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Birkhead Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 5.36 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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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Rank: 105 3 Activites Email: GUCO_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 34.10 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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Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (704)-694-4424 Email: peedee@fws.gov Distance: 40.27 miles

Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge Situated along the Pee Dee River, Pee Dee NWR contains 8,443 acres in Anson and Richmond Counties, NC. The refuge was established to provide wintering habitat for migratory waterfowl. Cooperative farming in field impoundments, water level management, and the bottomland hardwood forest along Brown Creek provide excellent habitat for waterfowl and other wildlif...

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B. Everett Jordan Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (919)-542-4501 Distance: 43.13 miles

B. E. Jordan Dam and Lake is located near the center of North Carolina with a large population base in a 75-mile radius of the project. It is a major attraction for recreation seekers with facilities such as campsites, picnic areas, beaches, nature trails, etc. available. The N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation operates the majority of the recreation areas. Wildlife subimpoundments for water...

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Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway Park

Distance: 46.67 miles

Travel back in time and explore history and beautiful scenery on the Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway (U.S. 276) through the Pisgah National Forest. As you wind your way on old settlement roads past mountain peaks and cascading waterfalls, imagine how this landscape looked decades ago when modern forestry began. Begin your driving journey at the southern entrance to the Pisgah National For...

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Forest Heritage Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (828)-877-3350 Distance: 46.67 miles

Forest Heritage Scenic Byway is highlighted by beautiful mountain scenery and rich local history. Enjoy the Pisgah National Forest, over a million acres designated as a National Forest in 1916. And don't miss spectacular Looking Glass Falls, an 85 foot plunge named for nearby looking glass rock, a monolithic face of granite that gleams like a mirror from water seeping out of the stones. This by...

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Mountain Waters Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (828)-524-6441 Distance: 46.67 miles

Along the winding mountain roads of North Carolina is a beautiful stretch of scenic byway that leads through hardwood forests, river gorges, and rural countryside.

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Outer Banks Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: 18776294386 Email: info@outerbanksscenicbyway.org Distance: 46.67 miles

Leave the mainland behind and come to the most romantic byway in North Carolina -- the Outer Banks Scenic Byway of the barrier islands. Tour its beautiful beaches, thriving wildlife preserves, historic towns, and well-known lighthouses. Travelers make plans to come back even as they leave. Centered around a rich village culture, the Outer Banks Scenic Byway is a must for any traveler looking to...

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Falls Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (919)-846-9332 Distance: 73.43 miles

The US Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina would like to welcome you to Falls Lake. A man-made reservoir, Falls Lake is located in the upper portion of the Neuse River Basin, nestled very near North Carolina?s bustling ?Triangle Area.? The reservoir covers almost 12,500 acres with water, and is surrounded by 25,500 acres of public land. The dam is located just outside of Raleig...

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Roaring River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 76.09 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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Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (843)-335-8401 Email: carolinasandhills@fws.gov Distance: 76.17 miles

Carolina Sandhills NWR was established in 1939 as a federal refuge for indigenous wildlife and game management demonstration project. The South Carolina State Commission of Forestry also conducted timber production and harvesting as long as these activities conformed to good game management and forestry practices. Over the years, management objectives have since been added and modified under oth...

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Philpott Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (276)-629-2703 Distance: 79.72 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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W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (336)-921-3750 Distance: 85.70 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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Kings Mountain National Military Park

Rank: 163 3 Activites Email: KIMO_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 95.32 miles

Thomas Jefferson called it "The turn of the tide of success." The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th, 1780, was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major patriot victory to occur after the British invasion of Charleston, SC in May 1780. The park preserves the site of this important battle.

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Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail Park

9 Activites Phone: (864)-936-3477 Email: paul_carson@nps.gov Distance: 95.32 miles

Stretching 330 miles through four states (Virginia, Tennessee, North and South Carolina) the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail traces the route used by patriot militia during the pivotal Kings Mountain campaign of 1780. Follow the campaign by utilizing a Commemorative Motor Route which uses existing state highways marked with the distinctive trail logo, or 87 miles of walkable pathways.

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Cape Fear River National Park

5 Activites Phone: (910)-655-2605 Distance: 99.83 miles

Located in the tobacco country of eastern North Carolina on the improved channel between Wilmington and Fayetteville, the facilities are equipped for day-use, boating and picnicking. Shad fishing is popular, but swimming and camping are not permitted.

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Booker T Washington National Monument Park

Rank: 317 2 Activites Email: betsy_haynes@nps.gov Distance: 102.56 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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John H. Kerr Dam And Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (434)-738-6143 Distance: 108.49 miles

John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir is a 50,000-acre lake extending 39 miles up the Roanoke River along 800 miles of wooded, cove-studded shoreline in Virginia and North Carolina. Visitors enjoy fishing, camping, swimming, boating or just relaxing and enjoying the scenic beauty. There are 30 recreation areas around Kerr Reservoir: campsites, swim beaches, picnic areas, hiking, nature trails, marinas a...

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Little Dry Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 110.15 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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Blue Ridge Parkway - North Carolina

Phone: (828)-670-1924 Distance: 114.01 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: 114.01 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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Little Wilson Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 114.33 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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Blue Ridge Parkway

Rank: 2 9 Activites Phone: (828)-670-1924 Email: peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 116.24 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: 116.24 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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Cowpens National Battlefield Park

Rank: 173 3 Activites Email: Margo_Blewett@nps.gov, John_Slaughter@nps.gov Distance: 116.79 miles

"...our success was complete..." -- Daniel Morgan to Nathanael Greene, January 19, 1781 A pasturing area at the time of the battle, this Revolutionary War site commemorates the place where Daniel Morgan and his army turned the flanks of Banastre Tarleton's British army. This classic military tactic, known as a double envelopment, was one of only a few in history.

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