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Mississippi River - Kaskaskia River National Park

6 Activites Phone: (636)-899-2600 Distance: 3.91 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-purpose use of these ...

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Lincoln Highway National Park

Phone: (815)-547-3854 Email: info@drivelincolnhighway.com Distance: 39.63 miles

Travel through urban cityscapes, cozy riverfront towns, and rolling prairie on Illinois' 179-mile portion of the Lincoln Highway. From its eastern portal at Lynwood to its Mississippi crossing at Fulton, entertainment and adventure can be found around every corner. The Illinois Lincoln Highway is designated as a National Scenic Byway, and is the only state on the entire Lincoln Highway route to ac...

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Nara's St. Louis - Civilian National Personnel Record Center Park

1 Activites Phone: (314)-801-0800 Email: cpr.center@nara.gov Distance: 40.98 miles

CPR houses the Official Personnel Folders (OPF) and Employee Medical Folders (EMF) of separated Federal civilian employees. CPR also houses personnel documents that date back to the mid-nineteenth century, although the bulk of the collection covers the period from 1900 to present. The medical records of military family members treated at Army, Air Force and Coast Guard medical facilities are als...

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Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site

Rank: 286 1 Activites Email: ULSG_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 41.39 miles

Ulysses S. Grant is known as the victorious Civil War general who saved the Union and the 18th President of the United States. He first met Julia Dent, his future wife, at her family home, named White Haven. From 1854 to 1859 the Dents, Grants and an enslaved African-American workforce lived on the property.

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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park

Rank: 31 2 Activites Email: jeff_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 42.97 miles

The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis' role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. The park is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson's role in opening the West, to the pioneers who helped shape its history, and to Dred Scott who sued for his freedom in the Old Courthouse.

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Clear Springs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 43.79 miles

The Clear Springs Wilderness now contains a total of 4,730 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Illinois. In 1990 the Clear 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 an age of...

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Mingo National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (573)-222-3589 Email: mingo@fws.gov Distance: 44.57 miles

Located in the upper end of the lower Mississippi River valley, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, at 21,676 acres, is the only large remnant of bottomland hardwoods remaining out of an original 2 1/2 million acres in the Missouri bootheel. A major migration and wintering area for migratory waterfowl, populations of 125,000 mallards and 75,000 Canada geese have been recorded. Bald eagles have been su...

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Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (573)-222-3589 Email: ozarkcavefish@fws.gov Distance: 44.57 miles

Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge, located twenty miles west of Springfield in Lawrence County, MO, was acquired in 1991 to protect a Federally endangered species, the Ozark cavefish. Turnback Creek Cave Spring is located on this property and is the outlet of an underground stream known to contain a population of the endangered Ozark cavefish. The forty-acre refuge is managed by staff at Mi...

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Pilot Knob National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (573)-222-3589 Email: pilotknob@fws.gov Distance: 44.57 miles

Pilot Knob National Wildlife Refuge is located on top of Pilot Knob Mountain in Iron County, MO. It was acquired by donation from the Pilot Knob Ore Company on July 22, 1987 for conservation purposes. The 90-acre refuge contains iron mine shafts created in the mid-1800s which are critical habitat for the Federally endangered Indiana bat and gray bat. Bats enter the shafts in the fall to hibern...

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Bald Knob Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.96 miles

The Bald Knob Wilderness now contains a total of 5,863 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Illinois. In 1990 the Bald Knob 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 "...inc...

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Rockpile Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 47.07 miles

The Rockpile Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,089 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1980 the Rockpile Mountain 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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Carlyle Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (618)-594-2484 Distance: 54.29 miles

Water-oriented outdoor recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, and hunting. Expecially attractive to sailboaters. Illinois' largest lake.

