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Nara's Southeast Region - Atlanta, Ga National Park

1 Activites Phone: (404)-763-7477 Email: atlanta.center@nara.gov Distance: 2.24 miles

Genealogy Research The Atlanta facility has extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research, among them: Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930; indexes for the 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses (indexes are not available for all census years and all states); selected military service records and indexes; selected pension and bounty-land warrant applicati...

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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

Rank: 89 Email: judy_forte@nps.gov Distance: 8.15 miles

A young boy grows up in a time of segregation...A dreamer is moved by destiny into leadership of the modern civil rights movement...This was Martin Luther King, Jr. Come hear his story, visit the home of his birth, and where he played as a child. Walk in his footsteps, and hear his voice in the church where he moved hearts and minds. Marvel at how he was an instrument for social change.

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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Rank: 43 4 Activites Email: KEMO_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 22.66 miles

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,965 acre National Battlefield that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Opposing forces maneuvered and fought here from June 19, 1864 until July 2, 1864. Although most famous as a Civil War battlefield, Kennesaw Mountain has a much richer story.

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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 24 9 Activites Phone: (678)-538-1200 Email: chat_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 23.47 miles

Today the river valley attracts us for so many reasons. Take a solitary walk to enjoy nature's display, raft leisurely through the rocky shoals with friends, fish the misty waters as the sun comes up, or have a picnic on a Sunday afternoon. Get Outdoors and experience your Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area as you have never done before.

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Allatoona Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (678)-721-6700 Distance: 37.30 miles

Allatoona Lake is one of the most frequently visited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation. Located only 30 miles from Atlanta, more than 6 million visitors each year enjoy picnicking, camping, hunting, fishing, swimming and other water sports, and observing the abundant wildlife along the shores of this beautiful lake. The visitor center features video exhibits and displays about the ...

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Lake Sidney Lanier National Park

14 Activites Phone: (770)-945-9531 Distance: 40.79 miles

Nestled in the foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains lies Lake Sidney Lanier, one of America?s favorite lakes. Over 7.5 million people a year choose to visit Lanier. Seventy-six recreational areas have been developed around the lake under the direction of the Corps of Engineers. These include 46 parks operated directly by the Corps, 10 marinas, and Lake Lanier Islands. The remaining areas ...

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Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 58.72 miles

Piedmont NWR is primarily an upland forest dominated by loblolly pine on the ridges with hardwoods found along the creek bottoms and in scattered upland coves. Clear streams and beaver ponds provide ideal wetland habitat for waterfowl and other wetland dependent species. Today the forest and native wildlife populations have been restored from what was originally abandoned farm land. The refuge ser...

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Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Park

14 Activites Email: mailroom_r8_chattahoochee@fs.fed.us Distance: 59.43 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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Carters Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (706)-334-2248 Distance: 66.44 miles

Carters Lake Project is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. Carters Lake is one of the most scenic lakes in the Southeast. Located at the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains, its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which includes: camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting.

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West Point Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (706)-645-2937 Distance: 66.49 miles

Fishing is probably the most popular activity on West Point Lake. A dozen creeks and more than 40 square miles of lake provide plenty of good fishing spots for the thousands of anglers who fish here regularly. The lake abounds with bass, catfish, crappie and bream. Bank fishing is excellent at many locations, including public fishing piers at Hardley Creek Park, Rocky Point Park, and McGee Bridge ...

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Dugger Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 66.53 miles

The Dugger Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,200 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alabama. In 1999 the Dugger 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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Rich Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 73.72 miles

The Rich Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,476 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Rich 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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Ocmulgee National Monument Park

Rank: 218 3 Activites Phone: (478)-752-8257 Email: ocmu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 75.55 miles

Welcome to Ocmulgee National Monument this park is a memorial to the relationship of people and natural resources. Native Americans first came here during the Paleo-Indian period hunting Ice Age mammals. Different cultures occupied this land for thousands of years. The Mississippian culture arrived here around 900 constructing mounds for their elite. Today the mounds still remain for all to see.

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Blood Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 78.35 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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Cheaha Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 80.18 miles

The Cheaha Wilderness now contains a total of 7,245 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alabama. In 1983 the Cheaha 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 "...increasing...

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Raven Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 80.74 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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Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 83.65 miles

Bond Swamp NWR, located 6 miles south of Macon, was established in 1989 to protect, maintain and enhance the forested wetland ecosystem of the Ocmulgee River floodplain. It opened to the public in 2000 and currently consists of 6,500 acres situated along the fall line separating the Piedmont and Coastal Plains. The refuge has a diversity of vegetation communities, including mixed hardwood-pine,...

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Little River Canyon National Preserve Park

Rank: 183 9 Activites Email: Gaye_Tulley@nps.gov Distance: 83.75 miles

Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activities. Natural resources and cultural heritage come together to tell the story of the Preserve, a special place in the Southern Appalachians.

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Cohutta Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 83.88 miles

The Cohutta Wilderness now contains a total of 36,977 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Georgia contains approximately 35,268 acres. Tennessee contains approximately 1,709 acres. In 1975 the Cohutta Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportuniti...

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National Forests In Alabama Park

14 Activites Email: pa_alabama@fs.fed.us Distance: 85.29 miles

2015 Recreation Fee Schedule and Opening DatesPlaces of Great EscapesGet moving and take a “Great Escape” trip by exercising in one of Alabama’s national forests. A drive to one of our national forests provides opportunities for hiking, running, walking, bicycling, swimming, and canoeing.Exercising in the great outdoors can burn just as many calories as jogging on a treadmill, and an additional be...

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Mark Trail Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 85.56 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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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Rank: 263 6 Activites Email: HOBE_Information@nps.gov Distance: 87.39 miles

On 27 March 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson 's army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa's 1,000 Red Stick Creek warriors fortified in a horseshoe shaped bend of the Tallapoosa River. Over 800 Red Sticks died that day. The battle ended the Creek War, resulted in a land cession of 23,000,000 acres to the United States and created a national hero of Andrew Jackson.

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Tray Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.80 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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Talladega Scenic Drive National Park

Phone: (256)-463-2272 Distance: 92.69 miles

Talladega Drive offers a bird's-eye view of scenic mountains, rock outcroppings, and small rural settlements within the Talladega National Forest. Heading towards Cheaha State Park and Alabama's highest peak, with an elevation of 2,407 feet, travel the backbone of Horseblock and Cheaha Mountains, the southernmost extension of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Brasstown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 92.72 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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