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Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 189.29 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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Mississippi River - Pool 3 National Park

4 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 194.39 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Hastings, MN and Red Wing, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for the smaller shallow draft boats. There is excellent fishing below Lock and Dam 3 at Red Wing...

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Rock River Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 196.75 miles

The Rock River Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 4,640 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Rock River Canyon 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 a...

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Big Island Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 197.74 miles

The Big Island Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 5,856 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Big Island 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 ag...

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Hiawatha National Forest Park

11 Activites Email: Mailroom_R9_Hiawatha@fs.fed.us Distance: 198.44 miles

2014 Superior Wildlands Visitor NewspaperWelcomeWhen you first enter the Hiawatha National Forest, look around. At first glance, you'll see a forest with abundant wildlife, miles of rivers and streams, and dozens of waterfalls. You'll see a forest that touches the scenic shorelines and beaches of three Great Lakes, and is home to six historic lighthouses. You'll see historical structures, archaeol...

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Hiawatha National Forest Park

11 Activites Email: Mailroom_R9_Hiawatha@fs.fed.us Distance: 198.44 miles

2014 Superior Wildlands Visitor NewspaperWelcomeWhen you first enter the Hiawatha National Forest, look around. At first glance, you'll see a forest with abundant wildlife, miles of rivers and streams, and dozens of waterfalls. You'll see a forest that touches the scenic shorelines and beaches of three Great Lakes, and is home to six historic lighthouses. You'll see historical structures, archaeol...

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Mccormick Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 198.51 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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Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Rank: 207 2 Activites Phone: (319)-643-2541 Email: heho_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 198.70 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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Coralville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (319)-338-3543 Distance: 201.83 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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Porcupine Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 201.97 miles

The Porcupine Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 4,292 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1984 the Porcupine 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...

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St. Croix Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (715)-246-7784 Email: stcroix@fws.gov Distance: 205.57 miles

Lying along the eastern edge of the tallgrass prairie in west-central Wisconsin, the St. Croix Wetland Management District encompasses a fascinating diversity of habitats. Within the eight-county district, one can travel north through the high river bluffs of Pepin County, to the prairie potholes of St. Croix County, and then to the pine barrens of Burnett County. The distr...

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 98 9 Activites Phone: (906)-387-3700 Email: piro_information@nps.gov Distance: 208.49 miles

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, lakes, forest, and shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four season outdoor opportunities abound. The lakeshore hugs the Lake Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles. Lake Superior is the largest, deepest, coldest, and most pristine of all the Great Lakes.

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Mississippi River - Pool 2 National Park

1 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 209.31 miles

Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley between St. Paul and Hastings, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides excellent deep draft boating opportunities and scenic views of the metropolitan riverfront. Pool 2 is within the Mississippi National River and Rrecreation Area corridor. There is an observation pla...

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Seney Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 210.26 miles

The Seney Wilderness now contains a total of 25,150 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1970 the Seney 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 age of "...i...

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Seney National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: seney@fws.gov Distance: 212.57 miles

Seney National Wildlife Refuge has been shaped by forces of nature and humans and reflects the evolving face of preservation, conservation, and restoration. Its creation story tells of features left by the glacier in the surrounding area known as the Great Manistique Swamp, and of the land's recovery from the human impact of logging and farming. Here the sun reflects off life-giving wate...

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Rainbow Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 213.37 miles

The Rainbow Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 6,583 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1975 the Rainbow 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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Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (715)-685-9983 Email: whittleseycreek@fws.gov Distance: 215.05 miles

Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge is part of a large wetland complex on Lake Superior, near Ashland, Wisconsin. These coastal wetlands are a significant part of the wildlife habitat and aquatic resources of the south shore of Lake Superior. The refuge was established in 1999, and it is still being created. Its purpose is to protect, restore, and manage coastal wetland and spring-f...

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Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway Park

Rank: 141 8 Activites Phone: (715)-483-2274 Email: sacn_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 216.25 miles

The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers offer 255 miles of clean water gliding or rushing past a lush green landscape, with glimpses of human presence. Choose to canoe and camp amid the Northwoods, or boat and fish surrounded by wooded bluffs and historic towns. This river corridor provides bountiful scenic views and a haven for wildlife near a major metropolitan area. Plan a visit!

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Huron National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: huron@fws.gov Distance: 217.14 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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Farmdale Dam National Park

Phone: (309)-676-4601 Distance: 223.71 miles

This site is a normally dry reservoir and dam built by the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control on Farm Creek. The immediate value of this dam is to store flood waters that would otherwise flood parts of East Peoria, IL, which is just downstream from the dam. It is also part of the overall plan of the Corps of Engineers for flood control in the Illinois River and Mississippi River systems.

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Mississippi National River & Recreation Area Park

Rank: 225 8 Activites Email: miss_info@nps.gov Distance: 223.76 miles

In the middle of a bustling urban setting, this 72 mile river park offers quiet stretches for fishing, boating and canoeing. Other spots are excellent for birdwatching, bicycling and hiking. And there are plenty of visitor centers that highlight the history and science of the Mississippi River. If you are interested in the Mississippi River, this is a great place to start your exploration.

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Keweenaw Waterway National Park

5 Activites Phone: (218)-720-5271 Distance: 224.33 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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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (319)-523-6982 Email: portlouisa@fws.gov Distance: 224.64 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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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 199 10 Activites Phone: (715)-779-3397 Email: apis_webmaster@nps.gov Distance: 225.21 miles

Along windswept beaches and cliffs, visitors experience where water meets land and sky, culture meets culture, and past meets present. The 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland host a unique blend of cultural and natural resources. Lighthouses shine over Lake Superior and the new wilderness areas. Visitors can hike, paddle, sail, or cruise to experience these Jewels of Lake Superior.

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Meeting Of The Great Rivers Scenic Route National Park

Phone: (618)-465-6676 Distance: 225.59 miles

Here, the Missouri, Mississippi and Illinois Rivers meet to form a 35,000-acre floodplain. The Mississippi, a working river, is also an environmental treasure. Historic 18th-century river towns, islands, bars, points, and bends create beautiful scenery beneath limestone bluffs that are covered by forests extending over nearly 20,000 acres.

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