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Cumberland Island Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 203.46 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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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (386)-985-4673 Email: lakewoodruff@fws.gov Distance: 203.78 miles

Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Lake Woodruff NWR was established in 1964 to provide habitat for migrating and wintering birds. The refuge contains 21,574 acres of freshwater marshes, 5,800 acres of Cypress and mixed hardwood swamps, 2,400 acres of uplands, and more than 1,000 acres of lakes, streams, and canals. The bilogical diversity of the wetlands provides nesting, overwintering and...

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De Soto National Memorial Park

Rank: 152 4 Activites Email: daniel_stephens@nps.gov Distance: 204.54 miles

In May 1539, Conquistador Hernando de Soto's army of soldiers, hired mercenaries, craftsmen and clergy made landfall in Tampa Bay. They were met with fierce resistance of indigenous people protecting their homelands. De Soto's quest for glory and gold would be a four year, four thousand mile odyssey of intrigue, warfare, disease, and discovery that would form the history of the United States.

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Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 205.17 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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Fort Matanzas National Monument Park

Rank: 109 4 Activites Email: foma_site_supervisor@nps.gov Distance: 205.86 miles

Coastal Florida was a major field of conflict as European nations fought for control in the New World. As part of this struggle, Fort Matanzas guarded St. Augustine's southern river approach. The colonial wars are over, but the monument is still protecting—not just the historic fort, but also the wild barrier island and the plants and animals who survive there amidst a sea of modern development.

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Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (904)-823-4500 Distance: 207.42 miles

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses approximately 55,000 acres of salt marsh and mangrove tidal wetlands, oyster bars, estuarine lagoons, upland habitat and offshore seas in Northeast Florida. It contains the northern most extent of mangrove habitat on the east coast of the United States. The coastal waters of the GTM Reserve are important calving grounds...

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Alabama River Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (334)-682-4244 Distance: 208.57 miles

Claiborne Lake is the most primitive of the Alabama River Lakes. Nestled in Alabama's southwest hill country, the lake encompasses over 60 miles of the Alabama River, stretching from the Claiborne Lock and Dam to Millers Ferry Lock and Dam. Claiborne Lock and Dam was completed in 1971 but was opened for navigation in November 1969. It has no power installation. Although the lake remains mostly w...

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R.E. Bob Woodruff Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (334)-872-9554 Distance: 209.48 miles

Woodruff Lake offers such activities as fishing, boating, water-skiing, picnicking, camping, swimming and hiking. The project features 11 parks that are well-facilitated for visitors. Conveniences at the parks include beaches, campgrounds, picnic areas, trails and boat launching ramps. Since construction of the first park in 1975, annual attendance figures have soared to over 2 million.

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West Point Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (706)-645-2937 Distance: 211.19 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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Ocmulgee National Monument Park

Rank: 218 3 Activites Phone: (478)-752-8257 Email: ocmu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 213.44 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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Fort Frederica National Monument Park

Rank: 171 3 Activites Email: chad_a_thomas@nps.gov Distance: 215.44 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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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Rank: 263 6 Activites Email: HOBE_Information@nps.gov Distance: 222.34 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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William Dannelly Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (334)-682-4244 Distance: 222.53 miles

Bisecting Alabama's Black Prairie Belt, the William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir encompasses 105 miles of the Alabama River. Dannelly Reservoir boasts an area of about 27 square miles and a shoreline of more than 500 miles. Since opening in 1974, the lake and its surrounding parks have become a recreational center, offering excellent fishing, skiing, boating and hunting. With its great appeal to sp...

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Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 223.25 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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Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

9 Activites Phone: (912)-485-2251 Email: sapelovc@darientel.net Distance: 223.64 miles

Located midway on the Georgia coastline on the eastern fringe of McIntosh County, Sapelo Island is defined by the Sapelo River to the north, the waters of Doboy Sound to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Duplin River to the west. The 16,500 acre island is the 4th largest barrier island in the State of Georgia. Sapelo Island is accessed by means of a scheduled public ferry. The ...

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Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (228)-475-0765 Email: pon_dixson@fws.gov Distance: 225.40 miles

Grand Bay NWR is one of over 540 National Wildlife Refuges managed as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Grand Bay NWR was established in 1992 under the Emergency Wetlands Resources act of 1986 to protect one of the largest expanses of undisturbed pine savanna habitats in the Gulf Coastal Plain region. The refuge is located in Mobile County, Alabama and Jackson, County Mississippi, and w...

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Natchez Trace Parkway - Alabama

Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: NATR_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 227.85 miles

The Natchez Trace in Alabama, though short, is rich in history. It encompasses Freedom Hills Overlook, Rock Springs, and Colbert Ferry, where George Colbert charged Andrew Jackson $75,000 for ferry services. Get a taste of the South as you traverse the cotton fields of Alabama.

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Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

7 Activites Phone: (228)-475-7047 Distance: 227.92 miles

The Grand Bay Reserve is one of the most biologically productive estuarine ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Mexico and includes part of the Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Located between Pascagoula, MS and the Alabama state line, the Reserve's habitats support rare and endangered plant and animal species, important marine fisheries and archeological sites. The 18,400 acre Reserve encompass...

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Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (478)-986-5441 Email: piedmont@fws.gov Distance: 228.29 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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Blackbeard Island Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 232.61 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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Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 233.15 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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Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (912)-652-4415 Email: savannahcoastal@fws.gov Distance: 234.70 miles

Harris Neck NWR was established in 1962 by transfer of federal lands formerly managed by the Federal Aviation Administration as a WWII Army airfield. Located in McIntosh County, Georgia, the refuge serves as an important link in the chain of refuges along the Atlantic seaboard, and is the inland base for two neighboring barrier island refuges, Blackbeard Island and Wolf Island refuges, both locat...

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Gulf Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 239.45 miles

The Gulf Islands Wilderness now contains a total of 4,080 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Mississippi. In 1978 the Gulf Islands 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 a...

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Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (228)-497-6322 Email: MississippiSandhillCrane@fws.gov Distance: 244.71 miles

The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is one of more than 540 national wildlife refuges administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established in 1975 to safeguard the endangered Mississippi sandhill crane and its unique disappearing wet pine savanna habitat. The refuge consists of more than 19,000 acres in four units and is now part of the Gulf Coast National Wi...

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Island Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 245.09 miles

The Island Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 20 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1970 the Island Bay 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 of ...

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