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Cecil M. Harden Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (765)-344-1570 Distance: 7.93 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.


Cagles Mill Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (765)-795-4439 Distance: 25.18 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...


Historic National Road - Illinois Park

Phone: (888)-268-0042 Email: info@nationalroad.org Distance: 32.50 miles

On Illinois' National Historic Road, rolling countryside, prairie fields, and small towns whisper of an earlier time. Main street stores speak of small town U.S.A. where soda fountains, museums and antiques showcase days gone by. Hayfields, cattle and old barns intermingled with small towns all beckon you to stay awhile.


Monroe Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (812)-824-9136 Distance: 65.16 miles

Monroe Lake: while this area of southern Indiana is known as the "The Limestone Capital of the World," at one time it also had several salt deposits, creating a lucrative trade by rafting the mined salt down the creek that would one day become Monroe Lake. Hence the name, Salt Creek.


Charles C. Deam Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.21 miles

The Charles C. Deam Wilderness now contains a total of 12,945 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Indiana. In 1982 the Charles C. Deam 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...


Indiana's Historic Pathways National Park

Distance: 78.04 miles

First tread by the hoofs of bison, Indiana's Historic Pathways has since become a route for pioneer exploration, stagecoach travel, and finally, modern highways. Drive along the Pathways, joining the lower Ohio Valley to the Mississippi Valley, and you'll be treated to rural countryside, rolling hills, memorable historic districts, peaceful forests, and a fuller understanding of Indiana's past.


George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

Rank: 208 3 Activites Email: Leo_Finnerty@nps.gov Distance: 78.18 miles

The British flag would not be raised above Fort Sackville Feb. 25, 1779. At 10 a.m., the garrison surrendered to American Colonel George Rogers Clark. His American army, aided by French residents of the Illinois country, had marched through freezing floodwaters to gain this victory. The fort's capture assured United States claims to the frontier, an area nearly as large as the original 13 states.


Lake Shelbyville National Park

15 Activites Phone: (217)-774-3951 Distance: 87.88 miles

Lake Shelbyville is located in the heart of central Illinois. It offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for people of all ages. Lake Shelbyville consists of 11,100 acres of water and 23,000 acres of land. Camping opportunities are available in 8 public campgrounds. Boaters are provided access to the lake year round, even during high lake elevations. Beaches, picnic sites, and trails provide t...


Mississinewa Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (765)-473-5946 Distance: 91.58 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...


Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (812)-522-4352 Email: muscatatuck@fws.gov Distance: 93.94 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...


Patoka Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (812)-678-3761 Distance: 96.56 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.


Hoosier National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: r9_hoosier_website@fs.fed.us Distance: 96.74 miles

The Hoosier National Forest is within a 2-hour drive of Cincinnati, Evansville, Indianapolis, and Louisville. The Forest offers people a tranquil setting to explore, fish, hike, hunt and reconnect with nature. There are over 260 miles of trails on the forest for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. Trail systems may be open to more than one type of use, so please yield to other users.Trai...


Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge And Wildlife Management Area Park

4 Activites Phone: (812)-749-3199 Email: patokariver@fws.gov Distance: 97.55 miles

Overview "Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area is located in southwestern Indiana within the historically important north-south flyway of the Wabash River Basin. This river bottoms refuge is strategically located to provide important resting, feeding, and nesting habitat for migratory waterfowl, shorebirds, and neotropical songbirds. Established in 199...


Historic National Road - Indiana Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Distance: 100.40 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.


Salamonie Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (260)-782-2358 Distance: 106.98 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.


Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (812)-273-0783 Email: bigoaks@fws.gov Distance: 111.29 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 ...


Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Park

Rank: 212 1 Activites Email: libo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 115.61 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.


J. Edward Roush Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (260)-356-8648 Distance: 117.12 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.


Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Park

7 Activites Email: mailroom_r9_midewin_national_tallgrass_prairi Distance: 118.56 miles

As the largest public open space in northeastern Illinois, Midewin offers experiences of vastness and solitude unavailable elsewhere. The goal of recreation management at Midewin is to provide opportunities for long distance trails without interruption by public roads, and opportunities to experience prairie ecosystems and view grassland wildlife.To view activies available by location please clic...


Brookville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (765)-647-6701 Distance: 119.31 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.


Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 47 8 Activites Email: INDU_Communications@nps.gov Distance: 128.02 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.


Illinois Waterway National Park

1 Activites Phone: (309)-676-4601 Distance: 128.21 miles

Ever want to see the operation of a lock and dam? The Illinois Waterway Visitor Center offers you that as well as impressive towboats of mammoth proportions navigating through the Starved Rock Lock, which is one of eight on the Illinois Waterway. While there you can see all sorts of cool displays in the visitor center. Displays cover the waterway from the Illinois and Michigan Canal to today?s m...


Illinois Waterway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (309)-676-4601 Distance: 128.21 miles

Ever want to see the operation of a lock and dam? The Illinois Waterway Visitor Center offers you that as well as impressive towboats of mammoth proportions navigating through the Starved Rock Lock, which is one of eight on the Illinois Waterway. While there you can see all sorts of cool displays in the visitor center. Displays cover the waterway from the Illinois and Michigan Canal to today?s m...


Ohio River - Newburgh Pool National Park

2 Activites Phone: (812)-853-8470 Distance: 128.30 miles

One of the projects essential in maintaining the Ohio River navigational channel. This area is along the Lewis and Clark route.


Ohio River - Mcalpine Pool National Park

Phone: (502)-774-3514 Distance: 129.41 miles

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