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J. Edward Roush Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (260)-356-8648 Distance: 1.19 miles

J. Edward Roush Lake (formerly Huntington): of the 20 lakes in the Louisville District, J. Edward Roush Lake has the second-smallest recreational pool, the fourth-largest drainage area, and ranks fourth in average annual flood control benefits.


Salamonie Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (260)-782-2358 Distance: 11.06 miles

Salamonie Lake: was derived from the Indian word "O-sah-mo-nee" which means "yellow paint." The Indians made yellow dye and paint from the bloodroot that grew abundantly along the banks of the stream.


Mississinewa Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (765)-473-5946 Distance: 27.15 miles

Mississinewa Lake: the name Mississinewa was derived from the Miami Indian word "Mis-chis-in-wah," which means water on a slope. The area is rich in Indian history. Chief Francis Godfroy established the Miami Trading Post near the mouth of the Mississinewa in 1817. Frances Slocum was abducted as a child and raised by Miami Indians. She was referred to as the "White Rose of the Miami's," married...


Historic National Road - Indiana Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Distance: 73.36 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.


Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 47 8 Activites Email: INDU_Communications@nps.gov Distance: 98.97 miles

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national lakeshore's 15,000 acres will continually enchant you. Hikers will enjoy 45 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers, and peaceful forests.


Brookville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (765)-647-6701 Distance: 101.48 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.


Nara's Great Lakes Region - Dayton National Park

1 Activites Phone: (937)-425-0642 Email: dayton.reference@nara.gov Distance: 103.72 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 ...


Fallen Timbers Battlefield And Fort Miamis National Historic Site

Phone: (419)-407-9700 Email: cuva_info@nps.gov Distance: 103.99 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.


National Aviation Heritage Area Park

Email: info@aviationheritagearea.org Distance: 104.01 miles

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

Rank: 257 3 Activites Phone: (937)-225-7705 Email: Gregg_Smith@nps.gov Distance: 104.02 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.


Clarence J. Brown Dam And Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (937)-325-2411 Distance: 110.87 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...


Cecil M. Harden Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (765)-344-1570 Distance: 115.22 miles

The fall forest colors are vivid in October when Parke County holds its nine-day Covered Bridge Festival. Cecil M. Harden Lake, formerly known as Mansfield Lake, is located in west central Indiana and is situated on Big Racoon Creek, just 33 miles upstream of the confluence with the Wabash River. The lake was completed by the Corps of Engineers in 1960.


Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Park

Distance: 115.73 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.


Cagles Mill Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (765)-795-4439 Distance: 121.56 miles

Cagles Mill Lake: The control tower is round and the outlet works conduit was mined through solid rock. Cataract Falls, with upper and lower falls, is the largest waterfall (by volume) in Indiana. The lower falls ends at the headwater of the lake and is accessible by boat. The Corps' Tailwater Areas and much of the operational area around the dam have been designated by the Indiana Department of N...


West Fork Of Mill Creek Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (513)-851-0611 Distance: 122.31 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...


Caesar Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (513)-897-1050 Distance: 125.46 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...


Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: cedarpoint@fws.gov Distance: 125.63 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...


Ohio River Scenic Byway - Indiana National Park

Phone: 18004894474 Distance: 126.99 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.


Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: ottawa@fws.gov Distance: 128.67 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...


William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Rank: 319 Email: WIHO Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 130.92 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.


River Raisin National Battlefield Park

Rank: 262 4 Activites Phone: (734)-243-7136 Email: Daniel_Downing@nps.gov Distance: 130.97 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.


Delaware Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (740)-363-4011 Distance: 131.11 miles

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


Nara's Great Lakes Region - Chicago, Il National Park

1 Activites Phone: (773)-948-9001 Email: chicago.archives@nara.gov Distance: 131.99 miles

The National Archives and Records Administration - Great Lakes Region (NARA-GLR) in Chicago is one of twelve regional archives in NARA's national system. NARA-GLR is responsible for preserving and making available for research the permanently valuable U.S. Government records created or received by Federal courts and agencies in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. These...


Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (812)-522-4352 Email: muscatatuck@fws.gov Distance: 132.39 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...


Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (812)-273-0783 Email: bigoaks@fws.gov Distance: 132.84 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 ...