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Cordell Hull Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (615)-735-1034 Distance: 2.00 miles

Visitors to Cordell Hull Lake enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, under license to the Corps, administers an intensive wildlife management program at the lake.

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Center Hill Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (931)-858-3125 Distance: 14.63 miles

Facilities located at Center Hill Lake include Edgar Evins State Park and the Joe L. Evins Appalachian Center for Crafts. Burgess Falls State Natural Area and Rock Island State Park are also located on the lake.

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Dale Hollow Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (931)-243-3136 Distance: 34.28 miles

Dale Hollow Lake is a vacation destination that borders the Tennessee-Kentucky state line. Dale Hollow Dam and Lake was completed in 1943. Although the dam was built for flood control and power generation, it has now become a recreational oasis for more than 3 million visitors each year. The dam is located on the Obey River, about 3 miles east of Celina, Tennessee. Surrounded by a thick expanse o...

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Old Hickory Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (615)-822-4846 Distance: 35.67 miles

Besides its many parks and recreation areas, Old Hickory is home to several group camp facilities such as the Boy Scouts? Camp Boxwell, Lincoya Girl Scout Camp, Fraternal Order of Police Camp for underprivileged children, the Easter Seal Camp, and Ruillman Rehabilitation Center, all of which provide outdoor experiences for thousands of young people each year.

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J Percy Priest Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (615)-889-1975 Distance: 36.65 miles

The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to J. Percy Priest Lake. The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities from which to choose, including: fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, h...

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Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (615)-898-2947 Email: civilwar@mtsu.edu Distance: 37.12 miles

Experience the powerful stories of vicious warfare, homefront and occupation, the freedom of emancipation, and the enduring legacies of Reconstruction at sites across the entire state of Tennessee.

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Stones River National Cemetery Park

Phone: 61589395016 Email: STRI_Information@nps.gov Distance: 37.53 miles

In July 1862, Congress passed legislation giving the President of the United States the authority to purchase land for the establishment of cemeteries "for the soldiers who shall die in the service of their country." This legislation effectively began the National Cemetery system. Stones River National Cemetery was established in 1865 and has more than 6,000 Union graves. In 1933 responsibility o...

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Stones River National Battlefield Park

Rank: 159 5 Activites Email: stri_information@nps.gov Distance: 37.53 miles

The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here.

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Barren River Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (270)-646-2055 Distance: 43.84 miles

The Barren River was the historic route for westward traveling pioneers. They would travel down the Barren River to a trading post at present-day Bowling Green, Kentucky, where their journey would proceed by land. Barren River was named by early pioneers for its treeless fields. The open fields were actually created by Native Americans, who burned sections of woodland, forming grasslands to attra...

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Woodlands Trace National Park

Phone: 18005257077 Email: lblinfo@fs.fed.us Distance: 45.01 miles

Running along a ridge of land between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, Woodlands Trace is a beautiful, easy drive in rolling terrain with opportunities to pull off and explore on your own or at developed interpretive facilities. This outdoor setting includes the seasonal splendors of nature, with blossoming trees and flowers in the spring, a green canopy in the summer, brilliant fall foliage, and t...

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Ocoee Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (423)-338-5201 Distance: 62.41 miles

Ocoee Scenic Byway, the first National Forest Byway in the nation, winds through the Cherokee National Forest, passing Parksville Lake and traveling through the scenic bluffs of the Ocoee River Gorge. One section of the byway climbs to the top of the Chilhowee Mountains in Tennessee. From here, you capture magnificent views of the Tennessee Valley, the Cumberland Plateau, the Blue Ridge Province, ...

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Rank: 116 9 Activites Phone: (270)-758-2180 Email: MACA_Information@nps.gov Distance: 63.47 miles

Mammoth Cave National Park preserves the cave system and a part of the Green River valley and hilly country of south central Kentucky. This is the world's longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles explored. Early guide Stephen Bishop called the cave a "grand, gloomy and peculiar place," but its vast chambers and complex labyrinths have earned its name - Mammoth.

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Cheatham Lock And Dam National Park

10 Activites Phone: (615)-792-5697 Distance: 69.74 miles

Visitors to Cheatham Lake come to enjoy its many recreational opportunities. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency manages wildlife management areas on the lake. Riverfront park, operated by Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County, is one of the many facilities available to the public.

