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Delirium Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 120.01 miles

The Delirium Wilderness now contains a total of 11,870 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Delirium 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 age of "...incr...

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Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Park

11 Activites Phone: (989)-356-8805 Email: thunderbay@noaa.gov Distance: 126.22 miles

Lake Huron's unpredictable weather-its murky fog banks and sudden gales-coupled with rocky shoals helped Thunder Bay earn the unfortunate name of "Shipwreck Alley." During the Great Lakes' 200-year shipping history, scores of vessels ended their careers on the lake floor off Alpena, Michigan. The known wrecks rest as close to the surface as 12 feet and as deep as 180 feet. Some of the wreck sites ...

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Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: 90658698519 Email: michiganislands@fws.gov Distance: 130.57 miles

Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of eight islands in Lakes Michigan and Huron. Thunder Bay and Scarecrow islands in Thunder Bay (near Alpena, MI), and Big and Little Charity islands in Saginaw Bay are managed by Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw, MI. Seney National Wildlife Refuge has management resonsibility for Gull, Pismire, Hat, and Shoe islands, part of th...

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North Country National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (101)-125-6651 Email: IATR_Interpretation@nps.gov <IATR_Interpretat Distance: 133.95 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.

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Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: harborisland@fws.gov Distance: 136.87 miles

Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge is located just off the northwest shore of Drummond Island in Potagannissing Bay on Lake Huron. The 695-acre, horseshoe-shaped island hosts a variety of habitats and wildlife. The island is open for public use with fishing visits and hunting the primary uses. The refuge is managed by staff at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, in Seney, Michigan.

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St Marys River National Park

4 Activites Phone: (906)-635-3464 Distance: 140.83 miles

The St. Marys River flows between Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. The world famous ?Soo Locks? are located on the Michigan side. Visitors view lake freighters and ocean-going ships traverse the locks between Lake Superior to the north and Lake Huron to the south. At the adjacent Visitors Center, a scale model of the locks demonstrate the operation. Click on the fo...

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Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge Park

10 Activites Phone: (989)-777-5930 Email: shiawassee@fws.gov Distance: 141.40 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 ...

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Whisker Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 143.15 miles

The Whisker Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 7,345 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1978 the Whisker Lake 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 age of ...

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Gaylord Nelson Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 155.65 miles

The Gaylord Nelson Wilderness now contains a total of 33,500 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 2004 the Gaylord Nelson 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. I...

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Great Divide Highway National Park

Phone: (715)-264-2511 Distance: 155.65 miles

Love nature? Then take the Great Divide National Scenic Highway through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and revel in the wonderful diversity of plant and animal life in the majestic Northwoods. The byway passes through forests harboring black bear, timber wolves and white-tailed deer. It crosses lakes, swamps and bogs alive with beaver, loons and bald eagles. Lakes and rivers are als...

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Chequamegon-Nicolet Nf National Park

15 Activites Email: cnnfadmin@fs.fed.us Distance: 155.65 miles

Recreating in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National ForestHunting opportunities for big game, upland game birds, waterfowl and small game exist across the entire Forest. Fishing for trout or other game fish is available in any of our 600 fishable lakes or 1200 miles of fishable stream. Opportunities to encounter many rare species of fish, wildlife or plants abound. Bird watching, viewing fantastic fall...

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Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: horicon@fws.gov Distance: 155.69 miles

Over 21,000 acres in size, Horicon National Wildlife Refuge is located on the west branch of the Rock River in southeastern Wisconsin and encompasses the northern two-thirds of Horicon Marsh. Horicon Marsh is a shallow, peat-filled lakebed gouged out by the Wisconsin Glacier about 12,000 thousand years ago. The headwaters of the Rock River, Horicon Marsh is 14 miles long and three-to-five ...

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Headwaters Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 159.59 miles

The Headwaters Wilderness now contains a total of 18,188 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1984 the Headwaters 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 age of ".....

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Michigan Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (517)-351-4230 Email: jeanette_bowles@fws.gov Distance: 161.35 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...

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Mccormick Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 161.56 miles

The McCormick Wilderness now contains a total of 17,206 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the McCormick 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 age of "...in...

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Blackjack Springs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 170.25 miles

The Blackjack Springs Wilderness now contains a total of 5,886 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1978 the Blackjack Springs 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 ...

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Ottawa National Forest Park

13 Activites Email: bsalonen@fs.fed.us Distance: 173.49 miles

The nearly one million acres of the Ottawa National Forest are located in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The National Forest extends from the south shore of Lake Superior to the Wisconsin border. The area is rich in wildlife viewing opportunities; breathtaking views of rolling hills dotted with lakes, rivers and waterfalls; and spectacular fall colors. You have to see it to believe it--c...

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Huron National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: huron@fws.gov Distance: 175.85 miles

The beacon of Lighthouse Island gleams into the Northern Michigan night from its lonely vantage point three miles off the south shore of Lake Superior. Lighthouse Island, or West Huron, is the second largest of eight islands comprising the Huron Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Despite their small size, totalling only 147 acres, the remoteness and primitive quality of these islands ha...

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Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 180.13 miles

The Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 14,729 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Sturgeon River Gorge 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 solitud...

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Fox River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: foxriver@fws.gov Distance: 186.11 miles

Fox River National Wildlife Refuge, managed by staff at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, encompasses 1,004 acres of wetland and upland habitat along the Fox River in Marquette County, Wisconsin. Refuge staff restores, enhances, and preserves the oak savanna upland and sedge meadow wetland habitats historically found in extensive areas along the Fox River. Staff manages the wildlife populati...

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Sylvania Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 186.81 miles

The Sylvania Wilderness now contains a total of 18,434 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Sylvania 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 age of "...incr...

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Leopold Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (608)-742-7100 Email: leopold@fws.gov Distance: 195.07 miles

The Leopold Wetland Management District is named after Aldo Leopold, who is widely acknowledged as the father of wildlife conservation in America. Leopold is perhaps best known as the author of A Sand County Almanac, a book compiled of essays written on his farm in central Wisconsin. In tribute to his philosophy, the Leopold Wetland Management District is dedicated to preserving, restoring, a...

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Elkhorn Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (541)-523-4476 Distance: 195.39 miles

This 106-mile loop takes you through the Elkhorn Mountains,gold-mining ghost-towns, and along elegant lakes and rivers. You can learn a lot of history here, as well as enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, boating, skiing, and hiking in a picturesque setting.

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Keweenaw Waterway National Park

5 Activites Phone: (218)-720-5271 Distance: 200.07 miles

At the upper and lower entrances of the Keweenaw Waterway Project on the Portage River in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Houghton County, Michigan, are two harbors of refuge. Recreational areas managed by State and local agencies at the upper entrance include boating, swimming, and picnic facilities. The lower entrance, Portage Entry, has a restroom facility and a boat launch.

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Heritage Drive National Park

Distance: 202.93 miles

Heritage Drive runs through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, comprised of a mix of hardwood trees, giant hemlocks, and pines.

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