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Nara's Central Plains Region - Kansas City National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-268-8000 Email: kansascity.archives@nara.gov Distance: 0.79 miles

Genealogy Research The Kansas City facility has extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research, among them: Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930; indexes for the 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses (indexes are not available for all census years and all states); selected military service records and indexes; selected pension and bounty-land...

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Longview Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 6.21 miles

Located in Kansas City, Grandview and Lee's Summit, Missouri. Longview, a 930 acre lake provides recreational facilities including camping, 14 picnic shelters, swimming beach, 27 hole golf course, softball fields, 6 miles of paved bicycle trail, equestrian show area and marina all operated by Jackson County Parks and Recreation. For information call (816) 503-4800, for camping reservations call (8...

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Nara's Central Plains Region - Lee's Summit, Mo National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-268-8100 Email: leessummit.reference@nara.gov Distance: 10.90 miles

Access to Bankruptcy and Other Court Case Files at NARA's Central Plains Region (Lee's Summit, MO) The Lee's Summit facility makes available for review closed business and personal bankruptcy case files, and civil and criminal case files from Federal courts in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To review and obtain copies of court case files, choose from the followi...

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Harry S Truman National Historic Site

Rank: 305 Email: HSTR_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 12.61 miles

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.

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Blue Springs Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 13.36 miles

Blue Springs is a 720 acre lake located in Blue Springs and Lee's Summit Missouri. There are 6 picinic shelters, swimming beach, primitive bicking/hicking trails and marina. Blue Springs is operated Jackson County Parks and Recreation. The Golden Age, Golden Access, or America the Beautiful passess are not acepted. For camping reservations call (816) 503-4805, for general park info. call (816) 503...

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Hillsdale Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (913)-783-4366 Distance: 27.42 miles

Managed by the Kansas State Park System, Hillsdale offers camping, fishing, boating, hunting, hiking, equestrian trails, and relaxation within 40 minutes of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.

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Smithville Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (816)-532-0174 Distance: 30.29 miles

Within 30 minutes of downtown Kansas City, this 7,190-acre lake offers city and county operated water-related recreation facilities including a regional visitor center and an 36-hole golf course.

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Clinton Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-843-7665 Distance: 40.63 miles

Located close to beautiful and historic Lawrence and the University of Kansas, the lake offers camping, boating, fishing, hunting, over 50 miles of hiking, equestrian and mountain bike trails, 18-hole golf course, model airplane airport and the Clinton Lake Historical Society Museum.

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Perry Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-597-5144 Distance: 46.78 miles

Located conveniently near the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, and Kansas City, Perry Lake boasts a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The lake is proud to host the 30-mile Perry Lake National Recreational Hiking Trail, renowned for its rugged terrain. Hikers will enjoy the scenic beauty of the 30-mile National Recreation Trail which follows the eastern shoreline. From Topeka 17 mi NE on US 24...

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Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (913)-352-8956 Email: maraisdescygnes@fws.gov Distance: 53.73 miles

Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located 39 miles south of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The 7,500-acre Refuge was established in 1992 to protect one of the most northwestern areas of bottomland hardwood forest in the United States as well as the largest contiguous tract of bottomland hardwood forest in Kansas. The Refuge is named after the Marais des Cygnes River whic...

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Pomona Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (785)-453-2201 Distance: 56.97 miles

Located near the Santa Fe Trail, this 4,000-acre lake features scenic beauty as well as an abundance of wildlife. From Topeka, 24 miles South on US 75, 7 miles East on KS 268.

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Brown V. Board Of Education National Historic Site

Rank: 324 3 Activites Phone: (785)-354-4273 Email: BRVB_Interp_Ranger@nps.gov Distance: 59.35 miles

The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be plaintiffs in the case, they never knew they would change history. The people who make up this story were ordinary people. They were teachers, secretaries, welders, ministers and students who simply wanted to be treated equally.

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Melvern Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (785)-549-3318 Distance: 68.21 miles

Melvern Lake is situated on the eastern edge of Kansas' Flinthills Region. It draws outdoor enthusiasts from a wide range of disciplines. Melvern Lake covers approximately 7,000 acres of water and 18,000 acres of land open for public use. The lake contains five parks with amenities ranging from basic campsites to full hook-ups with 50-amp service.

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Fort Scott National Historic Site

Rank: 310 3 Activites Phone: (620)-223-0310 Email: fosc_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 77.49 miles

Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers! Each of these stories is a link in the chain of events that encircled Fort Scott from 1842-1873. All of the site's structures, its parade ground, and its tallgrass prairie bear witness to this era when the country was forged from a young republic into a united transcontinental nation.

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Harry S. Truman Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (660)-438-7317 Distance: 79.46 miles

Located adjacent to the Lake of the Ozarks, Truman features excellent fishing, a regional visitor center and powerplant exhibit area. Rugged hills, scenic bluffs, hardwood forest and prairie offer some of the best scenery in the State.

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John Redmond Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (620)-364-8613 Distance: 80.76 miles

Sightseers will enjoy the Flint Hills Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy wandering old Indian grounds.

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Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (620)-392-5553 Email: flinthills@fws.gov Distance: 85.08 miles

Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) lies in the broad, flat Neosho River Valley, a native tallgrass prairie region with natural scenic beauty. The Refuge was established in 1966 as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers John Redmond Reservoir flood control project. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages 18,463 acres upstream of the reservoir, most of which is in the floodplain...

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Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (660)-442-3187 Email: squawcreek@fws.gov Distance: 85.52 miles

Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in northwestern Missouri within the historic Missouri River floodplain. The 7,350-acre refuge was established in 1935 as a resting, feeding, and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Many of the original facilities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration in the late 1930s. The pri...

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Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (660)-856-3323 Email: swanlake@fws.gov Distance: 86.89 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, ...

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Stockton Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-276-3113 Distance: 98.21 miles

A popular lake in the scenic Missouri Ozarks.

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Pomme De Terre Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-745-6411 Distance: 99.84 miles

Cool, clear spring waters make this lake the "Gem of the Ozarks."

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Council Grove Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (620)-767-5195 Distance: 105.69 miles

The lake was named for the nearby town of Council Grove, the birthplace of the Santa Fe Trail and a National Historic District. The lake is in the heart of the Flint Hills, one of the last vestiges of Tallgrass Prairie, and is located 20 miles north of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and 30 miles south of the Konza Prairie Preserve.

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Tuttle Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-539-8511 Distance: 109.93 miles

Situated in the scenic Flint Hills, Tuttle Creek Lake provides 12,500 surface acres of water and 100 miles of shoreline, making it the second largest lake in Kansas. Many sites around the lake have been developed to enhance your enjoyment of fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, and outdoor sports. Eleven parks (six managed by the Corps of Engineers, four by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and ...

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Toronto Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (620)-658-4445 Distance: 111.99 miles

Kansas' only granite outcrop is located here, at the scene of a short-lived gold rush in 1887.

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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Park

Rank: 338 4 Activites Email: tapr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 112.94 miles

Where's the tall grass? Tallgrass prairie once covered 170 million acres of North America. Within a generation the vast majority was developed and plowed under. Today less than 4% remains, mostly here in the Kansas Flint Hills. The preserve protects a nationally significant remnant of the once vast tallgrass prairie and its cultural resources. Here the tallgrass prairie takes its last stand.

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