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Mark Twain Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-735-4097 Distance: 10.65 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...


Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (618)-997-3344 Email: middlemiss@fws.gov Distance: 41.09 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...


Long Branch Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (660)-385-2108 Distance: 43.30 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.


Great River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: greatriver@fws.gov Distance: 56.42 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...


Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: clarencecannon@fws.gov Distance: 56.69 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...


Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: meredosia@fws.gov Distance: 61.79 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...


Illinois River - Riverlands National Park

5 Activites Phone: (636)-899-2600 Distance: 64.93 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...


Mississippi River - Upper National Park

13 Activites Phone: (636)-899-2600 Distance: 71.54 miles

Represents the head of navigation for the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and is located in downtown Minneapolis. The USAF Visitor Center is located at the Upper Lock and is open to the public year around. The Visitor Center provides an excellent view of the historic falls, the Minneapolis skyline and the historic mill ruins along the banks of the river. This area is within the ...


Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (573)-876-1826 Email: bigmuddy@fws.gov Distance: 71.86 miles

The Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge is growing. Established in 1994, the refuge has grown to 10,400 acres. Like pearls on a string, these acres are spread out as individual units along the Missouri River between Kansas City and St. Louis. These pearls of habitat benefit floodplain-dependent fish and wildlife species. The Big Muddy Refuge is planning to grow to 60,000 acres by buying la...


Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (618)-883-2524 Email: tworivers@fws.gov Distance: 78.00 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...


Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (660)-856-3323 Email: swanlake@fws.gov Distance: 78.76 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, ...


Great River Road - Illinois National Park

Phone: (309)-837-7460 Distance: 91.79 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.


Rathbun Lake National Park

17 Activites Phone: (641)-647-2464 Distance: 101.01 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.


Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: chautauqua@fws.gov Distance: 102.50 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...


Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: emiquon@fws.gov Distance: 102.50 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...


Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site

Rank: 286 1 Activites Email: ULSG_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 106.12 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.


Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (319)-523-6982 Email: portlouisa@fws.gov Distance: 106.41 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...


Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park

Rank: 31 2 Activites Email: jeff_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 109.01 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.


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

1 Activites Phone: (314)-801-0800 Email: cpr.center@nara.gov Distance: 109.38 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...


Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Rank: 175 Email: liho_information@nps.gov Distance: 109.83 miles

Abraham Lincoln believed in the ideal that everyone in America should have the opportunity to improve his/her economic and social condition. Lincoln's life was the embodiment of that idea. We know him as the sixteenth president but he was also a spouse, parent, and neighbor who experienced the same hopes, dreams, and challenges of life that are still experienced by many people.


Historic Route 66 - Illinois National Park

Phone: (217)-525-7980 Email: getyourkicks@illinoisroute66.org Distance: 114.15 miles

In 1926, America was on the move and Route 66 was the way to "motor west." The road gave birth to service stations, motels, diners and of course, often kitschy roadside attractions. Today, Illinois 66 is a continuum of one-of-a-kind connections to the old road in America's agricultural heartland.


Blue Buck Knob Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 118.16 miles

The Blue Buck Knob Scenic Byway travels through Missouri's Ozark hill country within the Mark Twain National Forest. It twists and turns through farmland, open pastures, and densely wooded hillsides.


Little Dixie Highway Of The Great River Road National Park

Phone: 18008771234 Email: tourism@mail.state.mo.us Distance: 118.16 miles

This byway offers an ever-changing panorama as it winds along the Mississippi River. Limestone bluffs provide stunning views in the National Register Districts of Clarksville and Louisiana, home of artist colonies and antiques galore. History buffs, art lovers, and antique hounds find a haven here in a spectacular riverfront setting.


Sugar Camp Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 118.16 miles

The Sugar Camp Scenic Byway travels through farms, pastures, and forested landscapes.


Lincoln Highway National Park

Phone: (815)-547-3854 Email: info@drivelincolnhighway.com Distance: 118.97 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...