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Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 2.17 miles

Located approximately 12 miles offshore on picturesque Block Island, this small refuge provides important habitat for wildlife, and a place for people to appreciate the natural environment of the island. The refuge was established in 1973 with the transfer of 28 acres from the U.S. Coast Guard, and has grown to it's current size of 127 acres today. Block Island National Wildlife Refuge is ad...

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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 13.41 miles

Named after one of the original chiefs of the Narragansett Indians, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island in the Town of Charlestown, Washington County. Perched on the shoreline of the largest saltpond in the State, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge sits upon the glacial outwash plain of the Charlestown moraine, providing the refuge with its ...

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Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Email: www.friendsNWR-RI.org Distance: 13.45 miles

"Picturesque, peaceful, yet thriving with wildlife." That's how many of the more than 50,000 annual visitors describe the Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge. Spanning 800 acres on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, the refuge protects the state's only undeveloped salt pond. From upland forests to a 1.5-mile barrier beach,the varied habitats in Trustom Pond support more than 300 bird, 40 ma...

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John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 19.18 miles

Located within the picturesque Narrow River on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, this Refuge is comparatively small in size, but big in protecting the unique features of this area. At 317 acres, the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for the largest black duck population in Rhode Island, and is recognized under international agreements as a critically important area for ...

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Touro Synagogue National Historic Site

Email: info@tourosynagogue.org Distance: 24.91 miles

Touro Synagogue, a building of exquisite beauty and design, steeped in history and ideals, and one of the most historically significant Jewish buildings in America, was designated a National Historic Site in 1946. Dedicated in 1763, it still serves an active congregation and each year greets over 30,000 visitors who come to see the magnificent interior and hear its remarkable story.

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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (401)-847-5511 Email: www.friendsNWR-RI.org Distance: 26.62 miles

Occupying a peninsula between the Sakonnet River and Rhode Island sound, the 242 acre Sachuest Point National Wildlife refuge is a very popular site for the over 65,000 annual visitors each year. The refuge sports a newly renovated visitor center, over 2.5 miles of nature trails, viewing platforms, and a number of Refuge volunteers present to help visitors and to help in management of the refug...

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Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

7 Activites Phone: (401)-683-6780 Distance: 30.72 miles

The Reserve encompasses 2,579 acres of land on Prudence, Patience, Hope and Dyer islands and 1,843 acres of water adjoining the islands out to a depth of 18 feet. Prudence Island, the only inhabited and accessible island of the four, has experienced many changes over the course of hundreds of years. Since the 1600's, the island has been used by a variety of people - native Americans, tenant farme...

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Amagansett National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 32.40 miles

The Amagansett NWR graces the shore of the Atlantic Ocean on Long Island's south fork. Established December 16,1968, the 36-acre refuge is of special significance in the protection and management of fragile shore habitat and wildlife. Its unique double dune system embodies marine sand beach, primary dunes, secondary dunes, swales, fens, cranberry bogs, and oak scrub. Many rare plants, including se...

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Nomans Land Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 39.80 miles

Nomans Land Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 628 acres in size and is located in Dukes County, 3 miles south of Martha's Vineyard, MA. The Island is 1.6 miles long east to west, and about 1 mile north to south. Nomans Land Island was used for aerial gunnery by the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1996. The USFWS managed an "overlay" Refuge on the eastern third of the Island under a Joint Managemen...

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Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 43.12 miles

Established December 27, 1954, through a donation by the Morton family, the 187-acre Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge boasts exceptionally diverse habitats including bay beach, a brackish pond, a freshwater pond, kettle holes, tidal flats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, shrub, grasslands, maritime oak forest, and red cedar. The refuge's diversity is not only critical to Long Island wild...

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Connecticut State Route 169 National Park

Phone: (860)-963-7226 Email: quinebaug.shetucket@snet.net Distance: 44.72 miles

Traverse one of the last unspoiled areas in the northeastern United States. This byway winds through history, passing colonial homesteads, churches, stone walls, meeting houses, and private schools as it connects classic New England towns. Views include maple and pine stands and glacially deposited rocks and boulders that lie strewn throughout fields.

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Roger Williams National Memorial Park

Rank: 270 2 Activites Email: John_McNiff@nps.gov Distance: 45.23 miles

Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of religious freedom. Williams, banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, founded Providence in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience dictated without interference from the state.

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Rank: 154 1 Activites Email: emily_prigot@nps.gov Distance: 45.49 miles

"The town itself is perhaps the dearest place to live in, in all New England..nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses, parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford...all these brave houses and flowery gardens came from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. One and all, they were harpooned and dragged up hither from the bottom of the sea." H. Melville, "Moby-Dick...

