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Rathbun Lake National Park

17 Activites Phone: (641)-647-2464 Distance: 8.78 miles

Over 700 campsites are available at this 11,000-acre lake in the rolling hills of southern Iowa. Excellent camping, fishing, hunting, boating, state fish hatchery, and Honey Creek Resort, are major attractions.

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Lake Red Rock National Park

12 Activites Phone: (641)-828-7522 Distance: 45.98 miles

Lake Red Rock is Iowa's largest lake and is just 10 minutes from Pella, known for its Dutch heritage and 15 minutes from Knoxville, Sprintcar Capital of the World. Lake Red Rock offers camping; shoreline fishing; interpretive programs and access to a paved 13-mile hiking/biking trail. White pelicans migrate through the lake area every spring and fall and large numbers of bald eagles are observed...

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Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (515)-994-3400 Email: nealsmith@fws.gov Distance: 61.90 miles

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, located just 25 minutes east of Des Moines, Iowa, was established in 1990. Its mission is to re-construct tallgrass prairie and restore oak savanna on 8,654 acres of the Walnut Creek watershed and to provide a major environmental education facility focusing on prairie, oak savanna, and human interaction. The refuge has been designated a Fish and Wildl...

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Long Branch Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (660)-385-2108 Distance: 69.47 miles

Long Branch offers abundant hunting and fishing opportunities on 2,400 acres of water and 5,000 acres of surrounding public land. Visitors are always welcome at the Corps of Engineers Visitor Center located at the east end of the dam. Camping swimming, picnicking and boating services are available in Long Branch State Park.

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Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (660)-856-3323 Email: swanlake@fws.gov Distance: 77.11 miles

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established by Executive Order 7563 on February 27, 1937. Purchase of 10,670 acres began at that time. Following purchase of land, the Civilian Conservation Corps began work on the refuge creating wetlands, constructing roads and buildings, and initiating the refuge farming program. The primary purpose of the refuge is to provide nesting, ...

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Saylorville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (515)-276-4656 Distance: 79.30 miles

The Saylorville Lake Project is 26,000 acres, which stretches for over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. A wide variety of recreational activities are available including fishing, picnic areas with group shelters, boat launches, an accessible fishing pier, river fishing, hunting, and a 24-mile paved, multipurpose trail used for biking, hiking, jogging, walking, and in-line skating.

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Loess Hills Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (712)-482-3029 Email: lhnsb@goldenhillsrcd.org Distance: 81.43 miles

The Loess Hills of western Iowa are truly an American treasure. The outstanding prairie and forest-covered bluffs draw people from around the world. With an impressive network of state parks, private preserves, and national landmarks, travelers to the byway have a myriad of opportunities to see and explore this natural wonder. The unique land formation of windblown silt called “loess” ext...

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (319)-523-6982 Email: portlouisa@fws.gov Distance: 90.92 miles

The Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge comprises over 8,373 acres, divided into four separate divisions: Big Timber, Louisa, Keithsburg, and Horseshoe Bend. Three divisions - Big Timber, Louisa, and Keithsburg - are located in the floodplain of the Mississippi River, while Horseshoe Bend is in the Iowa River floodplain. All refuge divisions are within the famous Mississippi Flyway, on...

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Coralville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (319)-338-3543 Distance: 101.29 miles

Coralville Lake is a multiple use project providing primary benefits in flood control and low flow augmentation, and secondary benefits in recreation, fish and wildlife management, forest management and water quality improvement. Coralville Lake has three campgrounds with 500 campsites available. A wide variety of recreational activities are available including fishing, picnic areas with group she...

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Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Rank: 207 2 Activites Phone: (319)-643-2541 Email: heho_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 105.75 miles

Born in a two-room cottage, Herbert Hoover could have been any small town boy. Orphaned at age nine, he left West Branch, never to live here again. The landscape and buildings of the early years remain, however, to tell how family, faith, education, and hard work opened a world of opportunity— even the presidency of the United States— to a child of simple beginnings.

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Mark Twain Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-735-4097 Distance: 106.09 miles

Offers a blend of picturesque natural resources and modern recreation facilities to suit everyone. Three campgrounds boast shaded full hookup and electrical sites. The 18, 600 acres of water has a reputation as a great crappie and bass lake. Just 30 minutes from historical Hannibal, Mo (hometown of Mark Twain). Clarence Cannon Dam features a power plant display. The David C. Berti Shooting Range i...

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Smithville Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (816)-532-0174 Distance: 124.91 miles

Within 30 minutes of downtown Kansas City, this 7,190-acre lake offers city and county operated water-related recreation facilities including a regional visitor center and an 36-hole golf course.

