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Clarence J. Brown Dam And Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-325-2411 Distance: 1.90 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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Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Park

Distance: 18.91 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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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

Rank: 257 3 Activites Phone: (937)-225-7705 Email: Gregg_Smith@nps.gov Distance: 20.46 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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National Aviation Heritage Area Park

Email: info@aviationheritagearea.org Distance: 27.95 miles

Nara's Great Lakes Region - Dayton National Park

1 Activites Phone: (937)-425-0642 Email: dayton.reference@nara.gov Distance: 29.46 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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Caesar Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (513)-897-1050 Distance: 36.67 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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Deer Creek Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (740)-869-2243 Distance: 38.12 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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Alum Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (740)-548-6151 Distance: 45.65 miles

A visitor center provides information for many of the 2.5 million visitors to this 3387 acre lake.

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Delaware Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (740)-363-4011 Distance: 46.11 miles

Delaware Lake offers Corps, State Park and State Wildlife Area recreational opportunities.

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Paint Creek Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-365-1470 Distance: 54.34 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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Covered Bridge Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (740)-373-9055 Distance: 55.40 miles

Nothing could be more romantic than meandering through the countryside on Covered Bridge Scenic Byway. Forested hills alternating with open pastures create an aura of the 19th Century that will seem real when you pass underneath one of the four covered bridges along the byway. During the horse and buggy times of the 1800s when these covered bridges were novel and pristine, the defiant youth referr...

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Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-243-4667 Email: info@coastalohio.com Distance: 55.40 miles

Experience 12,000 years of history along Lake Erie. Visit the Lake Erie Islands, coastal marshes, prairies, rivers, and waterfalls. Follow tales of early shipping and sailing at maritime museums, restored freighters, and lighthouses. Learn about the Western Reserve, the Underground Railroad, and the War of 1812 at historic sites and museums.

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Ohio & Erie Canalway National Park

Phone: (216)-520-1825 Email: jeff_winstel@nps.gov Distance: 55.40 miles

The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a place to actively explore and experience the stories of our past, present, and future on trails, trains, and scenic byways, in canal towns and ethnic neighborhoods, along working rivers and great lakes, within industrial landscapes and vibrant natural areas.

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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Rank: 300 4 Activites Phone: (740)-774-1126 Email: rick_perkins@nps.gov Distance: 57.79 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 Fork Of Mill Creek Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (513)-851-0611 Distance: 62.12 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: 70.35 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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William H. Harsha Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (513)-797-6081 Distance: 71.94 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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North Branch Kokosing River Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (740)-824-4343 Distance: 73.41 miles

The North Branch of Kokosing Lake has lake front camping. A small, quiet (154 acre) fishing lake has a 10-hp limit. Located 1.5 miles from Fredericktown, off OH 13.

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Brookville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (765)-647-6701 Distance: 74.59 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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Ohio River Scenic Byway - Ohio National Park

Phone: (740)-423-7233 Email: rivertrails@earthlink.net Distance: 75.00 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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Historic National Road - Indiana Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Distance: 81.93 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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Ohio River - Meldahl Pool National Park

6 Activites Phone: (513)-876-2921 Distance: 83.99 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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Ohio River Scenic Byway - Indiana National Park

Phone: 18004894474 Distance: 84.95 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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Wayne National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: r9_wayne_website@fs.fed.us Distance: 87.40 miles

The Wayne National Forest is within a few hours drive of several metropolitan areas such as Columbus, Akron, Cleveland, Dayton, Cincinnati, Louisville, and Pittsburgh. Yet it retains an air of nostalgia, with covered bridges, rockshelters, springs and rugged hills covered with hardwood and pine, visitors to the Wayne are welcome to camp, hike, hunt, and fish.Our boundaries surround a checkerboard ...

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Pleasant Hill Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (419)-938-5785 Distance: 88.12 miles

At the Corps Pleasant Hill Lake, extensive recreation facilities are operated by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. Visit their website at: www.mwcdlakes,com. Golden Age and Golden Access and other Federal recreation passports are not honored by MWCD. Louis Bromfield's home, Malabar Farm, is maintained by the State Historical Society at upper end of reservoir. Mohican State Park is down...

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