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Lake Seminole National Park

12 Activites Phone: (229)-662-2001 Distance: 6.28 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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Bradwell Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 35.21 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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Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 41.25 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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George W. Andrews Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (912)-768-2516 Distance: 46.40 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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Big Bend Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 52.82 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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St. Marks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 55.16 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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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (850)-925-6121 Email: saintmarks@fws.gov Distance: 56.21 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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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (850)-670-7700 Email: Erik.Lovestrand@dep.state.fl.us Distance: 64.70 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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Walter F. George Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (229)-768-2516 Distance: 69.52 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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St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (850)-653-8808 Email: saintvincent@fws.gov Distance: 71.45 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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Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (334)-687-4065 Email: eufaula@fws.gov Distance: 94.99 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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Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Rank: 252 1 Activites Email: gabe_laster@nps.gov Distance: 98.44 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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Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (912)-496-3331 Email: okefenokee@fws.gov Distance: 101.60 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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Andersonville National Historic Site

Rank: 226 1 Activites Phone: (229)-924-0343 Email: ande_information@nps.gov Distance: 113.81 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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Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

Rank: 272 3 Activites Email: TUIN_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 134.45 miles

In 1881, Booker T. Washington arrived in Alabama and started building Tuskegee Institute both in reputation and literally brick by brick. He recruited the best and the brightest to come and teach here including George Washington Carver who arrived in 1896. Carver's innovations in agriculture, especially with peanuts, expanded Tuskegee's standing throughout the country. The story continues....

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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

Rank: 325 1 Activites Email: Carla_graves@nps.gov Distance: 135.56 miles

Before the first African American military pilots became known as the "Red Tails" they wore striped tails as they began their flight training in the Army's PT-17 Stearman bi-plane. Their flying adventure started at Moton Field, in Tuskegee, Alabama, where the Army Air Corps began a military "experiment" to see if Negroes could be trained to fly combat aircraft. Come--share their adventure!!

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Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (352)-493-0238 Email: lowersuwannee@fws.gov Distance: 135.93 miles

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1979, is located along the southern edge of the Big Bend region of Florida's west coast, approximately 50 miles southwest of Gainsville. This 54,000 acre refuge is one of the largest undeveloped river delta - estuarine systems in the United States and was established to protect natural ecosystems of the Suwannee River's lower reaches and coas...

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Gulf Islands National Seashore Park

Rank: 11 9 Activites Email: guis_information@nps.gov Distance: 140.77 miles

What is it that entices people to the sea? Poet John Masefield wrote, "I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied." Millions of visitors are drawn to the islands in the northern Gulf of Mexico for the white sandy beaches, the aquamarine waters, a boat ride, a camping spot, a tour of an old fort, or a place to fish.

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Big Gum Swamp Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 141.16 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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Cedar Keys Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 146.18 miles

The Cedar Keys Wilderness now contains a total of 379 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1972 the Cedar Keys 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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Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (352)-493-0238 Email: lowersuwanee@fws.gov Distance: 146.39 miles

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1929 by President Herbert Hoover to protect a breeding ground for colonial nesting migratory birds during a time when market hunters, desiring feathers for the ladies' apparel industry, were slaughtering millions of birds. Today, the threat is much different - coastal islands are being rapidly developed and habitat is lost forever. Congre...

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Okefenokee Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 147.89 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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Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail Park

1 Activites Phone: (334)-877-1984 Email: semo information@nps.gov Distance: 150.01 miles

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which extended equal voting rights for African-Americans. As both White and Black non-violent supporters led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the right to vote in Central Alabama, today, you can trace their march toward freedom on the 54-mile trail and connect with their stories at the Interpretive Centers.

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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: 152.17 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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Big Frog Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 152.74 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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