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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-866-3858 Email: fw5rw_cvnwr@fws.gov Distance: 3.02 miles

Canaan Valley, at an altitude of 3,200 feet, is 14 miles long and 3 miles wide, and the highest valley of its size east of the Rocky Mountains. Climate and habitats are typical of areas much further north, and the plants and animals are unusual for the latitude. Many Valley species are at or near the southernmost edge of their ranges. Drained by the Blackwater River and its tributaries, Canaan ...

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Dolly Sods Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 8.03 miles

The Dolly Sods Wilderness now contains a total of 17,371 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1975 the Dolly Sods 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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Otter Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 12.27 miles

The Otter Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 20,698 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1975 the Otter 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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Laurel Fork North Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.53 miles

The Laurel Fork North Wilderness now contains a total of 6,055 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1983 the Laurel Fork North 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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Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike

Phone: (304)-637-7424 Email: info@spturnpike.org Distance: 29.43 miles

Crucial in the First Campaign of the Civil War, this road now features pristine Civil War sites and charming historic towns. Hike through vast forests; fish in secluded waters; ride a wild mountain railroad. Explore this byway whose woods, small farms and beautiful mountain vistas take you back to an earlier time.

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Laurel Fork South Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 29.90 miles

The Laurel Fork South Wilderness now contains a total of 5,874 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1983 the Laurel Fork South 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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Jennings Randolph Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-355-2346 Distance: 33.12 miles

Jennings Randolph Lake provides opportunities for outdoor recreation including camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, kayaking, eagle watching and hunting spread over 4,500 acres of land and water.

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Tygart Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-265-1760 Distance: 35.78 miles

Authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1935, Tygart Dam was the first of 16 flood control projects in the Pittsburgh District. Tygart has the capability to store the equivalent run off of 4.56 inches of precipitation from its 1,184 square mile drainage basin. Tygart Lake held the honor for several years as having the most concrete in any dam east of the Mississippi River with a staggering 32...

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Monongahela National Forest Park

15 Activites Email: r9_monong_website@fs.fed.us Distance: 38.46 miles

The Monongahela National Forest comprises roughly a million acreas of National Forest System lands in West Virginia and lies within 400 miles of an estimated 96,000,000 people.  An approximate 1.3 million visitors come to the Monongahela National Forest each year.The national importance of the recreation resource of the Monongahela has been recognized through the designation of the Spruce Knob – S...

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Hildebrand Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-983-2300 Email: Hildebrand@usace.army.mil Distance: 46.07 miles

The Hildebrand Lock And Dam on the upper Monongahela River has a short pool that provides a scenic boat trip in both summer and fall, but no access by car.

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Monongahela River - Opekiska Pool National Park

2 Activites Phone: (304)-366-4224 Distance: 46.56 miles

Provides a pool that winds through the beautiful West Virginia mountains to Fairmont where the West Fork and Tygart Rivers join to form the Monogahela

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Morgantown Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-292-1885 Distance: 46.68 miles

Completed in 1950, this dam on the Monongahela River provides a 9-ft navigable channel to Hildebrand Lock & Dam.

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Historic National Road Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Email: inra@historiclandmarks.org Distance: 47.95 miles

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Historic National Road - Maryland Park

Phone: (410)-767-3400 Distance: 47.95 miles

The Historic National Road stands for adventure, freedom and exploration. A ribbon of roadway from the Chesapeake Bay to the mighty Allegheny Mountains, it is the road that built the nation. Today, you can experience more than 300 years of American culture, including inns, tollhouses, taverns, theaters, parks, and shops along the byway.

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Historic National Road - Pennsylvania Park

Phone: (724)-437-9877 Email: donnah@nationalroadpa.org Distance: 47.95 miles

The Historic National Road is the Nation's first federally funded highway. Opening westward expansion, it became a transportation corridor for goods and people, creating the great cultural diversity we treasure. Visitors experience a physical timeline -- classic inns, toll houses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Youghiogheny River Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (814)-395-3242 Distance: 49.08 miles

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboat and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. The tail waters of the dam are one of the few in Pennsylvania open for trout fishing yea...

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield Park

Rank: 188 2 Activites Email: mary_jane_mcfadden@nps.gov Distance: 50.75 miles

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution.

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Ramseys Draft Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.71 miles

The Ramseys Draft Wilderness now contains a total of 6,518 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Ramseys 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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Point Marion Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-725-5289 Distance: 52.89 miles

These structures provide a navigation channel for commercial and recreation traffic on the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh to the Opekiska Lock & Dam and Morgantown, WV. From Pittsburgh, follow PA 837 S to observe life on the "Mon" River.

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Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Rank: 294 3 Activites Email: kitty_seifert@nps.gov Distance: 54.25 miles

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.

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Stonewall Jackson Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-269-4588 Distance: 56.30 miles

Named for Thomas Jonathan ?Stonewall? Jackson, a famous general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, who was born on January 21, 1824, in nearby Clarksburg, West Virginia. A major recreation area is located at the Stonewall Jackson State Park which provides visitors with numerous opportunities including a 374 slip marina, picnic facilities and a 18 hole championship golf course, lodge, ca...

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Gray's Landing Locks And Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-583-8304 Email: GraysLanding@usace.army.mil Distance: 58.00 miles

Grays Landing Lock and Dam replaced Lock and Dam 7. It consists of one lock chamber and a fixed-crest dam.

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Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park

Email: eric_campbell@nps.gov Distance: 62.12 miles

The Shenandoah Valley invites you to learn about its rich heritage, from Native Americans who first shaped the land, to pioneers of this frontier; this fertile area became one of the most important wheat producing regions of the entire South. The Valley also witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the Civil War,including the Battle of Cedar Creek, a decisive October 19,1864 Union victory.

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Highlands Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (540)-962-2214 Email: Mailroom_R8_George_Washington_Jefferson@fs.fe Distance: 65.48 miles

This National Forest Scenic Byway weaves through a landscape of diverse vegetation, scenic views, unique geological formations and an abundance of wildlife. In addition, there are numerous historic places-the remnants of a once thriving mining community.

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Burnsville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (304)-853-2371 Distance: 66.10 miles

There are numerous recreation opportunities at Burnsville Lake, including excellent hunting. At the Burnsville Lake Dam and the Riffle Run Campground/Day-Use/Boat Launch, you can take advantage of camping at one of sixty sites (non-reservable, electric & non-electric), take a picnic or plan a family reunion at one of the four reservable shelters. Boat rentals and storage are available at the marin...

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