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Youghiogheny River Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (814)-395-3242 Distance: 117.20 miles

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboat and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. The tail waters of the dam are one of the few in Pennsylvania open for trout fishing yea...

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Stonewall Jackson Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-269-4588 Distance: 118.43 miles

Named for Thomas Jonathan ?Stonewall? Jackson, a famous general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, who was born on January 21, 1824, in nearby Clarksburg, West Virginia. A major recreation area is located at the Stonewall Jackson State Park which provides visitors with numerous opportunities including a 374 slip marina, picnic facilities and a 18 hole championship golf course, lodge, ca...

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Union City Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (814)-763-4422 Distance: 118.85 miles

This is a dry-bed detention reservoir for flood control. It is located 3 mi W of Union City.

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Ohio River - Racine Pool National Park

3 Activites Phone: (304)-882-2118 Distance: 118.86 miles

Provides a navigable pool extending 34 miles up the Ohio River to Belleville Locks and Dam. Take I-77 to Ripley, US 33 W to Letart.

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Deer Creek Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (740)-869-2243 Distance: 119.20 miles

Boaters enjoy unlimited horsepower on Deer Creek Lake. In the summer, this 1,277-acre lake is a popular spot for fishing and water sports. Additional facilities on the project include a marina, swimming beach, shooting range, archery range and horse trails.

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Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: ottawa@fws.gov Distance: 121.21 miles

The Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1961 to preserve habitat for migrating birds. Staff at the refuge also manage Cedar Point and West Sister Island refuges. The three refuges together now protect approximately 9,000 acres of habitat and some of the last remnants of the "Great Black Swamp" in the heart of the Lake Erie marshes. The Lake Erie Marsh Region has historic...

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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Rank: 300 4 Activites Phone: (740)-774-1126 Email: rick_perkins@nps.gov Distance: 121.30 miles

Earthen mounds and embankments forming huge geometric enclosures grace the landscape of the Ohio River Valley. These monumental structures were built by Native American hands almost 2,000 years ago. Hopewellian people gathered at these earthworks for feasts, funerals and rites of passage. Come learn about these sacred spaces and reflect upon the lives of these American Indians.

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West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: westsisterisland@fws.gov Distance: 122.55 miles

West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge is located in the western basin of Lake Erie. It is jointly owned by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Staff at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge manage the island as a wilderness area, as provided under the Federal Wilderness Act. West Sister Island is Ohio's only Wilderness Area. In 1937, President Franklin D. Ro...

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Burnsville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (304)-853-2371 Distance: 126.16 miles

There are numerous recreation opportunities at Burnsville Lake, including excellent hunting. At the Burnsville Lake Dam and the Riffle Run Campground/Day-Use/Boat Launch, you can take advantage of camping at one of sixty sites (non-reservable, electric & non-electric), take a picnic or plan a family reunion at one of the four reservable shelters. Boat rentals and storage are available at the marin...

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Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: cedarpoint@fws.gov Distance: 129.46 miles

Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge was donated to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1964 by the owners of the Cedar Point Shooting Club. Currently, the refuge consists of 2,445 acres of marsh, divided into three pools. The largest pool, almost 2,000 acres, is the largest contiguous marsh in Ohio's Lake Erie marshes. Most of the refuge is closed to the public, however, a fishing...

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Hickory Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 130.72 miles

The Hickory Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 8,663 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Pennsylvania. In 1984 the Hickory 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 ag...

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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Rank: 222 1 Activites Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 131.71 miles

The first railroad to circumvent the Allegheny Mountains, the Allegheny Portage Railroad was the finishing piece of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. "The Portage," opened in 1834, marking the first time that there was one, direct route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. All things to all people, it served merchants, passengers, slaves in pursuit of freedom, and soldiers from the Mexican War.

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Flight 93 National Memorial Park

Rank: 157 Email: Chris_Brown@nps.gov Distance: 133.79 miles

On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted.

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Clarence J. Brown Dam And Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-325-2411 Distance: 134.18 miles

C.J. Brown Dam & Reservoir, OH is located on the northeast corner of Springfield on the Buck Creek, 7 miles above its confluence with Mad River. The project is home to two rare fen communities. Prairie Road Fen is the largest and finest prairie fen in Ohio. These rare alkaline wetlands are home to specialized plants & animals that thrive in harsh conditions including the insectivorous sundew, r...

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial Park

Rank: 214 1 Activites Phone: (814)-495-4643 Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 135.77 miles

The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and unleashed 20,000,000 tons of water that devastated Johnstown, PA. The flood killed 2,209 people but it brought the nation and the world together to aid the "Johnstown sufferers." The story of the Johnstown Flood reminds us all, "...that we must leave nothing undone for the preservation and protection of our brother men."

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Sutton Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-765-2816 Distance: 136.90 miles

With 40 mi of shoreline, this lake attracts fishing and boating enthusiasts. Located in the wooded hills of central West Virginia, the project office is 1 mi E of Sutton, off I-79.

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Allegheny National Forest Park

17 Activites Email: r9_allegheny_nf@fs.fed.us Distance: 137.25 miles

The Allegheny has a rich variety of outdoor activities. There are over 600 campsites, 6 boat launches, 6 canoe access sites, 2 nationally designated wilderness areas and many miles of hiking, snowmobiling and ATV trails. ANF recreation mapRecreation Area InformationThe Forest is open 24 hours. Office hours at Bradford Ranger District, Marienville Ranger District and the Supervisor's Office in Warr...

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Ohio River - Robert. C. Byrd Pool National Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-576-2272 Distance: 138.67 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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Fallen Timbers Battlefield And Fort Miamis National Historic Site

Phone: (419)-407-9700 Email: cuva_info@nps.gov Distance: 139.77 miles

The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the culminating event that demonstrated the tenacity of the American people in their quest for western expansion and the struggle for dominance in the Old Northwest Territory. The events resulted in the dispossession of American Indian tribes and a loss of colonial territory for the British military and settlers.

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River Raisin National Battlefield Park

Rank: 262 4 Activites Phone: (734)-243-7136 Email: Daniel_Downing@nps.gov Distance: 140.23 miles

River Raisin is the site of the devastating January 1813 Battles of Frenchtown that occurred during the War of 1812. The battles typified the conflicting interest central to the war but, in the end, the killing and ransom of unprotected American prisoners galvanized America. The resulting polemical rally cry "Remember the Raisin" spurred America's successful re-taking of the Northwest Territories.

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Paint Creek Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-365-1470 Distance: 140.62 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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Otter Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 141.82 miles

The Otter Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 20,698 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1975 the Otter 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 ...

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Jennings Randolph Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-355-2346 Distance: 141.99 miles

Jennings Randolph Lake provides opportunities for outdoor recreation including camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, kayaking, eagle watching and hunting spread over 4,500 acres of land and water.

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Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike

Phone: (304)-637-7424 Email: info@spturnpike.org Distance: 143.16 miles

Crucial in the First Campaign of the Civil War, this road now features pristine Civil War sites and charming historic towns. Hike through vast forests; fish in secluded waters; ride a wild mountain railroad. Explore this byway whose woods, small farms and beautiful mountain vistas take you back to an earlier time.

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Historic National Road Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Email: inra@historiclandmarks.org Distance: 144.80 miles

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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