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Kentucky Lake National Park

16 Activites Phone: (731)-641-2000 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 2.87 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: 2.87 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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Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (731)-642-2091 Email: fw4_rw_tennessee@fws.gov Distance: 17.10 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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Fort Donelson National Battlefield Park

Rank: 162 4 Activites Phone: (931)-232-5348 Email: doug_richardson@nps.gov Distance: 31.13 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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Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area Park

20 Activites Phone: 18005257077 Email: lblinfo@fs.fed.us Distance: 37.12 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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Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (931)-232-7477 Email: crosscreeks@fws.gov Distance: 37.59 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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Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (270)-527-5770 Email: clarksriver@fws.gov Distance: 38.91 miles

Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful bottomland hardwood forest located in western Kentucky near Benton. The refuge lies along the East Fork of the Clarks River and is seasonal home to over 250 different species of migratory birds. The bottom lands are dominated with overcup oaks, bald cypress, and tupelo gum, and the slightly higher, better drained areas, are covered with willow...

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Natchez Trace Parkway - Tennessee

Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: NATR_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 39.81 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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Barkley Lake National Park

17 Activites Phone: (270)-362-4236 Distance: 50.36 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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Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (731)-538-2481 Email: reelfoot@fws.gov Distance: 57.77 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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Ohio River - Pool 52 National Park

Phone: (618)-564-3151 Distance: 58.50 miles

Locks and Dam No. 52 is located on the Ohio River, near Brookport, IL, at mile 939 below Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Ohio River - Smithland Pool National Park

Phone: (618)-564-2315 Distance: 59.61 miles

The Smithland Navigation Project is located on the Ohio River 918.5 River Miles below Point Bridge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and 62.5 miles upstream of the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.

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Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (731)-538-2481 Email: reelfoot@fws.gov Distance: 61.12 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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Ohio River Scenic Byway - Illinois National Park

Phone: (618)-833-9928 Email: sheryld@ajinternet.net Distance: 61.74 miles

The natural features of the Ohio Valley in Illinois represent some of the most dramatic along the entire river. View unique limestone features such as Cave-in-Rock State Park and Garden of the Gods. Visit numerous historic places and structures. Plan to attend the many festivals and events that occur year-round.

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Great River Road National Park

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 62.62 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: 62.62 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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Cheatham Lock And Dam National Park

10 Activites Phone: (615)-792-5697 Distance: 64.34 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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Great River Road - Tennessee National Park

Distance: 65.52 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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Ohio River - Pool 53 National Park

Phone: (618)-742-6213 Distance: 71.75 miles

Locks and Dam No. 53 is located on the Ohio River, upstream of Mound City, IL.

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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (731)-772-0501 Email: hatchie@fws.gov Distance: 72.88 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: 72.88 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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Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (618)-634-2231 Email: cypresscreek@fws.gov Distance: 80.02 miles

Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in southernmost Illinois, within the Cache River Watershed. The refuge was established in 1990 under the Emergency Wetlands Resource Act of 1986 to protect, restore, and manage wetlands and bottomland forests that provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, resident wildlife, and endangered and threatened species. Currently, the...

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Shiloh National Military Park

Rank: 107 3 Activites Phone: (731)-689-5696 Distance: 80.26 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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Crowley's Ridge Parkway

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 84.69 miles

See a mixture of plant communities and an array of wildlife along Crowley's Ridge. Dramatic views abound along the ridge and hills where wildflowers proliferate throughout spring, summer, and fall. Travel through natural and historical sites such as Chalk Bluff Natural Area, the Civil War battle site, and St. Francis National Forest.

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Crowley's Ridge Parkway - Missouri

Phone: 18008771234 Email: tourism@mail.state.mo.us Distance: 84.69 miles

Sharecropping, cotton, sand, swamps, peaches, yucca plants and the Old South – this route in the southeast Missouri Bootheel has them all. The geography of Crowley's Ridge isolated it like an island. As settlers moved in, they formed a close-knit community maintaining their culture, religion and values while changing the landscape. Crowley's Ridge Parkway is not only rich in geological histor...

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