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West Fork Of Mill Creek Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (513)-851-0611 Distance: 1.92 miles

West Fork Lake, OH is leased to the Hamilton County Park District and is part of the 2,630-acre Winton Woods Park. The park includes two State Dedicated Nature Preserves including Spring Beauty Dell and the Greenbelt Area. The park has a wide array of recreational activities including Frisbee golf, Fitness Parcourse, picnicking, two golf courses, a campground, and the 100-acre Parky's Farm. Par...

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William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Rank: 319 Email: WIHO Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 11.29 miles

High atop one of Cincinnati's most prominent hilltops stands the two-story Greek Revival house where William Howard Taft was born and grew up. Hard work, a good education, and an interest in civic duty are attributes that made the Taft family outstanding leaders over the years. The environment that shaped Taft's character and philosophy is highlighted on a visit to the site.

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Ohio River Scenic Byway - Indiana National Park

Phone: 18004894474 Distance: 24.00 miles

Traversing the lush hills and farmlands of southern Indiana, and paralleling the mighty Ohio River, this route marks a timeworn and history-rich corridor linking historic villages and farms through a picturesque landscape. Rock outcroppings, forested hills, caves, scenic waterways, and limestone bluffs will provide beautiful pictures for you to cherish.

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Ohio River Scenic Byway - Ohio National Park

Phone: (740)-423-7233 Email: rivertrails@earthlink.net Distance: 26.08 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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Brookville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (765)-647-6701 Distance: 28.00 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: 31.46 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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William H. Harsha Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (513)-797-6081 Distance: 32.48 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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Nara's Great Lakes Region - Dayton National Park

1 Activites Phone: (937)-425-0642 Email: dayton.reference@nara.gov Distance: 33.51 miles

NARA's Great Lakes Region - Dayton maintains retired records from Federal agencies in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio; Ohio Federal bankruptcy courts since 1991/92; Defense Finance Accounting System sites nationwide and from Germany and Korea; and selected Internal Revenue Service sites nationwide. The Dayton center has two facility sites in south Dayton. The main building and two similar buildings ...

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National Aviation Heritage Area Park

Email: info@aviationheritagearea.org Distance: 34.81 miles

Ohio River - Meldahl Pool National Park

6 Activites Phone: (513)-876-2921 Distance: 38.82 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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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

Rank: 257 3 Activites Phone: (937)-225-7705 Email: Gregg_Smith@nps.gov Distance: 42.03 miles

Three exceptional men from Dayton, Ohio, Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright and Paul Laurence Dunbar, found their creative outlet here through accomplishments and failures, and finally success. However, these men offered the world something far greater, they offered the world hope, and the ability to take a dream and make it a reality.

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Ohio River - Markland Pool National Park

4 Activites Phone: (859)-567-7661 Distance: 42.46 miles

An important navigation feature in the Ohio River System. Sightseers may watch the navigation locking process. This area is along the Lewis and Clark route.

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Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Park

Distance: 44.47 miles

Throughout his life, Charles Young overcame countless obstacles in his ascent to prominence. In spite of overt racism and stifling inequality, Young rose through the military ranks to become one of the most respected leaders of his time. A well-rounded man with a steadfast devotion to duty, Young led by example and inspired a generation of new leaders.

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Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (812)-273-0783 Email: bigoaks@fws.gov Distance: 53.91 miles

Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge consists of approximately 50,000 acres within Jefferson, Ripley, and Jennings counties in southeastern Indiana. Under a recent agreement with the US Army and US Air Force, the Service operates the refuge through a 25-year real-estate permit. The Army retains ownership of the land (the closed Jefferson Proving Ground). The Air Force retains use of a bombing range ...

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Historic National Road - Indiana Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Distance: 55.59 miles

Travelers along Indiana's National Historic Road will see landscapes marked by the heyday of the 1840s to 1940s. Historic villages with traditional Main Streets give way to fields and pastures. From Federal-style 'Pike Towns' and Victorian streetcar neighborhoods to drive-ins and stainless steel diners, follow the migration of the nation.

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Clarence J. Brown Dam And Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-325-2411 Distance: 61.68 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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Paint Creek Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-365-1470 Distance: 62.46 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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Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (812)-522-4352 Email: muscatatuck@fws.gov Distance: 71.97 miles

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located in south central Indiana. It includes 7,724 acres near Seymour and a 78-acre parcel, known as the Restle Unit, near Bloomington. Muscatatuck's mission is simple: to restore, preserve, and manage a mix of forest, wetland, and grassland habitat for fish, wildlife, and people. Special management emphasis is given to waterfowl, other migrator...

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Deer Creek Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (740)-869-2243 Distance: 73.29 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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Kentucky River National Park

Phone: (502)-223-8338 Distance: 76.57 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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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Rank: 300 4 Activites Phone: (740)-774-1126 Email: rick_perkins@nps.gov Distance: 80.97 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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Ohio River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (618)-833-9928 Email: sheryld@ajinternet.net Distance: 88.05 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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Cave Run Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (606)-784-9709 Distance: 96.38 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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Ohio River - Mcalpine Pool National Park

Phone: (502)-774-3514 Distance: 97.10 miles

Provides a navigational channel between Louisville and Cincinnati that is an integral part of Ohio River navigation.

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Taylorsville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (502)-477-8882 Distance: 98.61 miles

Taylorsville Lake, KY is situated in central Kentucky within 1-hour's drive of over one third of the entire population of the State. The project is operated for flood control, quality water storage, outdoor recreation, and fish and wildlife preservation and enhancement. Points of interest include a campground, a 20-mile trail system, a Watchable Wildlife Area, and a rustic log schoolhouse and lo...

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