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Bell Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 54.86 miles

The Bell Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 8,987 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1980 the Bell Mountain 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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Rend Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (618)-724-2493 Distance: 56.09 miles

Rend Lake, IL, located in the heart of southern Illinois, is a natural haven for wildlife and a recreational haven for visitors. Rend Lake consists of 18,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land. Campers will delight in the nearly 800 sites found in 5 public campgrounds on Rend Lake. Boaters are provided access to the lake through the numerous boat ramps. Beaches, picnic sites and trails pr...

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Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (618)-997-3344 Email: craborchard@fws.gov Distance: 57.04 miles

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge's 44,000 acres of land and water contain a wide diversity of flora and fauna. Major habitat types on the refuge include hardwood forest, agricultural land, grazing units, brushland, wetlands, and lakes. The refuge provides significant resting areas for migratory birds utilizing the Mississippi Flyway. Wintering numbers of Canada Geese can peak at 200,...

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Crab Orchard Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 57.47 miles

The Crab Orchard Wilderness now contains a total of 4,050 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Illinois. In 1976 the Crab Orchard 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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Panther Den Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 58.48 miles

The Panther Den Wilderness now contains a total of 774 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Illinois. In 1990 the Panther Den 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 "...i...

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Great River Road - Illinois National Park

Phone: (309)-837-7460 Distance: 65.02 miles

Beautiful bluffs tower over the byway as permanent sentinels for the great river. Whether directly along the banks of the river or winding through the vast flood plain, Illinois presents its own flavor of the mighty Mississippi through its wildlife, farmland products, and four centuries of history and heritage.

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Crowley's Ridge Parkway

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 66.57 miles

See a mixture of plant communities and an array of wildlife along Crowley's Ridge. Dramatic views abound along the ridge and hills where wildflowers proliferate throughout spring, summer, and fall. Travel through natural and historical sites such as Chalk Bluff Natural Area, the Civil War battle site, and St. Francis National Forest.

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Crowley's Ridge Parkway - Missouri

Phone: 18008771234 Email: tourism@mail.state.mo.us Distance: 66.57 miles

Sharecropping, cotton, sand, swamps, peaches, yucca plants and the Old South – this route in the southeast Missouri Bootheel has them all. The geography of Crowley's Ridge isolated it like an island. As settlers moved in, they formed a close-knit community maintaining their culture, religion and values while changing the landscape. Crowley's Ridge Parkway is not only rich in geological histor...

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Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (618)-634-2231 Email: cypresscreek@fws.gov Distance: 69.12 miles

Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in southernmost Illinois, within the Cache River Watershed. The refuge was established in 1990 under the Emergency Wetlands Resource Act of 1986 to protect, restore, and manage wetlands and bottomland forests that provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, resident wildlife, and endangered and threatened species. Currently, the...

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Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (618)-883-2524 Email: tworivers@fws.gov Distance: 71.62 miles

The 8,501-acre Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge is one of five refuges in the Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Formerly known as the Brussels District of Mark Twain Refuge, most of Two Rivers Refuge is located near the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. The refuge is comprised of five divisions: Apple Creek, Batchtown, Calhoun, Gilbert Lake, and Portage Islan...

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Mingo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 73.66 miles

The Mingo Wilderness now contains a total of 7,730 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1976 the Mingo 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 "...in...

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Clearwater Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (573)-223-7777 Distance: 74.20 miles

Clearwater Lake is noted for the grandeur of its hills, natural springs, and splendid beauty. Trails and a watchable wildlife area are a sightseer?s delight. The shoreline is studded with picturesque bluffs covered with sweet william, indented bays, and coves. Experienced sportsmen and beginners take advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities. Parks offer modern camping conveniences around t...

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Wappapello Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-222-8562 Distance: 76.81 miles

Wappapello Lake, MO is a 45,000-acre project nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains on the St. Francis River in Southeast Missouri. Completed in 1941, Wapppapello Lake annually provides an estimated $3.9 million in flood protection to agricultural lands and developed areas along the St. Francis River. In 1996, the mascot Ranger Willie B. Safe was created at Wapppapello Lake as part of a...

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