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Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (573)-876-1826 Email: bigmuddy@fws.gov Distance: 30.57 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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Mark Twain Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-735-4097 Distance: 55.10 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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Long Branch Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (660)-385-2108 Distance: 61.68 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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Blue Buck Knob Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 67.38 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: 67.38 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: 67.38 miles

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

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Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (660)-856-3323 Email: swanlake@fws.gov Distance: 70.71 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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Harry S. Truman Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (660)-438-7317 Distance: 75.26 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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Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (618)-997-3344 Email: middlemiss@fws.gov Distance: 77.88 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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Great River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (573)-847-2333 Email: greatriver@fws.gov Distance: 83.27 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: 83.36 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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Mississippi River - Upper National Park

13 Activites Phone: (636)-899-2600 Distance: 84.53 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 ...

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Pomme De Terre Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-745-6411 Distance: 89.07 miles

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

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Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (618)-883-2524 Email: tworivers@fws.gov Distance: 89.85 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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Paddy Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 94.52 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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Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site

Rank: 286 1 Activites Email: ULSG_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 104.98 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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Mark Twain National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: mailroom_r9_mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 106.08 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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Great River Road - Illinois National Park

Phone: (309)-837-7460 Distance: 106.30 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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Nara's St. Louis - Civilian National Personnel Record Center Park

1 Activites Phone: (314)-801-0800 Email: cpr.center@nara.gov Distance: 111.49 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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Blue Springs Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (816)-761-6194 Distance: 112.49 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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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park

Rank: 31 2 Activites Email: jeff_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 112.87 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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Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (309)-535-2290 Email: meredosia@fws.gov Distance: 112.94 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...

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Bell Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 114.18 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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Nara's Central Plains Region - Lee's Summit, Mo National Park

1 Activites Phone: (816)-268-8100 Email: leessummit.reference@nara.gov Distance: 114.78 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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Stockton Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-276-3113 Distance: 115.92 miles

A popular lake in the scenic Missouri Ozarks.

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