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Peters Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 2.00 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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Mountain Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 6.67 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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Bluestone Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (304)-466-1234 Distance: 22.76 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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Blue Ridge Parkway

Rank: 2 9 Activites Phone: (828)-670-1924 Email: peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 23.96 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: 23.96 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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Shawvers Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 26.32 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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Kimberling Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 29.65 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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Barbours Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.85 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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Coal Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (855)-982-2625 Distance: 36.50 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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Blue Ridge Parkway - North Carolina

Phone: (828)-670-1924 Distance: 41.97 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: 41.97 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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New River Gorge National River Park

Rank: 66 9 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 47.11 miles

A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.

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Gauley River National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 204 4 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 47.11 miles

The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features. The Gauley River contains several class V+ rapids, making it one of the most adventurous white water boating rivers in the east.

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Bluestone National Scenic River Park

Rank: 293 8 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 47.11 miles

The Bluestone River and the rugged and ancient gorge it has carved is a richly diverse and scenic area of the southern Appalachians. Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the Bluestone River in southern West Virginia.

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Beartown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.27 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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Booker T Washington National Monument Park

Rank: 317 2 Activites Email: betsy_haynes@nps.gov Distance: 51.57 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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Midland Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-225-5982 Distance: 51.82 miles

Begin at the State Capitol and travel through Malden, boyhood home of Booker T. Washington. Then continue through white-water mountain country and the breathtaking scenery of New River Gorge and Hawks Nest State Park. On the eastern end, encounter colonial Lewisburg, and the oldest golf course in the US.

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Moomaw Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (540)-962-1138 Distance: 52.48 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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Philpott Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (276)-629-2703 Distance: 53.06 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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Big Draft Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.25 miles

The Big Draft Wilderness now contains a total of 5,144 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Big Draft 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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Roaring Plains West Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.25 miles

The Roaring Plains West Wilderness now contains a total of 6,792 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Roaring Plains West 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 solit...

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Spice Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.25 miles

The Spice Run Wilderness now contains a total of 6,030 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Spice 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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Little Dry Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.95 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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Summersville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (304)-872-3412 Distance: 58.87 miles

Noted for its spectacular cliffs and white water on the Gauley River. Near Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, a Civil War battlefield. On WV 129 at Mt. Nebo, 3 mi W of US 19.

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Rough Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.09 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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