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Morgantown Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-292-1885 Distance: 1.49 miles

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

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Hildebrand Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-983-2300 Email: Hildebrand@usace.army.mil Distance: 5.84 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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Point Marion Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-725-5289 Distance: 6.27 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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Monongahela River - Opekiska Pool National Park

2 Activites Phone: (304)-366-4224 Distance: 8.14 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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Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Rank: 294 3 Activites Email: kitty_seifert@nps.gov Distance: 8.76 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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Gray's Landing Locks And Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-583-8304 Email: GraysLanding@usace.army.mil Distance: 13.85 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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Fort Necessity National Battlefield Park

Rank: 188 2 Activites Email: mary_jane_mcfadden@nps.gov Distance: 22.13 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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Tygart Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-265-1760 Distance: 23.70 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 River - Maxwell Pool National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-785-5027 Distance: 24.21 miles

This dam provides a 24-mile pool, ideal for recreational boating, and receives more recreational use than any other on the Monongahela.

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Youghiogheny River Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (814)-395-3242 Distance: 32.37 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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Locks And Dam 4 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-684-8442 Email: Monongahela4@usace.army.mil Distance: 34.71 miles

Lock and Dam 4 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 19.7 miles upstream to Maxwell Lock and Dam just south of Brownsville, PA. Lock and Dam 4 is located at river mile 41.5 at the city of Charleroi, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situate...

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Lock And Dam 2 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-661-2217 Email: Allegheny2@usace.army.mil Distance: 34.75 miles

Lock and Dam 2 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Locks And Dam 3 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-384-4532 Email: Monongahela3@usace.army.mil Distance: 41.75 miles

Locks and Dam 3 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 17.7 miles upstream to Locks and Dam 4 at Charleroi, PA. Locks and Dam 3 is located at river mile 23.8 at the city of Elizabeth, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situated along the righ...

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Historic National Road - West Virginia Park

Phone: 18008283097 Distance: 46.11 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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Otter Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 47.81 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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Jennings Randolph Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-355-2346 Distance: 48.01 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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Loyalhanna Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (724)-639-9013 Distance: 48.28 miles

Set in an area of rugged, unspoiled scenery. From Saltsburg, 3/4 mi S on PA 981.

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Ohio River - Hannibal Pool National Park

1 Activites Phone: (614)-483-2305 Distance: 48.73 miles

This modern structure replaces three old wicket-type dams which served river traffic for over 70 years. Several full-size wickets and a workboat, used to operate them, are displayed at the visitor center.

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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-866-3858 Email: fw5rw_cvnwr@fws.gov Distance: 49.43 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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Wheeling National Heritage Area Park

Email: info@wheelingheritage.org Distance: 50.26 miles

The Wheeling National Heritage Area celebrates the city's dramatic setting along the Ohio River, providing experiences in Victorian architecture, waterfront park development, historic city markets, renovated industrial buildings featuring retail shops, restaurants and interpretive exhibits, and West Virginia Independence Hall, the birthplace of the state of West Virginia during the Civil War.

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Locks And Dam 2 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-271-1272 Email: Monongahela2@usace.army.mil Distance: 51.81 miles

Locks and Dam 2 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 12.6 miles upstream to Locks and Dam 3 at Elizabeth, PA. Locks and Dam 2 is located at river mile 11.2 at the city of Braddock, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situated along the right...

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Rivers Of Steel National Heritage Area Park

Email: info@riversofsteel.com Distance: 52.29 miles

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area reveals how one region, in a sustained and thunderous blast of innovation, ambition and fire, forever changed America and its place in the world. It is the story of the industrialists and the workers who pushed an infant industry to it ultimate limits and in doing so pushed the world into the Age of Steel.

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Ohio River - Pike Island Pool National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-277-2240 Distance: 52.99 miles

Provides a 30-mile pool on the Ohio River ideal for industry and recreation

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Stonewall Jackson Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-269-4588 Distance: 53.00 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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Dolly Sods Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 55.42 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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