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Homestead National Monument Of America Park

Rank: 253 4 Activites Email: susan_cook@nps.gov Distance: 128.50 miles

With the promise of Free Land, the Homestead Act of 1862 enticed millions to cultivate the frontier. Families, immigrants, women, and freed slaves flooded 10 percent of the nation's land to chase their American Dream. American Indian cultures and natural environments gave way to diverse settlement, agricultural success, and industrial advancement—building our nation and changing the land forever...

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Twin Lakes National Park

3 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 129.89 miles

Twin Lakes, NE is located north of Interstate 80 and about 1/2 mile northwest of Pleasant Dale, Nebraska. Twin Lakes is a wildlife management area consisting of 255 surface acres of lake and 1,270 acres of land. Only primitive camping is allowed at the park, and boating is limited to non-powered boats and conventional electric motors only. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Twin Lakes National Park

11 Activites Phone: (402)-453-0202 Distance: 130.41 miles

Located 14 miles west of downtown Lincoln, northeast and 3 miles north of Pleasant Dale, NE. Take exit #388 from I-80.

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Olive Creek Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 130.56 miles

Olive Creek, NE is a State Recreation Area located 1.5 miles east of Kramer, NE. Draining 8.2 square miles on the south tributary of Olive Branch Creek, this reservoir is 1.2 miles in length with 4 miles of shoreline. Onsite facilities include two picnic areas and two primitive campgrounds (no pads). Boating is allowed, but speed is limited to 5 mph. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Conestoga Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 134.04 miles

Conestoga Lake, NE is a State Recreation Area located 3 miles south and 1/2 mile west of Emerald. The 230-acre lake provides plenty of opportunity for boating and fishing. Facilities include primitive camping, two picnic areas, a playground, a fish cleaning station, a boat ramp, a dump station, vault toilets, and fire pits. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Bluestem Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 134.15 miles

Bluestem Lake, NE is a State Recreation Area located just 2.5 miles west of Sprague, Nebraska and about 20 miles southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska. Bluestem Lake is 325 acres in size with 6 miles of shoreline. Bluestem provides boating, picnicking, and primitive camping with over 200 campsites to choose from. There is also a swim beach and playground. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Pawnee Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 134.74 miles

Pawnee Lake, NE is a State Recreation Area located about 12 miles west of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska and three miles northwest of Emerald, Nebraska just off I-80 at Exit 388. This area features 207 primitive campsites - 68 with electrical hookups. Recreation opportunities include fishing, swimming, picnicking, and wildlife watching. Facilities at Pawnee include a marina, gasoline station, and a...

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Fort Larned National Historic Site

Rank: 309 2 Activites Email: fols_internet@nps.gov Distance: 135.15 miles

Discover a complete and authentic army post from the 1860s -1870s! This well-preserved fort on the Santa Fe Trail shares a tumultuous history of the Indian Wars era. The sandstone constructed buildings sheltered troops who were known as the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail.

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Yankee Hill Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 136.39 miles

Yankee Hill, NE is a State Recreation Area located just 3.5 miles east of Denton, NE, with a surface area of 208 acres and 5 miles of shoreline. Only boats with electric motors are allowed on this lake. Facilities include primitive camping, a dog training area and a boat ramp. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Branched Oak Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 138.70 miles

Branched Oak, NE, a State Recreation Area located 4 miles west of Raymond, NE on Oak Creek, boasts some of the finest camping facilities in the State Park system. There are 268 campsites - 187 of which have electrical hook-ups. Recreation opportunities include fishing, hiking, walking, picnicking, water-skiing, and swimming. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Stagecoach Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 141.61 miles

Stagecoach Lake, NE is a State Recreation Area located 1 mile south of Hickman, NE and resting on the south tributary of Hickman Branch. The 120-acre reservoir has two fishing piers (handicapped accessible), 50 camp sites (30 of which include electrical hook-ups), a boat ramp, and picnic facilities. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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John W. And Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (402)-387-3789 Email: fortniobrara@fws.gov Distance: 141.86 miles

John W. and Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 2,400 acres in size. It was established in 1999 to preserve, restore, and enhance the ecological diversity and abundance of migratory and resident wildlife. The Refuge lies among the sandhills of Nebraska -- the largest remaining tract of mid- and tallgrass prairie in North America.

