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Cave Run Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (606)-784-9709 Distance: 9.12 miles

Cave Run Lake, KY is almost completely surrounded by the northernmost section of the Daniel Boone National Forest. This 8,270-acre lake is jointly operated and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service. Cave Run Lake is widely known for its scenic beauty and varied outdoor recreation opportunities. The lake is also the home of Kentucky's State record Muskie.

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Zilpo Road National Park

Phone: (606)-784-6428 Distance: 12.08 miles

This destination-packed stretch of road highlights the grandeur and quality of Daniel Boone National Forest.

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Grayson Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (606)-474-5815 Distance: 23.22 miles

Scenic sandstone rock cliffs rim the lake's 40 miles of shoreline. Hike the many trails and enjoy the wildlife viewing area at the Damsite Recreation Area.

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Clifty Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.41 miles

The Clifty Wilderness now contains a total of 13,344 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Kentucky. In 1985 the Clifty 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 "...increasi...

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Paintsville Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (606)-297-6312 Distance: 38.90 miles

Located in eastern Kentucky, the lake offers boating, fishing, camping, hiking and horseback riding opportunities in a rural setting.

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Yatesville Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (606)-686-2412 Distance: 38.98 miles

Located in Eastern Kentucky, the 2,242-acre lake offers boating, fishing and camping opportunities.

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Ohio River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (618)-833-9928 Email: sheryld@ajinternet.net Distance: 41.75 miles

This history-rich byway meanders along the banks of the Ohio River, hugging its shoreline and offering almost continuous views of the river. The history of the Ohio is found both in rural landscapes and quaint river communities, covering periods from Native American habitation through western settlement, affecting transportation patterns and industrialization.

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Ohio River - Greenup Pool National Park

7 Activites Phone: (606)-473-7441 Distance: 42.56 miles

Provides a 9-ft-deep navigation pool 61.8 mi upstream to Gallipolis Locks and Dam, and is an integral link in the Ohio River navigation channel. A scenic highway crosses the facility

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Dewey Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (606)-789-4521 Distance: 49.20 miles

Wooded hills rise some 700 feet above the lake. A full range of facilities are available at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

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Country Music Highway National Park

Phone: (606)-677-6095 Distance: 53.32 miles

The Country Music Highway is Eastern Kentucky's heritage route. The sites and sounds along the byway capture all aspects of the region's history, including Native American culture, pioneer settlement, coal mining, country music, crafts, architecture, the Civil War, and natural resources.

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Lincoln Heritage Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (270)-358-3411 Distance: 53.32 miles

The Lincoln Heritage Scenic Highway travels through six communities as it winds its way through the knobs of Kentucky. This corridor exhibits significant historic and cultural resources around every turn. It embraces a set of four strong aspects: Abraham Lincoln, US History and the Civil War, Bourbon Heritage, and Religious Heritage. A great portrayal of American history and culture can be exp...

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Red River Gorge Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (606)-677-6095 Distance: 53.32 miles

One of the nation's special natural areas, Red River Gorge offers stone arches, caves, cliffs, ravines, and waterflows. Designated as a National Natural Landmark, a National Wild and Scenic River, and a National Geological Area, the landscape of this part of Kentucky offers scenic, natural, and recreation experiences.

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Wilderness Road Heritage Highway National Park

Phone: (606)-677-6095 Distance: 53.32 miles

The Wilderness Road Heritage Highway is an important historic route and was crucial in the West's settlement and during the Civil War. Today places like Cumberland Gap National Historic Park preserve that history. The route also leads to Renfro Valley, the famous country music venue, as well as Berea, Kentucky's crafts capitol.

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Beech Fork Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (304)-525-4831 Distance: 54.58 miles

Beech Fork Lake is a 720-acre lake in the hills of West Virginia with fishing, swimming and boating opportunities. Camping is available at nearby Beech Fork State Park. A solar-powered visitor center is located at the damsite, 7 miles south of Huntington, West Virginia. There is a 10-HP limit on boats.

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East Lynn Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (304)-849-2355 Distance: 55.76 miles

A region important for natural gas, oil and coal. Wooded hills of 600 feet rise gently around the lake.

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Ohio River - Meldahl Pool National Park

6 Activites Phone: (513)-876-2921 Distance: 57.62 miles

Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks & Dam is located at mile marker 436 on the Ohio River. It creates a 95 mile navigational pool between Meldahl Locks & Dam and Greenup Locks & Dam. Meldahl is an integral link in the Ohio River navigational system. Tours of the facilities can be scheduled.

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Buckhorn Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (606)-398-7251 Distance: 59.99 miles

Buckhorn Lake, KY is situated in the Cumberland Plateau of eastern Kentucky. This is an area that possesses a landscape as rugged as any found in the State. The plateau is deeply traversed by a series of narrow, winding valleys separated by steep watersheds and covered by a network of continuously branching streams. Originating in the southeast and flowing generally northwestward, the Kentucky ...

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William H. Harsha Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (513)-797-6081 Distance: 63.22 miles

William H. Harsha Lake, OH is located on the East Fork of the Little Miami River in Clermont County. In 1869 there were two active gold mines on the project. One, located on the north bank in the vicinity of Elk Lick, consisted of a flume for washing glacial deposits. The other was a tunnel mine in the vicinity of Twin Bridges. East Fork State Park is popular with hikers boasting 85 miles of h...

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Ohio River Scenic Byway - Ohio National Park

Phone: (740)-423-7233 Email: rivertrails@earthlink.net Distance: 69.84 miles

Enjoy majestic views of the Ohio River along the entirety of this scenic route. Native Americans and early European settlers used the Ohio heavily. It marked the boundary between the North and South during the slavery era and was the gate to freedom for many.

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Carr Creek Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (606)-642-3308 Distance: 70.62 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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Paint Creek Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-365-1470 Distance: 72.28 miles

Impressive, prehistoric Indian sites in the central Scioto River basin are in the vicinity of this lake. Rock climbing is permitted on the Harmony Trail wall and the Spillway walls only. Climbing maps are available at the Corps of Engineers office. Minimum impact climbing practices are encouraged. No lead climbing, no bolting, natural colored chalk only, bouldering no more than 4 ft. off the groun...

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Ohio River - Robert. C. Byrd Pool National Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-576-2272 Distance: 73.82 miles

Visitor center has viewing area overlooking lock chamber. Visitors can view boats locking through and see exhibits about the locks and dam. Originally built in 1933, the locks were enlarged in 1993 to accommodate modern tows.

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Fishtrap Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (606)-437-7496 Distance: 76.15 miles

In rich coalfield country, steep mountains surround the project area.

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Kentucky River National Park

Phone: (502)-223-8338 Distance: 79.44 miles

Provides a navigational channel for commercial and recreational traffic. The river meanders through the Kentucky bluegrass area and is a favorite boating stream during the summer and fall. Public facilities are not available.

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Washington Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (304)-264-8801 Distance: 80.64 miles

Follow the footsteps of George Washington through West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle and a landscape rich in historic, natural, and scenic resources. Mountains and valleys, rivers and springs, vestiges of bygone industries and five picturesque 18th-century towns highlight a rural retreat combined with rich cultural attractions.

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