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Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: horicon@fws.gov Distance: 31.17 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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Elkhorn Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (541)-523-4476 Distance: 41.70 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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Illinois River Road National Park

Phone: (309)-676-0303 Distance: 66.40 miles

The Illinois River Valley imparts feelings of awe at the power of the river winding its way through a land form carved by glacial melt water. Experience the seasonal colors and rhythms of the forests, wetlands, bluffs, and prairies on your own or follow one of seven different nature activity guides.

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Gaylord Nelson Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.09 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: 68.09 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: 68.09 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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Leopold Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (608)-742-7100 Email: leopold@fws.gov Distance: 72.98 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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Ice Age National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (608)-441-5610 Distance: 80.66 miles

A mere 15,000 years ago during the Ice Age, much of North America lay under a huge glacier. Mammoths, saber tooth cats and cave lions roamed the earth! Some of the best evidence of this glacier is found in Wisconsin such as the state's many lakes, river valleys, gently rolling hills, and ridges. The nearly 1,200 mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail, established in 1980, traces the glacier's edge.

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Fox River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: foxriver@fws.gov Distance: 87.56 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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Nara's Great Lakes Region - Chicago, Il National Park

1 Activites Phone: (773)-948-9001 Email: chicago.archives@nara.gov Distance: 88.80 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...

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Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 102.83 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...

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 47 8 Activites Email: INDU_Communications@nps.gov Distance: 105.91 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.

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Illinois Waterway National Park

1 Activites Phone: (309)-676-4601 Distance: 106.78 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...

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Illinois Waterway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (309)-676-4601 Distance: 106.78 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...

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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Park

7 Activites Email: mailroom_r9_midewin_national_tallgrass_prairi Distance: 118.15 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...

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Sturgeon Bay & Lake Michigan Ship Canal National Park

2 Activites Phone: (920)-388-3720 Distance: 124.74 miles

The project is located in the northeast portion of Wisconsin in the middle of The Door County peninsula. The ship canal is used as a shortcut for vessels using the ports of Green Bay and Menominee. Acreage along the northern side of the canal has a hiking trail and scenic overlook with parking.

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North Country National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (101)-125-6651 Email: IATR_Interpretation@nps.gov <IATR_Interpretat Distance: 129.22 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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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (608)-565-2551 Email: necedah@fws.gov Distance: 136.93 miles

Whooping cranes, wolves, Karner blue butterflies, and white-tailed deer call Necedah National Wildlife Refuge "home." Ringed bog hunter dragonflies live in sedge meadows, flying squirrels in upland hardwood timber. Trumpeter swans inhabit the marshes, and badgers the savanna. The habitat mosaic, maintained by prescribed burning, seasonal mowing, and timber clearing, attracts a wide range of wil...

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Mississippi River - Pools 11-22 National Park

10 Activites Phone: (309)-794-4524 Distance: 143.25 miles

Fifteen campgrounds dot the shoreline along the upper Mississippi River Project. Facilities include campsites, boat ramps, picnic shelters, interpretive programs, hiking trails and eagle watching in the winter months. Fishing is very popular along ?Old Man River.?

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Huron Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 144.35 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...

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Beaver Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 144.35 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 ...

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Black River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (906)-932-1330 Distance: 144.35 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, ...

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Copper Country Trail National Park

Phone: 18886466784 Email: info@keweenaw.info Distance: 144.35 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.

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River Road Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (989)-739-0728 Distance: 144.35 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.

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Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (906)-635-5311 Distance: 144.35 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.

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