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Martins Fork Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (606)-573-7655 Distance: 5.42 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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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Rank: 86 6 Activites Email: CUGA_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 22.92 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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Carr Creek Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (606)-642-3308 Distance: 35.37 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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Cherokee Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (423)-585-2120 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 37.79 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: 37.79 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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Buckhorn Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (606)-398-7251 Distance: 39.95 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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North Fork Of Pound River Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (276)-796-5775 Distance: 46.82 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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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Rank: 279 2 Activites Phone: (423)-639-3711 Email: Lizzie_Watts@nps.gov Distance: 51.04 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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Laurel River Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (606)-864-6412 Distance: 52.46 miles

Laurel River Lake is situated within the boundaries of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail passes through the Laurel damsite.

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Fort Patrick Henry Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (423)-467-3800 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 54.33 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: 54.33 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: 54.33 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: 54.33 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: 54.33 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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Daniel Boone National Forest Park

17 Activites Email: mailroom_r8_daniel_boone@fs.fed.us Distance: 56.14 miles

The Daniel Boone National Forest offers an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Camping, hiking and fishing are just a few of the many attractions that draw more than one million visitors to the forest each year. Other opportunities include Target Shooting, Caving and Geocaching. Abundant wildlife, lush vegetation, magnificent scenery, numerous recreation opportunities, and campground ev...

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Beaver Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.45 miles

The Beaver Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 4,753 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Kentucky. In 1975 the Beaver 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. In an age of "...

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Sampson Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 62.04 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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John W. Flannagan Dam And Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (276)-835-9544 Distance: 64.22 miles

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

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Fishtrap Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (606)-437-7496 Distance: 68.98 miles

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

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East Tennessee Crossing National Park

Distance: 70.57 miles

Drive the East Tennessee Crossing Byway and soak in the richness of the Tennessee landscape. This route follows the original path of the Cherokee Warriors Path, the Wilderness Road across the Clinch Mountain and the Cumberland Gap, the Dixie Highway of the Civil War period and Thunder Road of moonshining lore. The byway begins with the nationally significant Cumberland Gap National Historical P...

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Lake Cumberland National Park

14 Activites Phone: (606)-679-6337 Distance: 72.51 miles

Located on the Cumberland River, Wolf Creek Dam holds back waters producing the 100 mile long reservoir known as Lake Cumberland. The lake is one of the largest lakes east of the Mississippi River and is a cherished vacation destination for millions of visitors each year. The lake?s close proximity to major highways and interstates, breathtaking natural beauty, miles of open waters, hundreds of ...

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Unaka Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.52 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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Clifty Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 74.13 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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Dewey Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (606)-789-4521 Distance: 75.11 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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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Rank: 3 8 Activites Distance: 75.61 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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