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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (731)-772-0501 Email: hatchie@fws.gov Distance: 5.64 miles

Hatchie NWR includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about four miles south of Brownsville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1964, primarily to provide habitat (food, water and shelter) for migrating and wintering waterfowl

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Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (731)-635-7621 Email: chickasaw@fws.gov Distance: 5.64 miles

Established August 5, 1985, Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge lies in the Lower Mississippi River floodplain along the Chickasaw Bluff in western Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR currently encompasses 25,006 acres and includes the largest block of bottomland hardwood forest in Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR and adjacent lands are known to be important wintering and stop-over areas for a large portion of the ...

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Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (731)-738-2296 Email: lowerhatchie@fws.gov Distance: 29.69 miles

Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) sits along the lower 17 miles of the Hatchie River in western Tennessee. Unlike most Mississippi River tributaries that have been straightened and levees constructed for flood control, the Hatchie River remains the longest continuous stretch of naturally meandering river in the lower Mississippi River Valley. In result, wildlife and fisheries thrive i...

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Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (731)-538-2481 Email: reelfoot@fws.gov Distance: 36.75 miles

Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1941 to manage the northern third of Reelfoot Lake as a refuge for migratory birds. Additional lands acquired in Southwestern Kentucky expanded the refuge to it's current 10,428 acres. The proximity of Reelfoot Lake and the refuge to the Mississippi river has always made the area a major stopover and wintering ground for migratory waterfowl and...

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Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (870)-347-2614 Email: glen_miller@fws.gov Distance: 50.63 miles

Wapanocca NWR located 20 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, in Crittenden County, Arkansas was established in 1961 to provided habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl. The refuge is located four miles west of the Mississippi River and protected from the river by the river levee. Prior to establishment of the refuge, it was the site of the Wapanocca Outing Club which was formed in 1886....

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Great River Road - Tennessee National Park

Distance: 51.40 miles

The Tennessee portion of the Great River Road continues to inspire and welcome thousands of visitors and immigrants to a historic landscape full of hope, soulful culture, and unique opportunities for a better quality of life. The Tennessee route is an interconnected tapestry of special places. Each site has its own indigenous, intrinsic value and sense of place, creating “Human Habitat” on the...

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Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (870)-564-2429 Email: biglake@fws.gov Distance: 53.86 miles

Big Lake NWR was established in 1915 to provide habitat and protection for migrating and wintering birds and is recognized as an important link in the Mississippi migration corridor. Over the years the objectives of the refuge have expanded to include protection for endangered species. Big Lake was important in the recovery of the bald eagle from its endangered status. Eagles came back to nest ...

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Big Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 54.11 miles

The Big Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 2,144 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1976 the Big Lake 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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Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (731)-538-2481 Email: reelfoot@fws.gov Distance: 57.92 miles

Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge was established as an inviolate sanctuary for wintering waterfowl in 1938 by presidential proclamation. Lake Isom is the oldest refuge in Tennessee and encompasses some 1,850 acres of migratory bird habitat surrounding Lake Isom. The proximity of Lake Isom to the Mississippi river has always made the area a major stopover and wintering ground for migratory water...

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Natchez Trace Parkway - Tennessee

Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: NATR_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 59.80 miles

The Natchez Trace in Tennessee tells of Natchez, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians following traditional ways of life, and of people building a new nation. Signs of those who came before are abundant along the route in the names of the streams and parks - a legacy for generations to come.

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Shiloh National Military Park

Rank: 107 3 Activites Phone: (731)-689-5696 Distance: 60.29 miles

Visit the sites of the most epic struggle in the Western Theater of the Civil War. Nearly 110,000 American troops clashed in a bloody contest that resulted in 23,746 casualties; more casualties than in all of America's previous wars combined. Explore both the Shiloh and Corinth battlefields to discover the impact of this struggle on the soldiers and on the nation.

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Arkabutla Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (662)-562-6261 Distance: 66.65 miles

Arkabutla Lake, MS, on the Coldwater River, is known for its large crappie and excellent sailing conditions. Located near Memphis, TN, the lake has camping, swimming and picnicking facilities.

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Sardis Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (662)-563-4531 Distance: 78.37 miles

Sardis Lake, MS, on the Tallahatchie River, is known for its sand beaches and fishing opportunities. A State Park with swimming pool, recreation hall, cabins and a golf course is located at Sardis Lake.

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Crowley's Ridge Parkway - Arkansas

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 79.03 miles

History and nature have a strong presence on this route. The isolated geography of Crowley's Ridge has created a mixture of plant communities and diversity of species unusual to this area. History comes alive at Parkin Archaeological State Park, Chalk Bluff Battlefield and the Battle of Helena Battlefields.

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Kentucky Lake National Park

16 Activites Phone: (731)-641-2000 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 80.36 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: 80.36 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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Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site

2 Activites Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: natr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 91.01 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: 91.01 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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Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (731)-642-2091 Email: fw4_rw_tennessee@fws.gov Distance: 93.12 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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Enid Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (662)-563-4571 Distance: 94.85 miles

Enid Lake, MS, on the Yocona River, is known for its family camping facilities. Located in the Hills Region of Mississippi on Interstate-55 just 56 miles south of Memphis, TN, the lake offers an accessible fishing pier below the dam and an equestrian trail.

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St. Francis Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (870)-295-5278 Distance: 96.69 miles

The St. Francis Scenic Byway is located atop Crowley's Ridge for more than 21 miles and is part of the designated Great River Road. This winding route, located in the St. Francis National Forest between the cities of Marianna and Helena/West Helena follows Arkansas Highway 44 and Forest Service Road 1900. The St. Francis National Forest lies in the Delta region of southeastern Arkansas with its...

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Key Cave National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (256)-353-7243 Email: wheeler@fws.gov Distance: 100.30 miles

Key Cave NWR, about 5 miles southwest of Florence, Alabama, was established in 1997 to ensure the biological integrity of Key Cave, Collier Cave, and the aquifer common to both. Key Cave has been designated as critical habitat for the endangered Alabama cavefish (Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni) and as a priority one maternity cave for the endangered gray bat (Myotis grisescens). Collier Cave, located ...

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Great River Road National Park

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 105.81 miles

Throughout history, the Mississippi River influenced many lives: the Dakota, Chippewa, and Hopewell cultures; early French voyagers; African-Americans seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad; and many more. Through its charming river towns and metropolitan cities, historic sites and cultural artifacts, today's Great River Road still links resources, people, and history.

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Great River Road - Kentucky National Park

Distance: 105.81 miles

The Mississippi River is a highway of history carrying people, cultures, ideas, art, and music. Kentucky’s part of this highway begins where the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers converge. The history that attracts visitors to the Great River Road today is a product of this extraordinary river and the landscape it has sculpted over time. Kentucky’s Great River Road challenges visitors to travel back...

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Wilson Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (256)-386-2560 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 106.53 miles

Wilson Dam is the only neoclassical-style dam in the TVA system, integrating themes of ancient Roman and Greek architecture into the modern structure. The construction of Wilson began in 1918, a year after the United States entered World War I. The federal government built two nitrate plants at Muscle Shoals for the making of explosives, and Wilson Dam was constructed to supply the electricity nee...

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