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Old Hickory Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (615)-822-4846 Distance: 3.53 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: 12.95 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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Woodlands Trace National Park

Phone: 18005257077 Email: lblinfo@fs.fed.us Distance: 22.27 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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Stones River National Cemetery Park

Phone: 61589395016 Email: STRI_Information@nps.gov Distance: 33.43 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: 33.43 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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Cheatham Lock And Dam National Park

10 Activites Phone: (615)-792-5697 Distance: 34.62 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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Cordell Hull Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (615)-735-1034 Distance: 36.94 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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Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (615)-898-2947 Email: civilwar@mtsu.edu Distance: 37.06 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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Barren River Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (270)-646-2055 Distance: 46.37 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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Center Hill Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (931)-858-3125 Distance: 46.71 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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Ocoee Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (423)-338-5201 Distance: 57.22 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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Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (931)-232-7477 Email: crosscreeks@fws.gov Distance: 63.49 miles

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Cross Creeks NWR is located four miles east of Dover, in Stewart County, Tennessee and approximately seventy-five miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1962 as a result of mitigation proceedings with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers when portion of the Kentucky Woodlands NWR was inundated with the creation of the Lake Barkely...

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Rank: 116 9 Activites Phone: (270)-758-2180 Email: MACA_Information@nps.gov Distance: 64.47 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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Dale Hollow Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (931)-243-3136 Distance: 65.45 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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Nolin River Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (270)-286-4511 Distance: 67.41 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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Fort Donelson National Battlefield Park

Rank: 162 4 Activites Phone: (931)-232-5348 Email: doug_richardson@nps.gov Distance: 70.81 miles

Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant was becoming quite famous as he wrote these words following the surrender of Confederate Fort Donelson on Sunday, February 16, 1862. The Union victory at Fort Donelson elated the North, and stunned the South. Within days of the surrender, Clarksville and Nashville would fall into Union hands. Grant and his troops had created a pathway to victory for the Union.

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Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (731)-642-2091 Email: fw4_rw_tennessee@fws.gov Distance: 82.18 miles

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, encompasing over 51,000 acres, is located on Kentucky Lake in northwest Tennessee. The refuge's three units: Big Sandy, Duck River and Busseltown stretch for 65 miles along the Tennessee River. Established in 1945, the refuge is one of the older refuges in the country. It is managed as an important resting and feeding area for wintering waterfowl. The refuge...

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Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area Park

20 Activites Phone: 18005257077 Email: lblinfo@fs.fed.us Distance: 86.43 miles

As part of America’s great outdoors since 1963, Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages over 170,000 acres of forests, wetlands, and open lands on a peninsula between Kentucky and Barkley lakes in Western Kentucky and Tennessee. This family friendly recreation area offers one of the largest blocks of undeveloped forest in the eastern United States. Self-guided tours, overnight...

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Rough River Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (270)-257-2061 Distance: 88.25 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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Greenriver +2 Locks National Park

Phone: (270)-826-7360 Distance: 89.78 miles

These locks and dams provide a usable channel for recreational and commercial traffic on the Green River. Public facilities are not available.

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Green River Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (270)-465-4463 Distance: 93.40 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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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Rank: 189 2 Activites Phone: (270)-358-3137 Email: ABLI_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 94.94 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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Kentucky Lake National Park

16 Activites Phone: (731)-641-2000 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 96.08 miles

Kentucky Reservoir is home to many varieties of fish, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, catfish, bluegill, sauger, and crappie. Numerous boat docks and launching ramps dot the coves of Kentucky's shoreline. Located on Kentucky's shores are the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, four state parks, the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, 48 public access areas, and two state ...

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Beech River Watershed Lakes National Park

8 Activites Phone: (731)-641-2000 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 96.08 miles

Beech is part of a cluster of eight reservoirs that provide flood control, recreational opportunities, and water supply in the Beech River watershed in west Tennessee. The others are Cedar, Dogwood, Lost Creek, Pin Oak, Pine, Redbud, and Sycamore. The reservoirs are open to the public, providing opportunities for boating, swimming, and fishing. Pin Oak Reservoir and its surrounding land are par...

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Barkley Lake National Park

17 Activites Phone: (270)-362-4236 Distance: 101.12 miles

Lake Barkley was named for former Vice-President Alben Barkley. Land Between the Lakes (US Forest Service) and Fort Donelson National Military Park are on Lake Barkley?s western shore.

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