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Booker T Washington National Monument Park

Rank: 317 2 Activites Email: betsy_haynes@nps.gov Distance: 5.57 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: 7.99 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: 7.99 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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Philpott Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (276)-629-2703 Distance: 30.24 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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Thunder Ridge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.40 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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Barbours Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 33.57 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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James River Face Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 34.18 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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Shawvers Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 35.45 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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Mountain Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 40.55 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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Peters Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 47.92 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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Rich Hole Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 48.50 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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Rough Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.92 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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Moomaw Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (540)-962-1138 Distance: 54.07 miles

Situated within the George Washington National Forest, recreation facilities are managed by the US Forest Service. Visit their web site for more information (http://www.southernregion.fs.fed.us/gwj/jamesriver/default.htm). Hunting opportunities are provided National Forest lands that are managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Rank: 142 3 Activites Email: ernie_price@nps.gov Distance: 56.76 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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Blue Ridge Parkway

Rank: 2 9 Activites Phone: (828)-670-1924 Email: peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 57.94 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: 57.94 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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Priest Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 59.88 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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Saint Mary's Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 64.07 miles

The Saint Mary's Wilderness now contains a total of 9,835 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Saint Mary's 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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Three Ridges Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 64.74 miles

The Three Ridges Wilderness now contains a total of 4,608 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2000 the Three Ridges 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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Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: 18004469670 Distance: 65.23 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: 65.23 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: 65.23 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: 65.23 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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Bluestone Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (304)-466-1234 Distance: 67.47 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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Kimberling Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 69.86 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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