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Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (620)-486-2393 Email: quivira@fws.gov Distance: 142.33 miles

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1955 to provide wintering and migration stopover habitat for migratory birds along the Central Flyway of North America. The name "Quivira" comes from a Native American tribe that lived in the area when the explorer, Coronado, visited in 1541. It is believed to mean "raccoon eyes" in reference to tattoos that resembled a raccoon's mask aroun...

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Wagontrain Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 144.57 miles

Wagon Train Lake, NE, is a State Recreation Area located two miles east of Hickman. This 315-acre lake has a boat ramp and a dog training area. Camping facilities at this site include 28 camp pads with electrical hook-ups, primitive campsites, a playground, three picnic areas, and a swim beach. Wagon Train allows boating under 5 mph. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Holmes Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 144.77 miles

Holmes Lake, NE is a 112-acre lake located on Antelope Creek within the city of Lincoln, NE. Recreational opportunities at Holmes include fishing, hiking, biking, picnicking, and golfing. This park is managed by the City of Lincoln, NE.

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Milford Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-238-5714 Distance: 145.02 miles

The Milford Education Center and Fish Hatchery are located below the dam. From Topeka, 65 mi W on I-70, 5 mi N on US77, 2 mi W on K-57 hwy.

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Tuttle Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-539-8511 Distance: 154.04 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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Bonny Reservoir (Bonny Lake State Park)

8 Activites Phone: (970)-354-7306 Email: bonny.lake.park@state.co.us Distance: 159.92 miles

Bonny Dam and Reservoir are on the South Fork of the Republican River near Hale, Colorado just west of the Kansas border in Yuma County. Reservoir open 24 hours. Fair access roads. Available species include walleye, crappie, wipers (white bass/striped bass hybrids), white bass, northern pike, fresh waterdrum, large and smallmouth bass, bullheads, bluegill, and channel catfish. The reservoir has ap...

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Marion Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (620)-382-2101 Distance: 168.39 miles

If you enjoy camping, boating, fishing, hunting, or wildlife watching - we have the place for you. Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by another 6,000 acres of public lands. The lake is located just north of U.S. Highway 56 between the communities of Marion and Hillsboro, Kansas. Camping and picnicking opportunities are numerous with 171 campsites loca...

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Council Grove Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (620)-767-5195 Distance: 177.83 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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Wehrspann Lake National Park

2 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 177.86 miles

Wehrspann Lake, NE, located in southwest Omaha is, operated by the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resource District (NRD). The lake has a surface area of 246 acres and is surrounded by 940-acre Chalco Hills Recreation Area, a day use only facility. The area offers 7 miles of biking, hiking, and jogging trails, a nature trail, an arboretum, native prairie grasses, a bird-watching/waterfowl observat...

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Zorinsky Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 178.70 miles

Zorinsky Lake, NE, located in west Omaha, was named after the late U.S. Senator Edward Zorinsky. The lake has a surface area of 255 acres and is a day use only facility offering two modern playgrounds, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a football field, hiking and bicycling trails, and a universally accessible fishing dock. This project has one of the few native tall grass prairies remaining in ...

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Cheney Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (316)-542-3664 Email: cheneysp@wp.state.ks.us Distance: 180.84 miles

Cheney Dam and Reservoir, features of the Wichita Project, are on the North Fork of the Ninnescah River about 6 miles north of Cheney and 24 miles west of Wichita, Kansas. The site is at the common intersection of the boundaries of Kingman, Reno, and Sedgwick counties with portions of the dam lying in all three. Nearest main highway, U.S. 54. Nearest major city, Wichita. The lake has approximate...

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Standing Bear Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 183.25 miles

Standing Bear Lake, NE, located in northwest Omaha, is named for the Ponca leader Chief Standing Bear, and is operated by the City of Omaha. The day use only facility offers picnicking, no-wake boating, hiking and bicycling trails, nature study opportunities and fishing. The lake has a surface area of 135 acres and is surrounded by 396 acres of parkland.

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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Park

Rank: 338 4 Activites Email: tapr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 186.01 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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