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Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park

Rank: 76 4 Activites Email: CHCH_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 153.18 miles

In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, known as the "Gateway to the Deep South." The Confederates were victorious at nearby Chickamauga in September. However, renewed fighting in Chattanooga that November provided Union troops victory and control of the city. After the fighting, a Confederate soldier ominously wrote, "This...is the death-knell of the Confederacy."

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Brasstown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 153.33 miles

The Brasstown Wilderness now contains a total of 12,896 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Brasstown 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 "...inc...

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Patoka Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (812)-678-3761 Distance: 156.39 miles

Patoka Lake: two pairs of bald eagles established nests during the spring of 1992 through 1997. A fresh-water jellyfish (the size of a quarter), an indicator of a very pure and clean ecosystem, may be seen from time to time in the reservoir.

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Park

Rank: 212 1 Activites Email: libo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 157.96 miles

Abraham Lincoln spent fourteen years of his life and grew from youth into manhood (1816-1830) on this southern Indiana soil. Many of the character traits and moral values that made Abraham one of the world's most respected leaders were formed and nurtured here.

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Greenriver +2 Locks National Park

Phone: (270)-826-7360 Distance: 158.78 miles

These locks and dams provide a usable channel for recreational and commercial traffic on the Green River. Public facilities are not available.

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Washington Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (304)-264-8801 Distance: 159.31 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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Ocoee Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (423)-338-5201 Distance: 159.73 miles

Ocoee Scenic Byway, the first National Forest Byway in the nation, winds through the Cherokee National Forest, passing Parksville Lake and traveling through the scenic bluffs of the Ocoee River Gorge. One section of the byway climbs to the top of the Chilhowee Mountains in Tennessee. From here, you capture magnificent views of the Tennessee Valley, the Cumberland Plateau, the Blue Ridge Province, ...

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Rich Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 160.75 miles

The Rich Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,476 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Rich 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 of ...

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Tray Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 160.81 miles

The Tray Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,702 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Tray 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 of ...

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Linville Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 161.18 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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Mark Trail Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 161.50 miles

The Mark Trail Wilderness now contains a total of 16,400 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1991 the Mark Trail 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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Lewis Fork Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 162.19 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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Cheatham Lock And Dam National Park

10 Activites Phone: (615)-792-5697 Distance: 162.39 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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Russell Cave National Monument Park

Rank: 322 2 Activites Phone: (256)-495-2672 Email: shelia_Reed@nps.gov Distance: 162.64 miles

Russell Cave is an archaeological site with one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the Southeast. Thousands of years ago a portion of Russell Cave's entrance collapsed, creating a shelter that, for more than 10,000 years, was home to prehistoric peoples. Today it provides clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 10,000 B.C. to 1650 A.D.

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Paint Creek Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-365-1470 Distance: 162.88 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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Blood Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 163.50 miles

The Blood Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 7,800 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1991 the Blood 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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Raven Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 165.27 miles

The Raven Cliffs Wilderness now contains a total of 9,115 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Raven Cliffs 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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Beartown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 165.64 miles

The Beartown Wilderness now contains a total of 5,609 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Beartown 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 "...incre...

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Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Rank: 240 2 Activites Email: carl_administration@nps.gov Distance: 165.64 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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Ohio River - Robert. C. Byrd Pool National Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-576-2272 Distance: 166.49 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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Little Wilson Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 167.12 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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Brookville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (765)-647-6701 Distance: 167.55 miles

Brookville Lake, IN lies in the heart of the Whitewater River Valley. This area has long been acknowledged as one of the most picturesque and historically significant in the State of Indiana. Whitewater Memorial State Park sits in the northeast corner of Brookville Lake. This living memorial to WW II Veterans offers camping, cabins, swimming, boating and hiking in a beautiful natural setting.

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Caesar Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (513)-897-1050 Distance: 167.94 miles

Caesar Creek Lake, OH sits astride the crest of the Cincinnati Arch, a nationally recognized resource that is visited by fossil collectors from all over the world. The park's excellent fossil finds are displayed at the Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. Caesar Creek Pioneer Village, a collection of log structures, is operated by the Pioneer Village Association, Inc. (a private, non-profit...

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Carters Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (706)-334-2248 Distance: 169.31 miles

Carters Lake Project is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. Carters Lake is one of the most scenic lakes in the Southeast. Located at the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains, its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which includes: camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting.

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Kanawha River - Winfield Pool National Park

5 Activites Phone: (304)-586-2501 Distance: 171.32 miles

One of the essential navigation projects on the Kanawha River, used primarily for the shipment of coal and chemicals for the large industrial complex of Charleston.

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