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Michigan Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (517)-351-4230 Email: jeanette_bowles@fws.gov Distance: 3.62 miles

The Michigan Wetland Management District consists of a 14-county area and includes two waterfowl production areas (WPAs): the 160-acre Schlee WPA in Jackson County and the 77-acre Kinney WPA in Van Buren County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division, oversees day-to-day management of these two areas through a partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Mi...


Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge Park

10 Activites Phone: (989)-777-5930 Email: shiawassee@fws.gov Distance: 46.20 miles

Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is located in central lower Michigan, approximately 25 miles south of Saginaw Bay. It was established in 1953 to provide habitat for migratory waterfowl. Known locally as the "Shiawassee Flats," the refuge lies in the Saginaw Bay watershed, historically one of the largest and most productive wetland ecosystems in Michigan. Four rivers converge on the ...


North Country National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (101)-125-6651 Email: IATR_Interpretation@nps.gov <IATR_Interpretat Distance: 47.25 miles

From New York to North Dakota, you're never far from a great outdoor adventure. When completed the trail will be the longest continuous hiking trail in the United States. The trail links scenic, natural, historic, and cultural areas across seven states allowing visitors to experience a variety of northern landscapes. Come and experience your America, at a walking pace.


Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (734)-365-0219 Email: detroitriver@fws.gov Distance: 77.14 miles

On December 21, 2001, President Bush signed legislation establishing the first International Wildlife Refuge in North America. The refuge, which includes islands, coastal wetlands, marshes, shoals, and riverfront lands along 18 miles of the Lower Detroit River, will protect and restore habitat for 29 species of waterfowl, 65 kinds of fish, and 300 species of migratory birds along the river in Mic...


Motor Cities National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (313)-259-3425 Email: info@experienceeverythingautomotive.org Distance: 77.27 miles

If you are interested in automotive history, then MotorCities National Heritage Area is the place to be. Tour the factory where Henry Ford created and built the Model T. Learn the stories behind the creation of General Motors and DamilerChrysler. Come with us and learn about the long and sometimes tenuous relationship between Labor and Industry while experiencing southeast Michigan.


River Raisin National Battlefield Park

Rank: 262 4 Activites Phone: (734)-243-7136 Email: Daniel_Downing@nps.gov Distance: 80.06 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.


Fallen Timbers Battlefield And Fort Miamis National Historic Site

Phone: (419)-407-9700 Email: cuva_info@nps.gov Distance: 92.39 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.


Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: cedarpoint@fws.gov Distance: 92.71 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...


West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: westsisterisland@fws.gov Distance: 97.59 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...


Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (419)-898-0014 Email: ottawa@fws.gov Distance: 100.94 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...


Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial Park

Rank: 193 4 Activites Phone: (419)-285-2184 Email: PEVI_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 112.74 miles

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial was established to honor those who fought in the Battle of Lake Erie, during the War of 1812, and to celebrate the long-lasting peace between Britain, Canada and the U.S. The Memorial, a Doric column, rising 352 feet over Lake Erie is situated 5 miles from the longest undefended border in the world.


Huron Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 122.03 miles

The Huron Islands Wilderness now contains a total of 147 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1970 the Huron Islands Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...


Beaver Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 122.03 miles

The Beaver Basin Wilderness now contains a total of 11,740 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 2009 the Beaver Basin 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 ...


Black River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (906)-932-1330 Distance: 122.03 miles

Black River Harbor, one of only two harbors within the National Forest System, is a popular recreation area throughout the year. The harbor is approximately 15 miles north of Bessemer, Michigan, at the mouth of the Black River. The Black River flows through areas of large pine, hemlock, and hardwood trees and has a series of scenic waterfalls as it drops to meet Lake Superior. On September 19, ...


Copper Country Trail National Park

Phone: 18886466784 Email: info@keweenaw.info Distance: 122.03 miles

Pure copper! In Michigan's northern wilderness you will find the legacy of a mining boom that produced over ten billion pounds of copper that assisted a nation’s growth. Today, the story of the Copper Country is told in the historic downtowns, mine shafthouses, and through the history of the people.


River Road Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (989)-739-0728 Distance: 122.03 miles

River Road Scenic Byway showcases all the AuSable River Valley has to offer. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Huron National Forest, enjoy panoramic views from high bluffs, spectacular fall colors, or quiet winter splendor. Hike, canoe, birdwatch, snowmobile, or ski--River Road can be explored during any season.


Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (906)-635-5311 Distance: 122.03 miles

Along the shores of Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay is a segment of road set aside for the enjoyment of touring visitors. The Whitefish Bay National Forest Scenic Byway is a "Highway to the Past" that passes vast expanses of clear water and miles of secluded, sandy beaches. Many interesting historic and cultural features along this route are waiting for you to explore.


Woodward Avenue (M-1) - Automotive Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (313)-202-1800 Email: VIC@visitdetroit.com Distance: 122.03 miles

If Broadway = Theater and Rodeo Drive = High Fashion and Jewelry, then Woodward = the Automobile. The Motor City, and in particular, Woodward Avenue, put the world on wheels. America's automobile heritage is represented along this byway in famed industrial complexes, office buildings, residential mansions, world-renowned museums, and cultural institutions.


Huron-Manistee National Forests Park

16 Activites Email: r9_hmnf_website@fs.fed.us Distance: 130.99 miles

The Huron-Manistee National Forests are 976,043 acres of public lands across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. With many recreation opportunities for visitors, habitat for fish and wildlife and resources for local industry there is something here for everyone. Each year the forest receives approximately 4 million recreation visits. I Need...Some Questions AnsweredFor all of your frequently...


Kirtlands Warbler Wildlife Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: kirtlandswarblerrefuge@fws.gov Distance: 131.55 miles

The Kirtland's warbler is an endangered neotropical migratory bird. The breeding range of this species is primarily restricted to the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and several locations in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. This species winters on Bahamian islands in the Caribbean. Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area is located throughout eight counties in the nor...


Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 136.52 miles

The Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness now contains a total of 3,450 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Nordhouse Dunes 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...


Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (419)-433-4601 Email: info@oldwomancreek.org Distance: 137.20 miles

The national NERR program, a national network of protected estuaries where integrated research and education leads to coastal stewardship, works at each estuary with a local partner(s). Old Woman Creek Research Reserve, located in Ohio, is one of the 28 protected estuaries within the NERR system. In Ohio, the local partner is the ODNR Division of Wildlife. It is one of two research reserves loc...


J. Edward Roush Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (260)-356-8648 Distance: 142.68 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: 149.45 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.


Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 47 8 Activites Email: INDU_Communications@nps.gov Distance: 156.56 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.