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Buffalo National River Wilderness Park

1 Activites Distance: 136.78 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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Greers Ferry Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (501)-362-2416 Distance: 137.44 miles

Greers Ferry Dam stands at the foot of beautiful Round Mountain in the Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas. Numerous parks offer modern camping and recreational opportunities. Marinas provide rental services, food and other supplies and services. Lake fishing is good throughout the year. A trout hatchery furnishes trout for the Little Red River flowing out of the dam. Hiking trails give vi...

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Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (318)-726-4400 Email: NorthLARefuges@fws.gov Distance: 139.59 miles

Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge is located just north of Bastrop in Morehouse Parish, north central Louisiana. The refuge was established in 1988 with the southeast's first fee title transfer of a Farmer's Home Administration tract (466 acres) to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A free lease of 38 acres from International Paper Company increased the refuge to the current 501 acres. An ob...

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Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (318)-387-1114 Email: northlouisianarefuges@fws.gov Distance: 141.08 miles

Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1997 through a unique partnership with the city of Monroe, Louisiana. The 2,000 acre scenic lake is owned by the city and serves as its secondary water source. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a free ninety-nine year management lease on the lake. The Service purchased 2,200 acres of land surrounding the lake, which expanded the ...

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Arkansas River - Norrell Pool National Park

3 Activites Phone: (870)-548-2291 Distance: 143.38 miles

Located about 50 mi S of Stuttgart. Anglers can fish for bass, crappie, catfish and bream from boats or the riverbanks.The Arkansas River is one of the Mississippi's largest tributaries. It flows 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, through the Royal Gorge, on through Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to its confluence with the Mississippi River. Four hundred and forty-five miles long ...

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Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (501)-724-2458 Email: baldknob@fws.gov Distance: 143.71 miles

Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1993 to protect and provide feeding and resting areas for migrating waterfowl. Acquired as part of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan, this refuge provides a winter home for large concentrations of a number of species of ducks and geese, although it was purchased specifically for pintail management due to its identification as ...

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J. Bennett Johnston Waterway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (318)-322-6391 Distance: 145.03 miles

The J. Bennett Johnston Waterway, formerly known as the Red River Waterway, LA, contains five locks and dams on the Red River: LD 1 L.C. - Boggs Lock and Dam; LD 2 - J.H. Overton Lock and Dam; LD 3 - Lock and Dam No. 3; LD 4 - Russell B. Long Lock and Dam; and, LD 5 - Joe D. Waggonner Jr. Lock and Dam. The project is operated by the Corps of Engineers and the Red River Waterway Commission. There...

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Great River Road - Arkansas National Park

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 145.06 miles

The Arkansas Great River Road embodies a fading agricultural past with a growing modern society that utilizes new agricultural technology. From the first settlers who conquered the swamp to the sharecroppers and finally to a community embedded in pastoral rhythms, this rich heritage can be seen all along the road.

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Cache River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (870)-347-2614 Email: cacheriver@fws.gov Distance: 147.73 miles

Cache River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1986 to protect significant wetland habitats and provide feeding and resting areas for migrating waterfowl. As one of the few remaining areas in the Lower Mississippi River Valley not drastically altered by channelization and drainage, the Cache River basin contains a variety of wetland communities including some of the most intact ...

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Logan Cave National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (479)-229-4300 Email: hollabend@fws.gov Distance: 150.21 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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White River National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (870)-282-8200 Email: whiteriver@fws.gov Distance: 150.71 miles

White River NWR, was established in 1935 for the protection of migratory birds. The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River near where it meets the mighty Mississippi River. White River NWR is one of the largest remaining bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi River Valley. Approximately two-thirds of the bird species found in Arkansas can be seen at White River NWR. Many of ...

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Buffalo National River Park

Rank: 62 9 Activites Email: buff_information@nps.gov Distance: 151.03 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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Arkansas River - Chouteau Lock And Dam National Park

7 Activites Phone: (918)-682-4314 Distance: 154.28 miles

Named for Col. Auguste P. Chouteau, whose father built a shipyard on the river bank to build keelboats for the fur trade.

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Leatherwood Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 156.13 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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Fort Gibson Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (918)-682-4314 Distance: 158.25 miles

Fort Gibson Lake is located on the Grand (Neosho) River about 5 miles northwest of historic Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, from which it draws its name. It is about 7.7 miles above the confluence of the Grand (Neosho) and Arkansas Rivers. The lake lies in Wagoner, Cherokee, and Mayes Counties and extends upriver to the Markham Ferry Dam (Lake Hudson). Northeast Oklahoma has long been noted for its outsta...

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Beaver Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (479)-636-1210 Distance: 160.28 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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Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (662)-742-9331 Distance: 160.87 miles

Dahomey NWR is located 15 miles south west of Cleveland, Mississippi. It was established in 1990 when the Nature Conservancy (TNC) purchased 9,269 and leased the land back to the Service for management. In 1993, the Service completed acquisition of the TNC lands. One additional 162 acre tract was purchased by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and turned over to the Service in 19...

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Ouachita-Black River - Columbia Pool National Park

6 Activites Phone: (318)-322-6391 Distance: 161.85 miles

Ouachita-Black Rivers System in AR and LA has four locks and dams. There are boat ramps and picnicking facilities on the river. The Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge is located along the river near the AR and LA border.

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Pea Ridge National Military Park

Rank: 228 5 Activites Email: PERI_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 162.99 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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Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (918)-773-5251 Distance: 163.66 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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Poverty Point National Monument Park

2 Activites Email: povertypoint@crt.state.la.us Distance: 164.35 miles

Now a nearly forgotten culture, Poverty Point at its peak 3,000 years ago was part of an enormous trading network that stretched for hundreds of miles across the continent. It was - and is - also an engineering marvel, the product of five million hours of labor. Explore the culture of a highly sophisticated people who left behind one of North America's most important archeological sites.

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Cane River National Heritage Area Park

6 Activites Phone: (318)-356-5555 Email: jcarter@caneriverheritage.org Distance: 165.54 miles

More than 300-years of history are etched into the rural landscape of colonial forts, plantations, churches, cemeteries, and homes that comprise Cane River National Heritage Area. Historically, this region lay at the intersection of the French and Spanish Realms in the New World, with the town of Natchitoches originating as an important 18th century trade center.

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Lake Texoma National Park

12 Activites Phone: (903)-465-4990 Distance: 165.82 miles

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to visit Lake Texoma, the largest lake in capacity in the Tulsa District and the twelfth largest in the United States. It is also one of the most popular Federal recreation facilities in the country, with almost 6 million visitors annually. In 1999 Texoma ranked first among Corps of Engineers lake projects nationwide, with visitors spending over 90 mill...

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Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (918)-756-0815 Distance: 166.18 miles

Protecting important wetlands along the Deep Fork River, Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oklahoma is a newcomer to the National Wildlife Refuge System. Established in 1993, the 8,696-acre refuge is subject to flooding at least once a year. This flooding results in excellent conditions for waterfowl, including mallard, blue-winged teal, shoveler, pintail, and wood ducks.

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Bull Shoals Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (870)-425-2700 Distance: 168.59 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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