: Mailroom_R8_George_Washington_Jefferson@fs.fe Distance: 58.68 miles

Take a trip through the Jefferson National Forest along the Mount Rogers Scenic Byway, a byway that is not in one part, but two! The roadway takes you into the heart of the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. From this byway you can access the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and the Virginia Creeper National Recreational Trail. There are several areas for picnicking and horseback riding av...

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Poplar Grove National Cemetery Park

Phone: (804)-732-3531 Email: PETE_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 64.18 miles

In July 1862, Congress passed legislation giving the President of the United States the authority to purchase land for the establishment of cemeteries "for the soldiers who shall die in the service of their country." This legislation effectively began the National Cemetery system. With more than 6,000 graves, Poplar Grove National Cemetery reflects the tragedy that befell the United States during ...

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Petersburg National Battlefield Park

Rank: 182 7 Activites Email: Ann_Blumenschine@nps.gov Distance: 65.34 miles

Nine and a half months, 70,000 casualties, the suffering of civilians, thousands of U. S. Colored Troops fighting for the freedom of their race, and the decline of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of No. Virginia all describe the Siege of Petersburg. It was here Gen. Ulysses S. Grant cut off all of Petersburg's supply lines ensuring the fall of Richmond on April 3, 1865. Six days later, Lee surrendered.

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Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway Park

Distance: 73.83 miles

Travel back in time and explore history and beautiful scenery on the Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway (U.S. 276) through the Pisgah National Forest. As you wind your way on old settlement roads past mountain peaks and cascading waterfalls, imagine how this landscape looked decades ago when modern forestry began. Begin your driving journey at the southern entrance to the Pisgah National For...

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Forest Heritage Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (828)-877-3350 Distance: 73.83 miles

Forest Heritage Scenic Byway is highlighted by beautiful mountain scenery and rich local history. Enjoy the Pisgah National Forest, over a million acres designated as a National Forest in 1916. And don't miss spectacular Looking Glass Falls, an 85 foot plunge named for nearby looking glass rock, a monolithic face of granite that gleams like a mirror from water seeping out of the stones. This by...

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Mountain Waters Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (828)-524-6441 Distance: 73.83 miles

Along the winding mountain roads of North Carolina is a beautiful stretch of scenic byway that leads through hardwood forests, river gorges, and rural countryside.

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Outer Banks Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: 18776294386 Email: info@outerbanksscenicbyway.org Distance: 73.83 miles

Leave the mainland behind and come to the most romantic byway in North Carolina -- the Outer Banks Scenic Byway of the barrier islands. Tour its beautiful beaches, thriving wildlife preserves, historic towns, and well-known lighthouses. Travelers make plans to come back even as they leave. Centered around a rich village culture, the Outer Banks Scenic Byway is a must for any traveler looking to...

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Presquile National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (804)-829-9020 Email: cyrus_brame@fws.gov Distance: 75.78 miles

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge is a 1329-acre island in the James River, located approximately 20 miles south of Richmond, Virginia. Established to protect habitat for wintering waterfowl and other migratory birds, Presquile is an important component in the network of refuges on ...

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James River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (804)-829-9020 Email: cyrus_brame@fws.gov Distance: 76.61 miles

James River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge encompasses 4,200 acres of forest and wetland habitats along the James River, bordered by Powells Creek to the west, and the historic Flowerdew Hundred Plantation to the east. Located in Prince George County, Virginia, the refuge is 8 miles southe...

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Maggie L Walker National Historic Site

Rank: 354 2 Activites Email: ajena_rogers@nps.gov Distance: 77.69 miles

Maggie Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans and women. As a bank president, newspaper editor, and fraternal leader, Walker served as an inspiration of pride and progress. Today, Walker's home is preserved as a tribute to her enduring legacy of vision, courage, and determination.

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Richmond National Battlefield Park

Rank: 197 5 Activites Email: bob_krick@nps.gov Distance: 77.94 miles

Richmond's story is not just the tale of one large Civil War battle, nor even one important campaign. Instead, the park's resources include a naval battle, a key industrial complex, the Confederacy's largest hospital, dozens of miles of elaborate original fortifications, and the evocative spots where determined soldiers stood paces apart and fought with rifles, reaping a staggering human cost.

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Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (252)-794-3808 Email: roanokeriver@fws.gov Distance: 78.12 miles

Roanoke River NWR was established in 1989 to protect and enhance wooded wetlands consisting of bottomland hardwoods and swamps with high waterfowl value along the Roanoke River. The extensive bottomland hardwood habitat of the Roanoke River NWR is part of what the Nature Conservancy calls "one of the last great places." Refuge lands consist of bottomland hardwood forest interspersed with cypre...

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B. Everett Jordan Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (919)-542-4501 Distance: 81.32 miles

B. E. Jordan Dam and Lake is located near the center of North Carolina with a large population base in a 75-mile radius of the project. It is a major attraction for recreation seekers with facilities such as campsites, picnic areas, beaches, nature trails, etc. available. The N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation operates the majority of the recreation areas. Wildlife subimpoundments for water...

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Booker T Washington National Monument Park

Rank: 317 2 Activites Email: betsy_haynes@nps.gov Distance: 87.47 miles

On April 5, 1856, Booker T. Washington was born a slave on the 207-acre farm of James Burroughs. After the Civil War, Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School. Later as an adviser, author and orator, his past would influence his philosophies as the most influential African American of his era. Come explore his birthplace.

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Historic Jamestowne Part Of Colonial National Historical Park

Email: kirk_kehrberg@nps.gov Distance: 91.39 miles

Walk in the steps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas where a successful English colonization of North America began. Despite early struggles to survive, the 1607 settlement evolved into a prosperous colony. As the colony expanded, the Virginia Indians were pushed out of their homeland. In 1619, the arrival of Africans was recorded, marking the origin of slavery in English North America.

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Historic Jamestowne Part Of Colonial National Historical Park

4 Activites Phone: (757)-898-2400 Email: kirk_kehrberg@nps.gov Distance: 91.39 miles

Walk in the steps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas where a successful English colonization of North America began. Despite early struggles to survive, the 1607 settlement evolved into a prosperous colony. As the colony expanded, the Virginia Indians were pushed out of their homeland. In 1619, the arrival of Africans was recorded, marking the origin of slavery in English North America.

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Thunder Ridge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.57 miles

The Thunder Ridge Wilderness now contains a total of 2,344 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Thunder Ridge 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 an age of...

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James River Face Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.92 miles

The James River Face Wilderness now contains a total of 8,886 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1975 the James River Face 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 an ...

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Priest Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 92.43 miles

The Priest Wilderness now contains a total of 5,963 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2000 the Priest 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 an age of "...increasin...

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