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Sampson Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 8.81 miles

The Sampson Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 7,991 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Sampson Mountain 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...

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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Rank: 279 2 Activites Phone: (423)-639-3711 Email: Lizzie_Watts@nps.gov Distance: 10.65 miles

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and National Cemetery interprets the life and legacy of the 17th President. Andrew Johnson's presidency, 1865-1869, illustrates the United States Constitution at work following President Lincoln's assassination and during attempts to reunify a nation torn by civil war. His presidency shaped the future of the United States and his influences continue today.

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Fort Patrick Henry Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 16.71 miles

Fort Patrick Henry is named after the colonial fort, also known as Long Island Station, that was established nearby at the site of present-day Kingsport, Tennessee. The dam was built primarily for hydropower, but it is also used to regulate the flow of water downstream to ensure a reliable supply of water for local industry and for cooling water at TVA's John Sevier Fossil Plant. Fort Patrick H...

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Boone Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 16.71 miles

Boone Reservoir features a swimming area above the dam and a boat ramp including a courtesy pier for safe, convenient boat launching and retrieval. Water skiing and fishing are popular pastimes at Boone. The reservoir is operated for a number of purposes, including power production, flood control, water supply, water quality, and aquatic ecology. Compared with similar reservoirs on tributaries ...

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South Holston Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 16.71 miles

South Holston Reservoir is on the South Fork Holston River in northeast Tennessee. It extends 24 miles east of the dam into Virginia. Construction of the dam was begun in 1942 but was halted in favor of other wartime construction efforts. Building resumed in 1947 and was completed in 1950. South Holston is operated for many purposes, including flood control, power production, and aquatic ecolog...

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Watauga Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 16.71 miles

Watauga holds the distinction of being the highest reservoir (more than 1,900 feet above sea level) in the Tennessee River system. The reservoir is operated for many uses, including flood control, power generation, water quality, and aquatic ecology. Construction of the dam began in early 1942 but was curtailed later that year in favor of other wartime building efforts. Work resumed in 1946, and t...

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Wilbur Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 16.71 miles

Wilbur and Watauga Reservoirs are located almost three miles from each other on the Watauga River in some of the most beautiful country in the Tennessee River watershed. The reservoirs are surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest and flanked by the Appalachian Mountains. Even in the dog days of summer, Wilbur and Watauga remain cool, with a constant breeze blowing through the Watauga River gorge...

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Unaka Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 20.38 miles

The Unaka Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,496 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Unaka Mountain 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...

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Pond Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.00 miles

The Pond Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 6,890 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Pond Mountain 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 o...

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Big Laurel Branch Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 32.81 miles

The Big Laurel Branch Wilderness now contains a total of 6,332 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Big Laurel Branch 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 ...

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Cherokee Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-585-2120 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 32.96 miles

Cherokee Reservoir attracts millions of recreational visitors each year. Along its shorelines are public access areas, county and municipal parks, commercial boat docks and resorts, a state park, and a state wildlife management area. There are many tent and trailer sites for campers. Fishing is popular at Cherokee, and the reservoir's fish population is very similar to that found in other east ...

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Douglas Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (423)-585-2120 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 32.96 miles

Douglas Reservoir is located among the rolling uplands of the Great Valley of east Tennessee. Set against the backdrop of the lush, green Smoky Mountain foothills, Douglas attracts two million recreation visitors a year. Picnicking, camping, boating, and fishing are all popular activities at the reservoir. Douglas and other TVA reservoirs built during World War II made a historic contribution,...

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Cherokee National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: mailroom_r8_cherokee@fs.fed.us Distance: 41.40 miles

There are fifteen recreation zones to explore across the Cherokee National Forest. From Big Frog Mountain to Watauga Lake, each recreation zone offers unique opportunities, activities and experiences.Choose an activity of interest in the left menu under “Recreation” or begin exploring the Recreation Map below. Click on the symbols to view recreation opportunities featured throughout the national f...

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Linville Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.88 miles

The Linville Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 11,786 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1964 the Linville Gorge 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 ...

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Martins Fork Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (606)-573-7655 Distance: 49.46 miles

This water resource project lies entirely in Harlan County, Kentucky. Many local residents take advantage of the recreational opportunities offered at the Smith Recreation Area, which is operated under a cost-share agreement by the county.

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Shining Rock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.05 miles

The Shining Rock Wilderness now contains a total of 18,483 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1964 the Shining Rock 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 a...

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Rank: 3 8 Activites Distance: 61.85 miles

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.

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North Fork Of Pound River Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (276)-796-5775 Distance: 62.18 miles

A hikers' paradise, lying adjacent to the wooded hills of Jefferson National Forest. From Pound, 1 mi SW on VA 630.

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Middle Prong Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.25 miles

The Middle Prong Wilderness now contains a total of 7,460 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1984 the Middle Prong 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 ag...

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Rank: 86 6 Activites Email: CUGA_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 64.55 miles

At Cumberland Gap, the first great gateway to the west, follow the buffalo, the Native American, the longhunter, the pioneer... all traveled this route through the mountains into the wilderness of Kentucky. Modern day explorers and travelers stand in awe at this great gateway and the many miles of trails and scenic features found in the park.

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Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Rank: 240 2 Activites Email: carl_administration@nps.gov Distance: 66.76 miles

Carl Sandburg provided a popular voice for the American people of the twentieth century and still speaks to us through his words, songs and the beauty and serenity of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. Explore Sandburg's legacy and Experience Your America! Learn more about the special preservation work going on inside the Sandburg Home with the link to your right.

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Lewis Fork Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.79 miles

The Lewis Fork Wilderness now contains a total of 5,926 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Lewis Fork 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 "...i...

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John W. Flannagan Dam And Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (276)-835-9544 Distance: 71.73 miles

Project lands adjoin Jefferson National Forest. Nearby Breaks Interstate Park contains massive geological features.

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Carr Creek Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (606)-642-3308 Distance: 72.46 miles

Carr Creek Lake, KY is located in the mountainous region of southeastern Kentucky, about 16 mile from Hazard and 18 miles from Whitesburg. The dam is located 8.8 miles above the mouth of Carr Fork, a tributary of the North Fork of the Kentucky River. Nearby attractions include Daniel Boone National Forest, Lilley Cornett Woods, Bad Branch Falls Nature Preserve, Red River Gorge Natural Scenic Area,...

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Little Wilson Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.74 miles

The Little Wilson Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,458 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Little Wilson 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. ...

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