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Philpott Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (276)-629-2703 Distance: 3.43 miles

Nestled in the rugged foothills within sight of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia are the lake and surrounding public lands of Philpott Lake. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place to visit. Over 6,000 acres of surrounding land, 3,000 acres of water, and a power plant make up Philpott Project located in portions of Franklin, Henry and Patrick counties. Congre...

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Booker T Washington National Monument Park

Rank: 317 2 Activites Email: betsy_haynes@nps.gov Distance: 29.07 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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Blue Ridge Parkway - North Carolina

Phone: (828)-670-1924 Distance: 37.92 miles

The Parkway in North Carolina provides spectacular mountain and valley vistas, sparkling waterfalls, and colorful flower and foliage displays throughout the Blue Ridge, Black, Craggy, Great Balsam, and Plott Balsam Mountains. Wind along Grandfather Mountain, the highest in the Blue Ridge range and among the oldest in the world.

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Blue Ridge Parkway - Virginia

Phone: (828)-670-1924 Distance: 37.92 miles

Virginia's Blue Ridge Parkway is an elongated, man-made feature that provides a safe leisurely recreational driving experience. It embraces Southern Appalachian cultural, natural, scenic and recreational resources. The Byway promotes understanding, appreciation and knowledge of Appalachia by preserving and protecting the natural, historic and cultural resources contained within its boundaries.

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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Rank: 105 3 Activites Email: GUCO_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 43.37 miles

"I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons" -Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionary War.

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Mountain Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.01 miles

The Mountain Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 16,511 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Virginia contains approximately 13,790 acres. West Virginia contains approximately 2,721 acres. In 1984 the Mountain Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraord...

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Blue Ridge Parkway

Rank: 2 9 Activites Phone: (828)-670-1924 Email: peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 54.05 miles

A Blue Ridge Parkway experience is unlike any other, a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. Protecting a diversity of plants and animals, the Parkway meanders for 469 miles, providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special.

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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Park

9 Activites Email: Peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 54.05 miles

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is a place unlike any other on Earth, where ancient landscapes enchant the eye and age-old traditions warm the heart. The distinctive landscape of the North Carolina mountains and foothills combined with the region's living traditions of craft, music, agriculture and Cherokee heritage create a wealth of natural and cultural treasures unmatched in our country.

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Peters Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 58.33 miles

The Peters Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,531 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Peters Mountain 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 ag...

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Shawvers Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 59.20 miles

The Shawvers Run Wilderness now contains a total of 5,686 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Shawvers Run 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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Barbours Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 59.70 miles

The Barbours Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,382 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Barbours Creek 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 ...

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Thunder Ridge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 62.17 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: 64.91 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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Kimberling Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 67.08 miles

The Kimberling Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,805 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Kimberling Creek 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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Roaring River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.10 miles

The Roaring River Wilderness now contains a total of 36,550 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Oregon. In 2009 the Roaring River 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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Little Dry Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.11 miles

The Little Dry Run Wilderness now contains a total of 2,858 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Little Dry Run 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 ...

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Rank: 142 3 Activites Email: ernie_price@nps.gov Distance: 78.26 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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Bluestone Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (304)-466-1234 Distance: 79.11 miles

Bluestone Dam spans the New River, forming Bluestone Lake, the third largest lake in West Virginia. With a 2,040 acre surface area, the lake provides boaters, water skiers, and fishermen with great recreational opportunities. The State of West Virginia operates Bluestone State Park with cabin rentals, picnicking and camping facilities. Also, a swimming pool, gift shop, two boat ramps, and a marina...

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Birkhead Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.37 miles

The Birkhead Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 5,025 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1984 the Birkhead Mountains 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 solitu...

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Coal Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (855)-982-2625 Distance: 79.67 miles

Wind through mountains and valleys showcasing America's remarkable industrial heritage. The region commemorates the history and culture of the coal industry and the impact it has had on the physical and social environment. Numerous resources line the corridor, including coal company towns, tipples, railroad structures, and reclaimed mining lands.

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Rich Hole Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.72 miles

The Rich Hole Wilderness now contains a total of 6,450 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Rich Hole 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 "...inc...

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W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (336)-921-3750 Distance: 81.00 miles

W. Kerr Scott Reservoir is located in the beautiful Yadkin River Valley in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Authorized purposes of the reservoir are flood control, water supply, recreation, and fish and wildlife management.

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Rough Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 81.89 miles

The Rough Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,300 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Rough Mountain 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 ...

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Little Wilson Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 82.10 miles

The Little Wilson Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,458 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Little Wilson Creek 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. ...

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Beartown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 83.12 miles

The Beartown Wilderness now contains a total of 5,609 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Beartown 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 "...incre...

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