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Black Warrior And Tombigbee Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (334)-289-3540 Distance: 7.58 miles

The Black Warrior & Tombigbee Lakes (BW&T) consist of six lakes (Demopolis, Coffeeville, Warrior, Oliver, Holt and Bankhead) with a combined total length of 457 miles and 39,800 surface acres of water. There are boat launching ramps at nearly all the Corps public recreation areas. There are three privately owned marinas that provide fuel, boat repair, supplies, rentals and meet other boater needs....

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William Dannelly Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (334)-682-4244 Distance: 37.27 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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Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (251)-246-3583 Email: choctaw@fws.gov Distance: 44.96 miles

The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge is located in southwest Alabama along the Tombigbee River approximately 80 miles north of Mobile. The Refuge was established in 1964 on lands aquired by the Corp of Engineers in conjunction with the Coffeeville Lock and Dam project. The 4,218 acre refuge encompasses approximately 1,802 acres of lakes, sloughs, and creeks, 2,265 acres of bottomland hardwoods, an...

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Great River Road - Mississippi National Park

Distance: 46.02 miles

A journey along the Great River Road opens the door to Mississippi's history. Often referred to as "Blues Alley," Highway 61 takes you south from Memphis into the Mississippi Delta. Here, centuries of Mississippi River floods have created some of the world's richest farmland. Depending on the time of the year, you'll see cotton, rice, and soybeans being planted, grown, or harvested along the way....

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Okatibbee Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (601)-626-8431 Distance: 51.45 miles

Okatibbee Lake is an 11,000-acre multi-purpose project. The Corps of Engineers maintains one full service campground; four day use parks with three designated swimming areas and four boat ramps. Also, Okatibbee Lake offers excellent hunting opportunities. Presently there are 6,900 acres of land and flooded woodlands leased to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks for hunti...

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Alabama River Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (334)-682-4244 Distance: 59.38 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: 66.57 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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Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (256)-848-7085 Email: cahabariver@fws.gov Distance: 68.19 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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Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (662)-323-5548 Email: noxubee@fws.gov Distance: 79.55 miles

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is located in three counties (Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston) and was originally created from lands obtained through the 1930's Resettlement Administration. With additional land acquisitions through the years, Noxubee now consists of 48,000 acres. Approximately 44,500 acres of the refuge is bottomland and upland forest. These forest lands are occupied by a variet...

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Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail Park

1 Activites Phone: (334)-877-1984 Email: semo information@nps.gov Distance: 79.58 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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Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway National Park

13 Activites Phone: (662)-327-2142 Distance: 82.99 miles

The Tenn-Tom Waterway is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise. From picnicking to fishing to camping, the Tenn-Tom has it all. The river section of the waterway stretches from Demopolis, Alabama north to Amory, Mississippi and encompasses 149 miles and four locks and dams. The Canal Section of the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway stretches North from Amory, Mississippi to Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam n...

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Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway - Columbus National Park

14 Activites Phone: (662)-327-2142 Email: WebMaster-SAM@usace.army.mil Distance: 84.25 miles

The Tenn-Tom Waterway is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise with outstanding opportunities for camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting. The Waterway begins at Gainesville, Alabama and extends over 200 miles into northeast Mississippi where it connects to the Tennessee River. It includes 10 lock and dams, Gainesville Lake, Aliceville Lake, Columbus Lake, Aberdeen Lake, a 46 mile Canal Se...

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Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (256)-353-7243 Email: wheeler@fws.gov Distance: 86.37 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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Leaf Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 109.16 miles

The Leaf Wilderness now contains a total of 994 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Mississippi. In 1984 the Leaf 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 "...increasing p...

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Natchez Trace Parkway - Alabama

Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: NATR_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 110.99 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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Black Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 118.70 miles

The Black Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,052 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Mississippi. In 1984 the Black Creek 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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Natchez Trace Parkway

Rank: 8 9 Activites Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: natr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 119.43 miles

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile drive through exceptional scenery and 10,000 years of North American history. Used by American Indians, "Kaintucks," settlers, and future presidents, the Old Trace played an important role in American history. Today, visitors can enjoy not only a scenic drive but also hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping.

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Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail Park

2 Activites Phone: (662)-680-4014 Email: natr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 119.43 miles

The 450-mile foot trail that became known as the Natchez Trace was the lifeline through the Old Southwest. You can experience portions of that journey the way earlier travelers did - on foot. Today there are five separate trails totaling over 60 miles and they are administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway.

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Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

Rank: 272 3 Activites Email: TUIN_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 129.16 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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Talladega Scenic Drive National Park

Phone: (256)-463-2272 Distance: 129.71 miles

Talladega Drive offers a bird's-eye view of scenic mountains, rock outcroppings, and small rural settlements within the Talladega National Forest. Heading towards Cheaha State Park and Alabama's highest peak, with an elevation of 2,407 feet, travel the backbone of Horseblock and Cheaha Mountains, the southernmost extension of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

Rank: 325 1 Activites Email: Carla_graves@nps.gov Distance: 130.55 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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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Rank: 263 6 Activites Email: HOBE_Information@nps.gov Distance: 132.73 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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Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site

2 Activites Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: natr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 135.11 miles

The Confederate victory at Brices Cross Roads was a significant victory for Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest, but its long term effect on the war proved costly for the Confederates. Brices Cross Roads is an excellent example of winning the battle, but losing the war.

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Tupelo National Battlefield Park

Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: natr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 135.11 miles

In July, 1864, Union forces, including men from the United States Colored Troops, marched into Tupelo, Mississippi. Disorganized Confederate soldiers fought fiercely but could not overpower the federal troops. Neither side could claim a clear victory, but Union troops had succeeded in their main goal: keeping the Confederates away from Union railroads in Tennessee.

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Sipsey Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 135.34 miles

The Sipsey Wilderness now contains a total of 24,922 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alabama. In 1975 the Sipsey 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 "...increasin...

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