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Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (660)-442-3187 Email: squawcreek@fws.gov Distance: 129.69 miles

Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in northwestern Missouri within the historic Missouri River floodplain. The 7,350-acre refuge was established in 1935 as a resting, feeding, and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Many of the original facilities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration in the late 1930s. The pri...

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Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (618)-997-3344 Email: middlemiss@fws.gov Distance: 134.33 miles

The Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge was established on May 31, 2000. It has three divisions - Meissner Island, near Valmeyer, Illinois; Harlow Island, near Festus, Missouri; and Wilkinson Island, near Gorham, Illinois. The refuge headquarters is co-located with Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. "Middle Miss" Refuge is part of the Mark Twain National Wildlife Ref...

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Harry S Truman National Historic Site

Rank: 305 Email: HSTR_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 136.60 miles

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.

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Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: meredosia@fws.gov Distance: 136.67 miles

Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge is located along the east side of the Illinois River in Cass and Morgan counties, about 50 miles west of Springfield, IL. It is positioned in the upper end of the Alton navigation pool in an area that was historically known for its ability to sustain fish and wildlife. Land management programs improve migratory bird, fish, and resident wildlife habitat in the...

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Illinois River - Riverlands National Park

5 Activites Phone: (636)-899-2600 Distance: 136.69 miles

The Rivers Project is responsible for the operation and maintenance of five dams and seven locks, 300 miles of dikes and revetment and 110,000 acres of public lands and waters for the authorized purpose of maintaining a nine-foot navigation channel on the Upper Mississippi River, and the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River. The Rivers Project recognizes and manages the multi-pupose use of these l...

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Blue Springs Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 138.65 miles

Blue Springs is a 720 acre lake located in Blue Springs and Lee's Summit Missouri. There are 6 picinic shelters, swimming beach, primitive bicking/hicking trails and marina. Blue Springs is operated Jackson County Parks and Recreation. The Golden Age, Golden Access, or America the Beautiful passess are not acepted. For camping reservations call (816) 503-4805, for general park info. call (816) 503...

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Nara's Central Plains Region - Lee's Summit, Mo National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-268-8100 Email: leessummit.reference@nara.gov Distance: 140.53 miles

Access to Bankruptcy and Other Court Case Files at NARA's Central Plains Region (Lee's Summit, MO) The Lee's Summit facility makes available for review closed business and personal bankruptcy case files, and civil and criminal case files from Federal courts in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To review and obtain copies of court case files, choose from the followi...

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Longview Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 147.75 miles

Located in Kansas City, Grandview and Lee's Summit, Missouri. Longview, a 930 acre lake provides recreational facilities including camping, 14 picnic shelters, swimming beach, 27 hole golf course, softball fields, 6 miles of paved bicycle trail, equestrian show area and marina all operated by Jackson County Parks and Recreation. For information call (816) 503-4800, for camping reservations call (8...

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Nara's Central Plains Region - Kansas City National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-268-8000 Email: kansascity.archives@nara.gov Distance: 149.02 miles

Genealogy Research The Kansas City facility has extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research, among them: Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930; indexes for the 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses (indexes are not available for all census years and all states); selected military service records and indexes; selected pension and bounty-land...

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Great River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: greatriver@fws.gov Distance: 150.62 miles

The Great River National Wildlife Refuge protects approximately 11,600 acres along 120 miles of the Mississippi River, stretching north of St. Louis, Missouri. Three separate units are located in the floodplain, on both the Illinois and Missouri sides of the river. In 1998, the Great River Refuge was designated as a globally important bird area, due to its value to shorebirds, songbirds, and w...

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Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: clarencecannon@fws.gov Distance: 150.92 miles

The 3,750-acre Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge is located in the floodplain of the Mississippi River, adjacent to Pool No. 25. The refuge's diversity of habitats supports waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and songbirds. Although it is protected by a levee, the refuge provides flood storage in periods of high water. Clarence Cannon Refuge is managed by Great River National Wildlif...

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Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: chautauqua@fws.gov Distance: 155.30 miles

Chautauqua Refuge is situated in the middle of the Mississippi Flyway along the Illinois River near Havana, Illinois. It is an important link in the chain of resting and feeding areas for waterfowl and other migratory birds in the flyway. The refuge has been designated a Globally Important Bird Area and a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network site. Up to 250,000 waterfowl and 10,00...

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Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: emiquon@fws.gov Distance: 155.30 miles

Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge was established December 29, 1993 with the purchase of its first 284 acres. About 2,200 acres have been acquired to date. The refuge is being assembled to protect, restore, and manage migratory bird, fish, and resident wildlife habitat in the Illinois River Valley, while providing for increased public recreation and educational opportunities. When complete, it wi...

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