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Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (912)-496-3331 Email: okefenokee@fws.gov Distance: 25.80 miles

Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in Lanier County, near Lakeland, GA, as part of a much larger blackwater system. The refuge was established in 1985 for the protection and conservation of this unique environment as well as migratory and resident wildlife. Banks Lake is natural pocosin or sink of ancient geologic origin. The refuge contains a variety of habitat types incl...

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Big Frog Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 69.75 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: 69.75 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: 69.75 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: 69.75 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: 69.75 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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Okefenokee Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 75.25 miles

The Okefenokee Wilderness now contains a total of 353,981 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1974 the Okefenokee Wilderness became part of the now over 110 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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Andersonville National Historic Site

Rank: 226 1 Activites Phone: (229)-924-0343 Email: ande_information@nps.gov Distance: 75.37 miles

The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a memorial to all American prisoners of war throughout the nation's history.

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Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Rank: 252 1 Activites Email: gabe_laster@nps.gov Distance: 77.05 miles

Few U.S. Presidents have had such close ties with where they were born and raised. The rural southern culture of Plains, Georgia, that revolves around farming, church and school, had a large influence in molding the character and in shaping the political policies of the 39th President of the United States.

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (912)-496-7836 Email: okefenokee@fws.gov Distance: 85.87 miles

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Okefenokee NWR, located about 11 miles southwest of Folkston, was established in 1937 to preserve the 438,000 acre Okefenokee Swamp. The refuge encompasses approximately 396,000 acres with 353,000 acres designated as a National Wilderness Area. Swamp habitats include open wet "prairies," cypress forests, scrub-shrub vegetation, upland islands, and open...

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Big Gum Swamp Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 87.83 miles

The Big Gum Swamp Wilderness now contains a total of 13,660 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Big Gum Swamp 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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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (850)-925-6121 Email: saintmarks@fws.gov Distance: 88.89 miles

St. Marks NWR, located 25 miles south of Tallahassee along the Gulf Coast of Florida, is a well-known oasis of natural Florida habitats for wildlife, especially birds. Natural salt marshes, freshwater swamps, pine forests and lakes provide a haven for wildlife and people. Fishing, hiking, birdwatching, butterfly-watching, hunting, and viewing the historic St. Marks lighthouse on beautiful Ap...

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St. Marks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 88.98 miles

The St. Marks Wilderness now contains a total of 17,350 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1975 the St. Marks Wilderness became part of the now over 110 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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Lake Seminole National Park

12 Activites Phone: (229)-662-2001 Distance: 92.39 miles

The Lake Seminole project, originally authorized as the Jim Woodruff Lock & Dam Project by the River and Harbor Act of 1946, was the first of three locks and dams constructed for navigation, hydro-power, recreation and related use purposes on the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint River systems. Construction of this muti-purpose project began in 1947 and was completed in 1957. Lake Seminole b...

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George W. Andrews Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (912)-768-2516 Distance: 98.04 miles

Lake George W. Andrews is named for George William Andrews, who was born in Clayton, Alabama in 1906 and served as a United States Representative from 1944 until his death in 1971. The project was originally named the Columbia Lock and Dam and was renamed for Congressman Andrews in 1972. Lake George W. Andrews day use parks include: Abbie Creek Park and West Bank Park located on the Alabama side...

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Walter F. George Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (229)-768-2516 Distance: 98.22 miles

There are 13 Corps of Engineers day use parks and 4 campgrounds on Walter F. George Lake, a great place to camp, fish, boat and picnic. Enjoy the natural beauty of the lake and the Chattahoochee River, as well as the gracious antebellum mansions located in nearby historic towns, such as Eufaula, Alabama and Cuthbert, Georgia. The lake, sometimes referred to as Lake Eufaula, extends 85 miles along ...

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National Forests In Florida: Apalachicola-Ocala-Osceola Park

26 Activites Phone: (850)-523-8500 Email: Mailroom_R8_Florida@fs.fed.us Distance: 99.35 miles

Florida has three National Forests comprising over 1.25 million acres. The Apalachicola and Osceola National Forests are in the northern half of the State, while the Ocala National Forest is located in central Florida. Representing only three percent of Florida's land base, these Forests provide the largest supply of forest recreation opportunities in the State.

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Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 100.07 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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Bradwell Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 100.12 miles

The Bradwell Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 24,602 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1975 the Bradwell Bay 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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Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (334)-687-4065 Email: eufaula@fws.gov Distance: 108.48 miles

Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1964, on the Walter F. George Reservoir (Lake Eufaula) in cooperation with the Corps of Engineers (COE). The reservoir resulted from impoundment of the Chattahoochee River between Alabama and Georgia. The Refuge, lying on the upper reaches of the reservoir, consists of 11,184 acres. There are 7,953 acres in Barbour and Russell Counties, Alabama...

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Ocmulgee National Monument Park

Rank: 218 3 Activites Phone: (478)-752-8257 Email: ocmu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 109.36 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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Big Bend Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 113.01 miles

The Big Bend Scenic Byway is made up of two outstanding corridors, the Forest Trail and the Coastal Trail. Back in the 1800s the Forest Trail was truly the “Wild West,” with cowboys, rustlers, Indians, trappers, and hard-scrabble farmers. Start the day walking through a pioneer farm and stop later at Fort Braden, a military outpost during the Second Seminole War. See rolling sand hills and har...

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Cumberland Island National Seashore Park

Rank: 268 7 Activites Email: CUIS_INFO@nps.gov Distance: 118.73 miles

St Marys is the gateway to Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island. Here pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes whisper the stories of both man and nature. Natives, missionaries, enslaved African Americans and Wealthy Industrialists all walked here. Cumberland Island is also home to over 9,800 acres of Congressionally designated Wilderness.

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Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 119.14 miles

The Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness now contains a total of 8,090 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Mud Swamp/New 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. I...

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Fort Frederica National Monument Park

Rank: 171 3 Activites Email: chad_a_thomas@nps.gov Distance: 121.93 miles

Georgia's fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica's troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia's future as a British colony. Today, the archeological remnants of Frederica are protected by the National Park Service.

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