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Fort Frederica National Monument Park

Rank: 171 3 Activites Email: chad_a_thomas@nps.gov Distance: 173.58 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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Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 174.65 miles

Wolf Island NWR, located approximately 12 miles off the coast of Darien, Georgia in McIntosh County, was established on April 3, 1930 to provide protection and habitat for migratory birds. The barrier island refuge consists of Wolf Island and two smaller islands, Egg and Little Egg. Over 75% of the refuge's 5,126 acres are composed of saltwater marsh. Wolf Island NWR was designated a National...

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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 174.98 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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Raven Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 175.41 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: 175.42 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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Rich Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 176.29 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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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (850)-670-7700 Email: Erik.Lovestrand@dep.state.fl.us Distance: 176.61 miles

The Apalachicola Bay Reserve protects one of the most productive estuarine systems in the Northern Hemisphere, where the economic value of the natural resources and pristine conditions depend on the region's biological diversity. The 246,000-acre reserve on the Florida panhandle is about 75 miles southeast of Tallahassee and 60 miles east of Panama City. Included within the Reserve's management a...

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Blackbeard Island Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 176.62 miles

The Blackbeard Island Wilderness now contains a total of 3,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1975 the Blackbeard Island 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 solitu...

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Little River Canyon National Preserve Park

Rank: 183 9 Activites Email: Gaye_Tulley@nps.gov Distance: 177.15 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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Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 177.28 miles

Blackbeard Island was acquired by the Navy Department at public auction in 1800 as a source of live oak timber for ship building. In 1924 the island was placed under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Biological Survey to be maintained as a preserve and breeding ground for native wildlife and migratory birds. A presidential proclamation in 1940 changed its designation from Blackbeard Island Reser...

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Mark Trail Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 179.91 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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Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Park

7 Activites Phone: (912)-598-2345 Email: graysreef@noaa.gov Distance: 181.39 miles

Modern day Gray's Reef comprises one of the largest nearshore sandstone reefs in the southeastern United States. Named in recognition of Milton B. Gray, a biological collector and curator at the University of Georgia Marine Institute, who studied the area during the 1960s, it's located 32 kilometers (17.5 nautical miles) off Sapelo Island, Georgia. Sanctuary boundaries protect 17 square miles of o...

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Ninety Six National Historic Site

Rank: 250 5 Activites Phone: (864)-543-4068 Email: nisi_web@nps.gov Distance: 181.58 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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Cumberland Island National Seashore Park

Rank: 268 7 Activites Email: CUIS_INFO@nps.gov Distance: 181.85 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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Cumberland Island Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 181.95 miles

The Cumberland Island Wilderness now contains a total of 9,886 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1982 the Cumberland Island 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...

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Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (256)-848-7085 Email: cahabariver@fws.gov Distance: 182.52 miles

Cahaba River NWR is one of nation's newest National Wildlife Refuges, the 540th in fact. Established September 25, 2002 for the purpose of protecting and managing a unique section of the Cahaba River and land adjacent to it. Cahaba River NWR is home to five federally listed species including the Cahaba shiner, goldline darter, round rocksnail, and cylindrical lioplax snail. Currently, the Refug...

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Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 183.44 miles

Wassaw Island, one of Georgia's coastal barrier islands, was designated a National Wildlife Refuge on October 20, 1969. Unlike many of Georgia's Golden Isles, little development and few management practices have modified Wassaw's primitive character. The 10,053-acre refuge includes beaches with rolling dunes, maritime forest, and vast salt marshes. The refuge is bordered by the Wilmington River...

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Tray Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 183.61 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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St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (850)-653-8808 Email: saintvincent@fws.gov Distance: 184.70 miles

St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, in Franklin County, Florida, is an undeveloped barrier island just offshore from the mouth of the Apalachicola River, in the Gulf of Mexico. The refuge is managed to preserve, in as natural a state as possible, its highly varied plant and animal communities. Ten separate habitat types have been identified: tidal marsh; freshwater lakes and streams; dunes domin...

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Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (256)-353-7243 Email: wheeler@fws.gov Distance: 184.75 miles

Watercress Darter NWR, near Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, was established by the Service in 1980 to provide protection for the endangered watercress darter. Although the Refuge is only about 23 acres of ponds, mixed pine-hardwood forest, and a residence, it contains Thomas Spring, the original quarter acre pond where the species was described. A second pond was constructed on the Refuge i...

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Tybee National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 186.70 miles

Tybee NWR was established on May 9, 1938, by an executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a breeding area for migratory birds and other wildlife. Located in the mouth of the Savannah River, the 100-acre refuge began as a one-acre oyster shoal, Oysterbed Island, used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) as a spoil disposal site to support their mandated harbor dredging activity. ...

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Brasstown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 188.04 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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Cohutta Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 188.16 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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Fort Pulaski National Monument Park

Rank: 136 4 Activites Phone: (912)-786-5787 Email: FOPU_Administration@NPS.gov Distance: 188.88 miles

For much of the 19th century, masonry fortifications were the United States' main defense against overseas enemies. However, during the Civil War, new technology proved its superiority to these forts. The Union army used rifled cannon and compelled the Confederate garrison inside Fort Pulaski to surrender. The siege was a landmark experiment in the history of military science and invention

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Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (864)-233-2690 Distance: 190.14 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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