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Kings Mountain National Military Park

Rank: 163 3 Activites Email: KIMO_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 4.15 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: 4.15 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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Cowpens National Battlefield Park

Rank: 173 3 Activites Email: Margo_Blewett@nps.gov, John_Slaughter@nps.gov Distance: 19.92 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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Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Rank: 240 2 Activites Email: carl_administration@nps.gov Distance: 56.73 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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Linville Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.00 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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Ninety Six National Historic Site

Rank: 250 5 Activites Phone: (864)-543-4068 Email: nisi_web@nps.gov Distance: 73.00 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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Francis Marion And Sumter National Forests Park

14 Activites Email: gingram@fs.fed.us Distance: 73.68 miles

Recreation on the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests is as varied as the South Carolina landscape from the mountains to the coast. Click a link to activity of your choice in the left column of this page to explore two forests full of opportunities! We'll post cautions and weather closures in the conditions report below, but please......  Call Before You Haul!Conditions may change quickly!...

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W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (336)-921-3750 Distance: 73.73 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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Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (843)-335-8401 Email: carolinasandhills@fws.gov Distance: 79.33 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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Shining Rock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.47 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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Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (704)-694-4424 Email: peedee@fws.gov Distance: 80.34 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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Roaring River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 80.79 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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Middle Prong Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 84.40 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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Unaka Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 86.11 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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Congaree National Park Wilderness

1 Activites Distance: 89.11 miles

The Congaree National Park Wilderness now contains a total of 15,010 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1988 the Congaree National Park Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportun...

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Edisto Island National Scenic Byway Park

Distance: 89.11 miles

Drive the Edisto Island Scenic Byway and enjoy the peaceful barrier Edisto Island provides from the hectic 21st Century world of today. The route traverses salt marsh, creeks, maritime forests, farm fields and historic churches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean. Stop at a roadside stand and buy a handmade sweetgrass basket, fill it with fresh local produce at a roadside market ...

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Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (843)-336-3248 Distance: 89.11 miles

This scenic byway winds through the hardwood of Sumter National Forest along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Turnouts along the byway provide scenic vistas of the surrounding mountains. Fall is a popular time for driving the byway with colors of orange, red, and gold vibrant along the way. Hikers, backpackers, and horseback riders will be interested in this byway with the miles of tra...

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Savannah River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (803)-734-1700 Distance: 89.11 miles

The Savannah River Scenic Byway affords scenic views, glimpses of life in the rural South and opportunities to experience southern hospitality. Whether receiving a casual lesson on barbecue traditions, fishing tips or stories about the state's role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, you'll feel welcome.

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Pond Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 89.42 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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Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (864)-233-2690 Distance: 90.41 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: 92.89 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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Big Laurel Branch Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 93.03 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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Birkhead Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 93.95 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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Sampson Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 94.14 miles

The Sampson Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 7,991 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Sampson 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...

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South Carolina National Heritage Corridor Park

Email: edgefielddc@scprt.com Distance: 94.28 miles