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Voyageurs National Park

Rank: 167 8 Activites Phone: (218)-283-6600 Email: voya_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 252.66 miles

Voyageurs National Park lies within the heart of the North American Continent. Here you can see and touch rocks half as old as the world, experience the life of a voyageur, immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of a boreal forest, view the dark skies, or ply the interconnected water routes. Leave your car behind and set out on the water highways of the North Woods.


Huron Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (605)-352-5894 Email: huronwetlands@fws.gov Distance: 253.63 miles

The public lands of Huron Wetland Management District (WMD), called waterfowl production areas (WPAs), are a part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. National wildlife refuges and WPAs are vitally important to wildlife and people. These lands are managed to provide habitat for endangered species, migratory birds, and other wildlife and to provide places for people to learn about and enjoy wild...


Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (605)-885-6320 Email: sandlake@fws.gov Distance: 255.36 miles

Congress established Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in 1935 as a refuge and breeding grounds for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge has 21,498 acres of prime wildlife habitat consisting of open lakes and wetlands, grasslands, woodlands, and croplands. Famed for its spectacular concentrations of wildlife, Sand Lake NWR has been listed as one of the top 15 birding sites in the ...


Missouri National Recreational River Park

Rank: 187 8 Activites Phone: (605)-665-0209 Email: Chris_Wilkinson@nps.gov Distance: 255.58 miles

Imagine a 100-mile stretch of North America's longest river, a vestige of the untamed American West. The Missouri National Recreational River is where imagination meets reality. Two free flowing stretches of the Missouri make up the National Park. Relive the past by making an exploration of the wild, untamed and mighty river that continues to flow as nature intended.


Sand Lake Wmd National Park

3 Activites Phone: (605)-885-6320 Email: r6rw_sdl@fws.gov Distance: 256.28 miles

The 9,000 square mile Sand Lake Wetland Management District (WMD), located in north-central South Dakota, encompasses a rich diversity of wildlife habitat. The eight county district (Brown, Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, McPherson, Potter, Spink, and Walworth Counties)is located within three distinct physiographic regions, the Missouri Coteau, the James River Basin, and the Lake Dakota Plain.The weste...


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: horicon@fws.gov Distance: 260.21 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 ...


Lewis And Clark Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (402)-667-7873 Distance: 260.41 miles

Straddling the Nebraska/South Dakota border, Gavins Point Dam, SD is the smallest of the six Missouri River main stem dams and the southernmost dam on the river. Lewis and Clark Lake, named for the first documented explorers of the Louisiana Territory, is 25 miles long, has 90 miles of shoreline, and 27 recreation areas offering camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, water-skiing, swimmi...


Grand Portage National Monument Park

Rank: 235 4 Activites Email: GRPO_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 265.48 miles

Travel into the past to discover the present. Explore the history of Ojibwe people and the North West Company of the North American fur trade. Follow pathways into a distant time. Take in the sights and smells of a bustling depot reconstructed over its original footprint. Listen for the echo of the drum over Grand Portage Bay.


Keweenaw Waterway National Park

5 Activites Phone: (218)-720-5271 Distance: 266.80 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.


Agassiz Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 269.64 miles

The Agassiz Wilderness now contains a total of 4,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Minnesota. In 1976 the Agassiz 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 "...


Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (218)-449-4115 Email: agassiz@fws.gov Distance: 271.10 miles

Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge is located in northwest Minnesota. Packs of wolves, moose, waterfowl, and 280 species of birds make this refuge a wildlife wonderland. The refuge, originally named Mud Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, was established in 1937 primarily for waterfowl production and maintenance. Located in eastern Marshall County, the contiguous 61,500 acres are situated in ...


Mccormick Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 274.65 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...


Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (319)-523-6982 Email: portlouisa@fws.gov Distance: 274.73 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...


Valley City Wetland Management District National Park

2 Activites Email: valleycitywetlands@fws.gov Distance: 274.74 miles

Valley City Wetland Management District (WMD) is one of 11 WMDs found in North Dakota's famed "duck factory" country, the Prairie Pothole Region. Valley City WMD is located in east-central North Dakota and includes Cass, Traill, Barnes, Griggs, and Steele counties. It consists of 82 Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) totaling approximately 17,000 acres. There are also 55,400 acres protected by...


Desoto National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (712)-642-4121 Email: desoto@fws.gov Distance: 275.01 miles

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is part of a network of refuges devoted to preserving and restoring increasingly scarce habitat for migratory waterfowl and other wildlife. The refuge is comprised of 8,358 acres in Iowa and Nebraska and lies in the Missouri River Valley floodplain on a former meander of the Missouri River. Each year, especially during the fall, spectacular flights of duck...


Keweenaw National Historical Park

8 Activites Email: KEWE_Information@nps.gov Distance: 275.05 miles

From 7,000 years ago to the 1900s people mined Keweenaw copper. Native peoples made copper into tools and trade items. Investors and immigrants arrived in the 1800s in a great mineral rush, developing thriving industries and cosmopolitan communities. Though the mines have since closed, their mark is still visible on the land and people.


Elkhorn Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (541)-523-4476 Distance: 276.20 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.


Ashtabula Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (701)-845-2970 Distance: 279.15 miles

The Baldhill Dam, Lake Ashtabula Project is located in eastern North Dakota, in the heart of the prairie pothole country. It is a multipurpose project, providing flood protection, augmenting water supplies during dry years, and offering wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities year-round. One of the unique seasonal wildlife visitors to the project is the white pelican, which can be seen ...


Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (402)-468-4313 Email: boyerchute@fws.gov Distance: 280.03 miles

Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established to recover fish and wildlife habitat in and along the Missouri River. The purpose of the Boyer Chute Restoration Project is to restore essential wildlife habitat that became scarce when the Missouri River was "improved" for navigation half a century ago. River channelization, wetland drainage, and conversion of river bottom floodplain area...


Rathbun Lake National Park

17 Activites Phone: (641)-647-2464 Distance: 283.53 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.


Sturgeon Bay & Lake Michigan Ship Canal National Park

2 Activites Phone: (920)-388-3720 Distance: 283.91 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.


Huron National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: huron@fws.gov Distance: 284.29 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...


Glenn Cunningham Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 288.80 miles

Glenn Cunningham Lake, NE, named for former Omaha mayor and U.S. Congressman Glenn C. Cunningham, is located in north central Omaha, and is operated by the City of Omaha. The lake has a surface area of 390 acres and is surrounded by 1,050 acres of parkland. Recreational opportunities include camping, no-wake boating, fishing, hiking and bicycling, picnicking, and horseback riding.


Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (701)-662-8611 Email: devilslake@fws.gov Distance: 288.88 miles

Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established to develop and manage a system of wetlands and grasslands that is unique to the Red River valley. The Refuge supports a diversity of wetland and grassland wildlife, while providing for wildlife-dependent recreation, interpretation, and education. Kellys Slough NWR is located in the heart of the Red River valley. The Refuge contains an in...


Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Park

9 Activites Email: lecl_information@nps.gov Distance: 289.96 miles

Between May 1804 and September 1806, 31 men, one woman, and a baby traveled from the plains of the Midwest to the shores of the Pacific Ocean. They called themselves the Corps of Discovery. In their search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean, they opened a window into the west for the young United States.