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Nolin River Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (270)-286-4511 Distance: 71.00 miles

Nolin River Lake has an average annual visitation of over two million and maintains one of the lowest drowning rates in the State. Known for its unique blue/green water, Nolin is one of the top five lakes in Kentucky for catfish, bass, crappie, and walleye fishing. The majority of the path Nolin River follows is located within the boundary of Mammoth Cave National Park, making for very scenic cano...

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Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area Park

Rank: 101 14 Activites Email: biso_information@nps.gov Distance: 72.39 miles

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities.

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Green River Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (270)-465-4463 Distance: 75.60 miles

Green River Lake is the largest project in the Louisville District -- counting both the land and water acreage (33,793 acres). The Green River is the longest river, at 370 miles, to flow completely within the Commonwealth of Kentucky's borders. Green River Lake also is home to the first Interpretative Center, opened in 1972, in the Louisville Engineer District.

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Obed Wild & Scenic River National Park

Rank: 178 10 Activites Email: obri_information@nps.gov Distance: 77.50 miles

The Obed Wild and Scenic River looks much the same today as it did when the first white settlers strolled its banks in the late 1700s. While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was a hospitable fishing and hunting area for trappers and pioneers. Today, the Obed stretches along the Cumberland Plateau and offers visitors a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities.

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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Rank: 189 2 Activites Phone: (270)-358-3137 Email: ABLI_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 87.85 miles

For over a century people from around the world have come to rural Central Kentucky to honor the humble beginnings of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. His early life on Kentucky's frontier shaped his character and prepared him to lead the nation through Civil War. The country's first memorial to Lincoln, built with donations from young and old, enshrines the symbolic birthplace cabin.

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Russell Cave National Monument Park

Rank: 322 2 Activites Phone: (256)-495-2672 Email: shelia_Reed@nps.gov Distance: 89.58 miles

Russell Cave is an archaeological site with one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the Southeast. Thousands of years ago a portion of Russell Cave's entrance collapsed, creating a shelter that, for more than 10,000 years, was home to prehistoric peoples. Today it provides clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 10,000 B.C. to 1650 A.D.

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Lake Cumberland National Park

14 Activites Phone: (606)-679-6337 Distance: 90.59 miles

Located on the Cumberland River, Wolf Creek Dam holds back waters producing the 100 mile long reservoir known as Lake Cumberland. The lake is one of the largest lakes east of the Mississippi River and is a cherished vacation destination for millions of visitors each year. The lake?s close proximity to major highways and interstates, breathtaking natural beauty, miles of open waters, hundreds of ...

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Nickajack Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-876-6706 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 92.57 miles

Nickajack Reservoir extends 46 miles upstream from the dam to Chickamauga Dam. The reservoir offers wide expanses of water and the spectacular scenery of the Tennessee River Gorge, known as the Grand Canyon of Tennessee. Boat-launching ramps and fishing berms are located on both sides of the river below the dam, and a concrete fishing pier is connected to the bank with footbridges and a wheelchair...

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Chickamauga Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-876-6706 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 92.57 miles

Chickamauga Reservoir is named for a tribe of Native Americans that broke away from the Cherokee Nation in the 1700s. They lived in villages along North Chickamauga Creek, which joins the river just below Chickamauga Dam. The reservoir attracts milllions of outdoor enthusiasts each year for fishing, boating, and swimming. There are boat ramps on the lake and canoe access on North Chickamauga Creek...

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Beaver Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 96.65 miles

The Beaver Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 4,753 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Kentucky. In 1975 the Beaver 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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Rough River Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (270)-257-2061 Distance: 97.45 miles

At Rough River Lake many visitors enjoy seeing the historic Green Farm nearby, consisting of about 3,000 acres, a large ancestral home, an old water-powered mill and store, and a new 18-hole golf course, Lafayette Green. The original land grant was to former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Sebastian, who was a co-conspirator with Aaron Burr. George Washington, who traded it for a horse, o...

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East Tennessee Crossing National Park

Distance: 98.51 miles

Drive the East Tennessee Crossing Byway and soak in the richness of the Tennessee landscape. This route follows the original path of the Cherokee Warriors Path, the Wilderness Road across the Clinch Mountain and the Cumberland Gap, the Dixie Highway of the Civil War period and Thunder Road of moonshining lore. The byway begins with the nationally significant Cumberland Gap National Historical P...

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