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American National Fish And Wildlife Museum: Wonders Of Wild Park

2 Activites Phone: (877)-245-9453 Distance: 2.07 miles

The American National Fish and Wildlife Museum, Wonders of Wildlife, is a $52 million, 92,000-square-foot museum celebrating man's interaction with nature and our responsibility to manage wildlife resources. The museum features more than 160 species of live animals.

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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Park

Rank: 195 6 Activites Phone: (417)-732-2662 Email: jeffrey_patrick@nps.gov Distance: 6.05 miles

Wilson's Creek was the first major Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River, and the scene of the death of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general killed in combat. The bloody Southern victory on August 10, 1861, focused greater national attention on the war in Missouri. The nearly pristine landscape allows visitors to experience one of the best-preserved battlefields in the nation.

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Piney Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 37.36 miles

The Piney Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 8,142 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1980 the Piney 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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Table Rock Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-334-4101 Distance: 39.82 miles

Winding through the valleys of the Ozark Mountains, from Branson, Missouri to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Table Rock Lake is a paradise for boaters, scuba divers, campers and fishermen alike. Camping enthusiasts choose from 13 modern campgrounds located adjacent to the lake. Full-service marinas provide service and convenience to boaters. Resorts located adjacent to Table Rock Lake provide visitors ...

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Hercules-Glades Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 39.98 miles

The Hercules-Glades Wilderness now contains a total of 12,314 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1976 the Hercules-Glades 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 a...

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Stockton Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-276-3113 Distance: 42.92 miles

A popular lake in the scenic Missouri Ozarks.

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Glade Top Trail National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 44.61 miles

Stretching 23 miles over Missouri's Ozark hill country, the Glade Top Trail weaves along narrow ridge tops above a broken and rolling countryside.

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Pomme De Terre Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-745-6411 Distance: 50.49 miles

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

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George Washington Carver National Monument Park

Rank: 296 3 Activites Email: GWCA_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 57.62 miles

The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.

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Beaver Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (479)-636-1210 Distance: 59.44 miles

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Beaver Lake is a nature lover's delight during all seasons. Towering limestone bluffs, natural caves and a variety of trees and flowering shrubs afford shutter bugs and nature lovers hours of enjoyment throughout the year. Modern campsites offer the best in recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Year-round commercial ma...

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Pea Ridge National Military Park

Rank: 228 5 Activites Email: PERI_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 63.26 miles

On March 7-8, 1862, 26,000 soldiers fought here to decide the fate of Missouri and the West. The 4,300 acre battlefield honors those who fought for their beliefs. Pea Ridge was one of the most pivotal Civil War battles and is the most intact Civil War battlefield in the United States.

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Buffalo National River Park

Rank: 62 9 Activites Email: buff_information@nps.gov Distance: 65.97 miles

Established in 1972, Buffalo National River flows freely for 135 miles and is one of the few remaining undammed rivers in the lower 48 states. Once you arrive, prepare to journey from running rapids to quiet pools while surrounded by massive bluffs as you cruise through the Ozark Mountains down to the White River.

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Bull Shoals Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (870)-425-2700 Distance: 69.84 miles

Bull Shoals Lake, located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, is popular year-round as each season unfolds a new panorama. Summer contrasts lush green hardwoods and cedar glades against towering rocky bluffs and unusual rock formations. Fall foliage presents the renowned "Flaming Fall Revue." Bull Shoals Lake is a water sports paradise. Park areas offer modern camping conveniences around the lake. M...

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Devils Backbone Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.07 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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Paddy Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 73.20 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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Harry S. Truman Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (660)-438-7317 Distance: 75.81 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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Buffalo National River Wilderness Park

1 Activites Distance: 77.06 miles

The Buffalo National River Wilderness now contains a total of 34,933 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1978 the Buffalo National River 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 ...

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Norfork Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (870)-425-2700 Distance: 87.79 miles

Norfork Lake provides both open breezy stretches for sailing and quiet, secluded coves which are ideal for water sports. Undeveloped shoreline allows for ample room to enjoy the hills and hollows. Public lands around Norfork provide hunters with a wide variety of opportunities. Parks offer campsites ranging from rustic to modern. Marinas provide boat rental and related supplies and services. Hikin...

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Fort Scott National Historic Site

Rank: 310 3 Activites Phone: (620)-223-0310 Email: fosc_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 88.41 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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Logan Cave National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (479)-229-4300 Email: hollabend@fws.gov Distance: 89.41 miles

Logan Cave NWR in Benton County, Arkansas became the 455th National Wildlife Refuge on March 14, 1989 under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. This 123-acre Ozark Mountain refuge, which includes a limestone-solution cave, is located 20 miles west of Fayetteville, Arkansas and approximately 2 miles north of U.S. Highway #412. The Logan Cave area has a very diverse habitat which includes repr...

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Upper Buffalo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 90.96 miles

The Upper Buffalo Wilderness now contains a total of 12,018 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1975 the Upper Buffalo 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 o...

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Leatherwood Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.16 miles

The Leatherwood Wilderness now contains a total of 16,838 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1984 the Leatherwood 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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Richland Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 96.40 miles

The Richland Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 11,801 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1984 the Richland 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...

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Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (918)-773-5251 Distance: 96.41 miles

Originally known as the Oklahoma Bat Caves National Wildlife Refuge, Ozark Plateau NWR was established for the protection of endangered bats and their habitat. The refuge is made up of several parcels of land located in northeastern Oklahoma. These parcels contain numerous caves considered crucial for the bats' survival. To protect the fragile habitats provided by the caves and the forests surr...

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Blue Buck Knob Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (417)-683-4428 Email: mark_twain@fs.fed.us Distance: 98.76 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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