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Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (864)-233-2690 Distance: 0.77 miles

Looming majestically beyond the low Piedmont hills, the Blue Ridge escarpment thrills the mountain lover's soul. The Cherokees called these heights the "Great Blue Hills of God." Following an ancient Cherokee path, this beautiful two-lane road arcs through peach orchards and villages, past Cowpens National Battlefield and over Lake Keowee.

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Hartwell Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: 70685603008 Distance: 23.12 miles

Hartwell Lake is one of the most popular Corps lakes in the nation. Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1955 and 1963 as part of a flood control, hydropower, and navigation project, authorized purposes now include recreation, water quality, water supply, and fish and wildlife management. Hartwell Lake comprises nearly 56,000 acres of water with a shoreline of 962 miles. Over 20,00...

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Tray Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 36.98 miles

The Tray Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,702 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Tray 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 of ...

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Middle Prong Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 38.47 miles

The Middle Prong Wilderness now contains a total of 7,460 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1984 the Middle Prong 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 ag...

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Shining Rock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 40.44 miles

The Shining Rock Wilderness now contains a total of 18,483 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1964 the Shining Rock 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 a...

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National Forests In North Carolina Park

18 Activites Email: leonharris@fs.fed.us Distance: 43.92 miles

The National Forests in North Carolina include the Nantahala National Forest and the Pisgah National Forest in the mountains, the Uwharrie National Forest in the Piedmont and the Croatan National Forest on the coast.  Each forest provides unique and diverse recreation opportunities.To find areas associated with specific activities, click on the activity of interest in the left hand column. ...

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Mark Trail Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 44.97 miles

The Mark Trail Wilderness now contains a total of 16,400 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1991 the Mark Trail 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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Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Rank: 240 2 Activites Email: carl_administration@nps.gov Distance: 46.00 miles

Carl Sandburg provided a popular voice for the American people of the twentieth century and still speaks to us through his words, songs and the beauty and serenity of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. Explore Sandburg's legacy and Experience Your America! Learn more about the special preservation work going on inside the Sandburg Home with the link to your right.

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Brasstown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.22 miles

The Brasstown Wilderness now contains a total of 12,896 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Brasstown 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 "...inc...

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Raven Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 47.37 miles

The Raven Cliffs Wilderness now contains a total of 9,115 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Raven Cliffs 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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Blood Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 54.23 miles

The Blood Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 7,800 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1991 the Blood 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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Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Park

14 Activites Email: mailroom_r8_chattahoochee@fs.fed.us Distance: 55.44 miles

If you're into the great outdoors, you've come to the right place. The Chattahoochee and the Oconee National Forests are great places to have fun and adventure doing the things you love to do such as: hunting and fishing; hiking, biking, and horseback riding; swimming, canoeing, and kayaking; nature study, photography, and viewing great scenery. More >>>2013 Recreation Program Fee Accompl...

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Blue Ridge Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 61.97 miles

Blue Ridge Reservoir is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest of north Georgia. There's a scenic overlook above the dam and a shaded picnic area near the powerhouse. The canoe and kayak launch site below the dam gives nonmotorized boaters access to the Toccoa River. The river is noted among fishermen for its sunfish, trout, and bass. When water is released from the Blue Ridge Dam to gene...

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Chatuge Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 61.97 miles

Sport fishing is popular at Chatuge, both in the reservoir and in the Hiwassee River below the dam. Concrete weirs have been installed below the dam to provide a steady flow of water and to increase oxygen levels for fish and other aquatic animals. Wade fishing for trout is popular here since fish are attracted to the weirs, where food is abundant. Chatuge is operated for many purposes, includi...

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Nottely Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 61.97 miles

Nottely Reservoir lies in the state of Georgia on the southeastern edge of the Tennessee River watershed, nestled in the mountains and valleys of the Chattahoochee National Forest. The reservoir features a beach and camping area and is a great place for viewing wildlife. Nottely Reservoir serves a number of purposes other than recreation, including flood control and power generation.

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Apalachia Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 61.97 miles

Apalachia Reservoir is a small, deep, cool-water lake set in the mountains of western North Carolina. The dam was built primarily to generate hydropower, but the reservoir also provides a beautiful site for fishing, canoeing, hiking, and primitive camping. Adjacent to the Nantahala National Forest, the reservoir has very little private shoreline development, and there are no commercial recreati...

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Hiwassee Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 61.97 miles

Surrounded by the Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests, Hiwassee and the adjacent Apalachia Reservoir serve as a rich habitat for deer, wild turkey, and other animals. Below Hiwassee Dam a day-use park on Apalachia Reservoir provides access to boating, fishing, and exploring the reservoir and its tributaries. The Hiwassee is exceptionally beautiful and well suited for canoeing, rafting, and ...

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Ocoee Lakes 1, 2, And 3 National Park

10 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 61.97 miles

Ocoee No. 1, with the other Ocoee dams, is an integral part of TVA's hydroelectric system. Together they produce more than 70,000 kilowatts of electric power. The U.S. Forest Service operates campgrounds on Parksville Reservoir in the beautiful Cherokee National Forest, and visitors can also stay at a commercially run inn on the reservoir. A number of commercial outfitters supply equipment and...

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Richard B. Russell Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (706)-213-3400 Distance: 62.39 miles

"Ole Dan Tucker was a grand ole man; He washed his face in a fryin' pan; Combed his hair with a wagon wheel; Died with a tooth ache in his heel!" During the 1700's, this famous folk song was sung by slaves in praise of the Reverend Dan Tucker. He was an early settler of the area and is buried on the Richard B. Russell project.

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Cherohala Skyway - North Carolina National Park

Phone: (828)-479-6431 Distance: 64.30 miles

Travel the Cherohala Skyway and enjoy panoramic vistas as you wind through the Southern Appalachian high country. Spectacular mountain views of Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests stretch out before you. Spot an impressive variety of flora and fauna from a series of pull-offs. Picnic spots and short trails enhance your visit.

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Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.26 miles

The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness now contains a total of 17,394 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. North Carolina contains approximately 13,562 acres. Tennessee contains approximately 3,832 acres. In 1975 the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational act...

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Rank: 3 8 Activites Distance: 69.04 miles

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.

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Ninety Six National Historic Site

Rank: 250 5 Activites Phone: (864)-543-4068 Email: nisi_web@nps.gov Distance: 71.22 miles

Here settlers struggled against the harsh backcountry to survive. Cherokee Indians hunted and fought to keep their land, two towns and a trading post were formed and abandoned to the elements. Two Revolutionary War battles that claimed over 100 lives took place at this location.

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Cowpens National Battlefield Park

Rank: 173 3 Activites Email: Margo_Blewett@nps.gov, John_Slaughter@nps.gov Distance: 71.59 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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Citico Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.94 miles

The Citico Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 16,226 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1984 the Citico 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 of...

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