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Stewart B. Mckinney National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-399-2513 Email: fw5rw_sbmnwr@fws.gov Distance: 46.89 miles

Stewart B. McKinney NWR is comprised of ten different units that are stretched across Connecticut's shoreline. The headquarters is located approximately 45 minutes south of Hartford and 30 minutes east of New Haven in Westbrook, CT. Salt Meadow NWR was established in 1972 and redesignated by Congress as the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge in 1984. The refuge was renamed in 1987 ...

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Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 46.95 miles

The Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge was established July 20, 1971 as a land gift from Stanley Howard. The 60-acre refuge is located in the Town of North Sea on the north shore of Long Island's south fork. The refuge protects grasslands, oak-beech forest, shrub habitats, kettle holes, freshwater marsh and saltmarsh. The refuge grasslands are a habitat model for maritime grasslands, a...

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Mansfield Hollow Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-423-5603 Distance: 50.57 miles

Recreation facilities at this Corps-owned project are managed by the State. Free boat launching and excellent bass and pike fishing opportunities keep the 450-acre lake popular with local residents. Bass tournaments for groups require a State permit. Recreation facilities include a picnic area, drinking water, restrooms, hiking trails and hunting. For up-to-date information, call (860)923-2982.

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West Thompson Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (860)-923-2982 Distance: 54.80 miles

This 200-acre lake is popular with bass fishermen and anglers of all ages alike. The seasonal campground offers some sites with water and electricity, hiking trails, restrooms with showers, group picnic shelters and hunting (seasonally). Snowmobile use is permitted in winter. Fees are required for some facilities. Reservations are recommended. For up-to-date information, call (860) 923-2982.

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Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Park

3 Activites Distance: 60.77 miles

This is a special kind of park. It embraces numerous towns, villages and a total population of about 300,000. Quinebaug & Shetucket is not a traditional park. Instead, citizens, businesses, nonprofit cultural and environmental organizations, local and state governments, and the National Park Service work together to preserve and celebrate the region's cultural, historical and natural heritage.

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Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (978)-443-4661 Email: fw5rw_emnwr@fws.gov Distance: 60.90 miles

Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1995 to preserve and protect natural resources associated with the Waquoit Bay area for the protection of waterfowl and protection of wildlife. Located in the towns of Mashpee and Falmouth, this refuge will total 5,871 acres when complete, only a small percentage of which will be owned by the Fish and Wildlife Service. Currently, 335 acre...

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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

16 Activites Phone: (508)-457-0495 Email: Waquoit.Bay@waquoitbayreserve.org Distance: 61.06 miles

Waquoit Bay Reserve encompasses open waters, barrier beaches, marshlands and uplands on the south shore of Cape Cod. Within the reserve boundaries are included the Reserve Headquarters and Visitor Center, Washburn Island and South Cape Beach State Park. Washburn Island is one of the last undeveloped coastal properties on Cape Cod. The L-shaped island, with a barrier beach, oak and pine forests and...

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West Hill Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (508)-278-2511 Distance: 63.29 miles

Families of all ages enjoy swimming in a small natural pool, picknicking, hiking and biking the trails, and the challenges of the accessible playground. Three group shelters, one near the dam, offer a great facility for hosting graduation parties, family reunions and church or other organization events. Hunting and fishing are popular during seasons. The diverse habitat makes it one of the fines...

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Cape Cod Canal National Park

12 Activites Phone: (508)-759-4431 Distance: 63.69 miles

This gateway to Cape Cod offers 14 miles of paved surfaces for walking, jogging, bicycling, fishing and hiking. Families come from far and wide to get a close-up view of the continuous parade of ocean-going vessels traversing the widest sea-level canal in the world. Peace and quiet are easily found on the numerous sitting benches under the trees. For up-to-date information, call (508) 759-4431...

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Hodges Village Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (508)-248-5697 Distance: 66.17 miles

Canoe launch and parking areas provide access to the French River above and below the dam. Over 15 miles of trails are maintained. Recreational opportunities include nature study, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, dirt biking and snowmobiling. The nearby town of Oxford also provides tennis courts, baseball fields and skateboard park. For up-to-date information, call (508) 248-5697.

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Buffumville Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (508)-248-5697 Distance: 66.42 miles

Recognized as the Project of the Year 2000, this 200-acre lake offers state-of-the-art facilities for the latest recreational pursuits including BMX-style bike jumps, mountain bike trails and an 18-hole disk golf course. More traditional forms of recreation include fishing, hunting, 7 miles of multi-use trails, group picnic shelters and ice skating. For up-to-date information, call (508) 248-569...

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Westville Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (508)-764-6424 Distance: 66.46 miles

The developed, handicapp accessble park includes a 3-acre athletic field popular with softball and soccer players and kite flyers. Numerous picnic tables, some with charcoal stoves and two picnic shelters with large 4x4 charcoal stoves are available. The shelters are reservable. Photographers, hikers and bird watchers enjoy the undeveloped lands. The abandoned old Grand Truck Railroad parallels th...

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