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Crowley's Ridge Parkway - Arkansas

Phone: (870)-972-2803 Email: rhawkins@astate.edu Distance: 3.13 miles

History and nature have a strong presence on this route. The isolated geography of Crowley's Ridge has created a mixture of plant communities and diversity of species unusual to this area. History comes alive at Parkin Archaeological State Park, Chalk Bluff Battlefield and the Battle of Helena Battlefields.

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Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (870)-564-2429 Email: biglake@fws.gov Distance: 36.30 miles

Big Lake NWR was established in 1915 to provide habitat and protection for migrating and wintering birds and is recognized as an important link in the Mississippi migration corridor. Over the years the objectives of the refuge have expanded to include protection for endangered species. Big Lake was important in the recovery of the bald eagle from its endangered status. Eagles came back to nest ...

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Big Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 36.94 miles

The Big Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 2,144 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1976 the Big Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 110 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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Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (870)-347-2614 Email: glen_miller@fws.gov Distance: 41.88 miles

Wapanocca NWR located 20 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, in Crittenden County, Arkansas was established in 1961 to provided habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl. The refuge is located four miles west of the Mississippi River and protected from the river by the river levee. Prior to establishment of the refuge, it was the site of the Wapanocca Outing Club which was formed in 1886....

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Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (731)-738-2296 Email: lowerhatchie@fws.gov Distance: 52.50 miles

Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) sits along the lower 17 miles of the Hatchie River in western Tennessee. Unlike most Mississippi River tributaries that have been straightened and levees constructed for flood control, the Hatchie River remains the longest continuous stretch of naturally meandering river in the lower Mississippi River Valley. In result, wildlife and fisheries thrive i...

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Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (501)-724-2458 Email: baldknob@fws.gov Distance: 59.80 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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Cache River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (870)-347-2614 Email: cacheriver@fws.gov Distance: 63.22 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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Irish Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 70.02 miles

The Irish Wilderness now contains a total of 16,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1984 the Irish 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 "...increasing...

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Great River Road - Tennessee National Park

Distance: 72.75 miles

The Tennessee portion of the Great River Road continues to inspire and welcome thousands of visitors and immigrants to a historic landscape full of hope, soulful culture, and unique opportunities for a better quality of life. The Tennessee route is an interconnected tapestry of special places. Each site has its own indigenous, intrinsic value and sense of place, creating “Human Habitat” on the...

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Greers Ferry Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (501)-362-2416 Distance: 72.77 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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Arkansas Scenic 7 Byway National Park

Phone: (479)-968-2354 Distance: 73.18 miles

The "Scenic 7," Arkansas State Highway 7, runs from the Louisiana state line near El Dorado, Arkansas to Diamond City, Arkansas near the Missouri state line. Approximately 60 miles of the highway that passes through the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests has been designated by the US Forest Service as part of the National Forest Scenic Byways system. Distinctive mountain scenery and outstanding f...

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Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (479)-754-2864 Distance: 73.18 miles

The Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway includes 35 miles of Arkansas State Scenic Highway 21 from the Ozark National Forest southern boundary north of Clarksville in Johnson County to the northern boundary near the Upper Buffalo Wilderness and Buffalo National River in Newton County. Arkansas State Highway 16 from Fallsville to Edwards Junction in Newton County joins this route for eight and one h...

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Sylamore Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (870)-269-3228 Distance: 73.18 miles

The Sylamore Scenic Byway is made up of a 26.5 mile portion of Arkansas State Highways 5 and 14 and Forest Service Road 1110. The route traverses 16.5 miles of Arkansas State Highway 5 from Calico Rock to Allison, joining Arkansas State Highway 14 for 6.7 miles to its intersection with Forest Service Road 1110, and continuing 3 miles to Blanchard Springs Caverns. This 26.5 mile paved corridor g...

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Ozark-St. Francis National Forests Park

17 Activites Email: ozsf-contactus@fs.fed.us Distance: 73.18 miles

So Much To Do & See The 1.2-million acre Ozark-St. Francis National Forests offer endless opportunities for adventure. As one of America's most scenic and picturesque areas, the Ozark-St. Francis provides a lot of the "natural" in the Natural State of Arkansas.A variety of developed and dispersed recreation opportunities await you on the forests. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, floating...

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Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (731)-538-2481 Email: reelfoot@fws.gov Distance: 76.32 miles

Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1941 to manage the northern third of Reelfoot Lake as a refuge for migratory birds. Additional lands acquired in Southwestern Kentucky expanded the refuge to it's current 10,428 acres. The proximity of Reelfoot Lake and the refuge to the Mississippi river has always made the area a major stopover and wintering ground for migratory waterfowl and...

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Arkabutla Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (662)-562-6261 Distance: 78.83 miles

Arkabutla Lake, MS, on the Coldwater River, is known for its large crappie and excellent sailing conditions. Located near Memphis, TN, the lake has camping, swimming and picnicking facilities.

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Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (731)-538-2481 Email: reelfoot@fws.gov Distance: 82.56 miles

Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge was established as an inviolate sanctuary for wintering waterfowl in 1938 by presidential proclamation. Lake Isom is the oldest refuge in Tennessee and encompasses some 1,850 acres of migratory bird habitat surrounding Lake Isom. The proximity of Lake Isom to the Mississippi river has always made the area a major stopover and wintering ground for migratory water...

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Wappapello Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (573)-222-8562 Distance: 83.58 miles

Wappapello Lake, MO is a 45,000-acre project nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains on the St. Francis River in Southeast Missouri. Completed in 1941, Wapppapello Lake annually provides an estimated $3.9 million in flood protection to agricultural lands and developed areas along the St. Francis River. In 1996, the mascot Ranger Willie B. Safe was created at Wapppapello Lake as part of a...

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St. Francis Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (870)-295-5278 Distance: 85.43 miles

The St. Francis Scenic Byway is located atop Crowley's Ridge for more than 21 miles and is part of the designated Great River Road. This winding route, located in the St. Francis National Forest between the cities of Marianna and Helena/West Helena follows Arkansas Highway 44 and Forest Service Road 1900. The St. Francis National Forest lies in the Delta region of southeastern Arkansas with its...

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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (731)-772-0501 Email: hatchie@fws.gov Distance: 85.44 miles

Hatchie NWR includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about four miles south of Brownsville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1964, primarily to provide habitat (food, water and shelter) for migrating and wintering waterfowl

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Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (731)-635-7621 Email: chickasaw@fws.gov Distance: 85.44 miles

Established August 5, 1985, Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge lies in the Lower Mississippi River floodplain along the Chickasaw Bluff in western Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR currently encompasses 25,006 acres and includes the largest block of bottomland hardwood forest in Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR and adjacent lands are known to be important wintering and stop-over areas for a large portion of the ...

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Mingo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 87.15 miles

The Mingo Wilderness now contains a total of 7,730 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Missouri. In 1976 the Mingo Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Norfork Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (870)-425-2700 Distance: 89.80 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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Clearwater Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (573)-223-7777 Distance: 93.79 miles

Clearwater Lake is noted for the grandeur of its hills, natural springs, and splendid beauty. Trails and a watchable wildlife area are a sightseer?s delight. The shoreline is studded with picturesque bluffs covered with sweet william, indented bays, and coves. Experienced sportsmen and beginners take advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities. Parks offer modern camping conveniences around t...

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Leatherwood Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 94.44 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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