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Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (660)-856-3323 Email: swanlake@fws.gov Distance: 2.35 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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Long Branch Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (660)-385-2108 Distance: 37.55 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.

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Smithville Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (816)-532-0174 Distance: 73.90 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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Blue Springs Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 74.24 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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Harry S Truman National Historic Site

Rank: 305 Email: HSTR_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 74.86 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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Nara's Central Plains Region - Lee's Summit, Mo National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-268-8100 Email: leessummit.reference@nara.gov Distance: 76.58 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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Mark Twain Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-735-4097 Distance: 83.48 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...

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Longview Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 83.61 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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Rathbun Lake National Park

17 Activites Phone: (641)-647-2464 Distance: 84.01 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.

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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: 86.67 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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Harry S. Truman Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (660)-438-7317 Distance: 95.37 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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Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (573)-876-1826 Email: bigmuddy@fws.gov Distance: 103.06 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...

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Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (660)-442-3187 Email: squawcreek@fws.gov Distance: 112.79 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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Hillsdale Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (913)-783-4366 Distance: 113.47 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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Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (618)-997-3344 Email: middlemiss@fws.gov Distance: 118.59 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...

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Pomme De Terre Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-745-6411 Distance: 120.16 miles

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

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Lake Red Rock National Park

12 Activites Phone: (641)-828-7522 Distance: 120.29 miles

Lake Red Rock is Iowa's largest lake and is just 10 minutes from Pella, known for its Dutch heritage and 15 minutes from Knoxville, Sprintcar Capital of the World. Lake Red Rock offers camping; shoreline fishing; interpretive programs and access to a paved 13-mile hiking/biking trail. White pelicans migrate through the lake area every spring and fall and large numbers of bald eagles are observed...

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Clinton Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-843-7665 Distance: 123.98 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: 124.08 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: 126.01 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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Great River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: greatriver@fws.gov Distance: 131.61 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...

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Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: clarencecannon@fws.gov Distance: 131.83 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...

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Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (515)-994-3400 Email: nealsmith@fws.gov Distance: 133.27 miles

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, located just 25 minutes east of Des Moines, Iowa, was established in 1990. Its mission is to re-construct tallgrass prairie and restore oak savanna on 8,654 acres of the Walnut Creek watershed and to provide a major environmental education facility focusing on prairie, oak savanna, and human interaction. The refuge has been designated a Fish and Wildl...

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Blue Buck Knob Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 137.26 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: 137.26 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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