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W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (336)-921-3750 Distance: 4.26 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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Roaring River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 9.85 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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Little Wilson Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 39.27 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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Lewis Fork Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 42.43 miles

The Lewis Fork Wilderness now contains a total of 5,926 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Lewis Fork 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 "...i...

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Little Dry Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 44.87 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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Linville Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 45.17 miles

The Linville Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 11,786 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1964 the Linville Gorge 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 ...

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Cherokee National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: mailroom_r8_cherokee@fs.fed.us Distance: 48.52 miles

There are fifteen recreation zones to explore across the Cherokee National Forest. From Big Frog Mountain to Watauga Lake, each recreation zone offers unique opportunities, activities and experiences.Choose an activity of interest in the left menu under “Recreation” or begin exploring the Recreation Map below. Click on the symbols to view recreation opportunities featured throughout the national f...

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Pond Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.73 miles

The Pond Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 6,890 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Pond 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 o...

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Big Laurel Branch Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.79 miles

The Big Laurel Branch Wilderness now contains a total of 6,332 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Big Laurel Branch 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 ...

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Unaka Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.84 miles

The Unaka Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,496 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Unaka 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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Beartown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 65.65 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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Blue Ridge Parkway

Rank: 2 9 Activites Phone: (828)-670-1924 Email: peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 69.44 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: 69.44 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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Kings Mountain National Military Park

Rank: 163 3 Activites Email: KIMO_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 70.50 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: 70.50 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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Kimberling Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.31 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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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Rank: 105 3 Activites Email: GUCO_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 73.56 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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Fort Patrick Henry Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 75.96 miles

Fort Patrick Henry is named after the colonial fort, also known as Long Island Station, that was established nearby at the site of present-day Kingsport, Tennessee. The dam was built primarily for hydropower, but it is also used to regulate the flow of water downstream to ensure a reliable supply of water for local industry and for cooling water at TVA's John Sevier Fossil Plant. Fort Patrick H...

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Boone Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 75.96 miles

Boone Reservoir features a swimming area above the dam and a boat ramp including a courtesy pier for safe, convenient boat launching and retrieval. Water skiing and fishing are popular pastimes at Boone. The reservoir is operated for a number of purposes, including power production, flood control, water supply, water quality, and aquatic ecology. Compared with similar reservoirs on tributaries ...

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South Holston Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 75.96 miles

South Holston Reservoir is on the South Fork Holston River in northeast Tennessee. It extends 24 miles east of the dam into Virginia. Construction of the dam was begun in 1942 but was halted in favor of other wartime construction efforts. Building resumed in 1947 and was completed in 1950. South Holston is operated for many purposes, including flood control, power production, and aquatic ecolog...

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Watauga Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 75.96 miles

Watauga holds the distinction of being the highest reservoir (more than 1,900 feet above sea level) in the Tennessee River system. The reservoir is operated for many uses, including flood control, power generation, water quality, and aquatic ecology. Construction of the dam began in early 1942 but was curtailed later that year in favor of other wartime building efforts. Work resumed in 1946, and t...

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Wilbur Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 75.96 miles

Wilbur and Watauga Reservoirs are located almost three miles from each other on the Watauga River in some of the most beautiful country in the Tennessee River watershed. The reservoirs are surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest and flanked by the Appalachian Mountains. Even in the dog days of summer, Wilbur and Watauga remain cool, with a constant breeze blowing through the Watauga River gorge...

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Philpott Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (276)-629-2703 Distance: 77.03 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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Cowpens National Battlefield Park

Rank: 173 3 Activites Email: Margo_Blewett@nps.gov, John_Slaughter@nps.gov Distance: 78.13 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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Birkhead Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 78.49 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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