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Clearwater Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (573)-223-7777 Distance: 4.54 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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Rockpile Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.89 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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Ozark National Scenic Riverways Park

Rank: 56 12 Activites Email: ozar_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 26.89 miles

Ozark National Scenic Riverways is the first national park area to protect a river system. The Current and Jacks Fork Rivers are two of the finest floating rivers you'll find anywhere. Spring-fed, cold and clear they are a delight to canoe, swim, boat or fish. Besides these two famous rivers, the park is home to hundreds of freshwater springs, caves, trails and historic sites such as Alley Mill.

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Wappapello Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-222-8562 Distance: 27.64 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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Mingo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 29.39 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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Mingo National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (573)-222-3589 Email: mingo@fws.gov Distance: 32.39 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: 32.39 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: 32.39 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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Bell Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 34.43 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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Irish Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 39.61 miles

The Irish Wilderness now contains a total of 16,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1984 the Irish 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 "...increasing...

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Mark Twain National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: mailroom_r9_mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 42.48 miles

Welcome to limitless opportunities in Missouri's national forest! The beautifulOzarks serve as the setting for a wide variety of activities, and you have 1.5million acres to roam. Fourteen floatable streams and 16 lakes from 3 acres to440 acres await you. You'll find trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, orFocusing on ecology, aesthetics, wildlife, and recreation has yielded a nationalfores...

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Crowley's Ridge Parkway

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 66.18 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: 66.18 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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Mississippi River - Kaskaskia River National Park

6 Activites Phone: (636)-899-2600 Distance: 70.37 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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Clear Springs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 75.67 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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Bald Knob Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 77.23 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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Paddy Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 80.01 miles

The Paddy Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 7,019 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1983 the Paddy Creek 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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Blue Buck Knob Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 83.78 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.

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Little Dixie Highway Of The Great River Road National Park

Phone: 18008771234 Email: tourism@mail.state.mo.us Distance: 83.78 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.

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Sugar Camp Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 83.78 miles

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

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Devils Backbone Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 85.50 miles

The Devils Backbone Wilderness now contains a total of 6,595 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1980 the Devils Backbone 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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Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (618)-634-2231 Email: cypresscreek@fws.gov Distance: 86.31 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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Great River Road National Park

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 87.77 miles

Throughout history, the Mississippi River influenced many lives: the Dakota, Chippewa, and Hopewell cultures; early French voyagers; African-Americans seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad; and many more. Through its charming river towns and metropolitan cities, historic sites and cultural artifacts, today's Great River Road still links resources, people, and history.

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Great River Road - Kentucky National Park

Distance: 87.77 miles

The Mississippi River is a highway of history carrying people, cultures, ideas, art, and music. Kentucky’s part of this highway begins where the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers converge. The history that attracts visitors to the Great River Road today is a product of this extraordinary river and the landscape it has sculpted over time. Kentucky’s Great River Road challenges visitors to travel back...

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Big Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 90.56 miles

The Big Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 2,144 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1976 the Big Lake 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 ...

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