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New Savannah Bluff Lock And Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (706)-793-9403 Distance: 2.45 miles

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area Park

Email: Sherrouse@augustacanal.com Distance: 9.17 miles

Augusta Canal helped usher the Industrial Revolution into the South by harnessing Savannah River to power mills and factories, including the Confederate Powder Works. One of the only intact, functioning American 19th century industrial power canal systems and home to diverse plants and animals of the southeastern Fall Line, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is an oasis for outdoor recreation.

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J. Strom Thurmond Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (800)-533-3478 Distance: 25.46 miles

Thurmond Lake is the largest Corps of Engineers lake east of the Mississippi River. The lake encompasses 1,200 miles of shoreline, 70,000 acres of water and 80,000 acres of land. The Corps operates 10 Class A campgrounds, five major day use areas and many other recreational facilities. Thurmond Lake provides excellent striper and largemouth bass fishing and its large wildlife management program pr...

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South Carolina National Heritage Corridor Park

Email: edgefielddc@scprt.com Distance: 30.78 miles

Richard B. Russell Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (706)-213-3400 Distance: 54.90 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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Ninety Six National Historic Site

Rank: 250 5 Activites Phone: (864)-543-4068 Email: nisi_web@nps.gov Distance: 55.51 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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Congaree National Park Wilderness

1 Activites Distance: 57.54 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: 57.54 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: 57.54 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: 57.54 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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Francis Marion And Sumter National Forests Park

14 Activites Email: gingram@fs.fed.us Distance: 70.02 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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Congaree National Park

Rank: 215 9 Activites Email: cosw_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 74.06 miles

Astonishing biodiversity exists in Congaree National Park, the largest intact expanse of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States. Waters from the Congaree and Wateree Rivers sweep through the floodplain, carrying nutrients and sediments that nourish and rejuvenate this ecosystem and support the growth of national and state champion trees.

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Ernest F. Hollings Ace Basin National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (843)-889-3084 Email: acebasin@fws.gov Distance: 86.22 miles

The Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge helps protect the largest undeveloped estuary along the Atlantic Coast, with rich bottomland hardwoods and fresh and salt water marsh offering food and cover to a variety of wildlife. ACE Basin stands for the Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto Rivers, which form the estuary and parts of the Refuge boundary. The entire basin encompasses more th...

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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 93.53 miles

Savannah NWR, which lies on both the South Carolina and Georgia sides of the Savannah River just upriver from the city of Savannah, Georgia, was established April 6, 1927. The refuge 28,168 acres include bottomland hardwoods and tidal freshwater marsh. A 3,000 acre fringe area of upland hardwoods exists along the eastern boundary. An additional 3,000 acres forming an impoundment system are man...

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Hartwell Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: 70685603008 Distance: 93.99 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 Frog Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 97.76 miles

The Big Frog Wilderness now contains a total of 8,082 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Georgia contains approximately 89 acres. Tennessee contains approximately 7,993 acres. In 1984 the Big Frog 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 ...

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Ellicott Rock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 97.76 miles

The Ellicott Rock Wilderness now contains a total of 8,274 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Georgia contains approximately 2,021 acres. North Carolina contains approximately 3,394 acres. South Carolina contains approximately 2,859 acres. In 1975 the Ellicott Rock Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy...

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Southern Nantahala Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 97.76 miles

The Southern Nantahala Wilderness now contains a total of 23,473 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Georgia contains approximately 11,770 acres. North Carolina contains approximately 11,703 acres. In 1984 the Southern Nantahala Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities a...

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Ridge And Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (770)-297-3000 Distance: 97.76 miles

As the name implies, the Ridge and Valley Scenic Byway provides a chance to experience the varied terrain of northwest Georgia. Mountain overlooks and fertile farmlands can be found along the 51-mile byway as it travels U.S. 27, State Highways 156 and 136, and rural county roads. Outdoor activities ranging from hiking, camping, and picnicking to fishing and hunting can be enjoyed at the Keown Fa...

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Russell-Brasstown National Scenic Byway Park

Phone: (706)-745-6928 Distance: 97.76 miles

Surrounded by the beauty of the Chattahoochee National Forest, the byway winds through the valleys and mountain gaps of the southern Appalachians. From the vistas atop Brasstown Bald to the cooling mists of waterfalls, scenic wonders fill this region. Hike the Appalachian Trail or fish in a cool mountain stream.

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Santee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (803)-478-2217 Email: santee@fws.gov Distance: 98.38 miles

Santee National Wildlife Refuge was established on May 5, 1941 to alleviate the loss of natural waterfowl and wildlife habitat caused by the construction of hydro-electric projects on the Santee and Cooper Rivers. Stretching for eighteen miles along the northern shore of Lake Marion, the refuge protects 15,095 acres within the upper coastal plain region of Clarendon County, South Carolina. Fr...

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Ocmulgee National Monument Park

Rank: 218 3 Activites Phone: (478)-752-8257 Email: ocmu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 100.52 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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Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 102.15 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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Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 102.66 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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Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (912)-832-4608 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 103.12 miles

Pinckney Island NWR, established December 4, 1975, was once included in the plantation of Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, a prominent lawyer active in South Carolina politics from 1801 to 1815. Few traces of the island's plantation in the 1800's exist today. From 1937 to 1975, when it was donated to the Fish and Wildlife Service, Pinckney Island was privately owned and managed as a ga...

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