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Fort Gibson Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (918)-682-4314 Distance: 109.46 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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Wister Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (918)-655-7206 Distance: 110.23 miles

Lake Wister is located in the San Bois Mountains on the Poteau River -- the only river that flows north in Oklahoma. Wister Lake was authorized for flood control and conservation by the Flood Control Act of 1938. The project was designed and built by the Tulsa District Corps of Engineers. Construction began in April 1946, and the project was placed in full flood control operation in December 1949....

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Black Fork Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 111.94 miles

The Black Fork Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 13,139 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Arkansas contains approximately 8,350 acres. Oklahoma contains approximately 4,789 acres. In 1984 the Black Fork Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and ex...

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Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (501)-724-2458 Email: baldknob@fws.gov Distance: 113.43 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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Talimena Scenic Drive - Arkansas National Park

Phone: (918)-567-3434 Email: tsd@talihinacc.com Distance: 113.59 miles

The byway treads its way along forested mountain peaks, providing heart-stirring panoramas among some of the highest points Arkansas has to offer. Visitors can explore trails and tombstones at Pioneer Cemetery or stop at the state line that once delineated between the State of Arkansas and the Choctaw Nation.

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Stockton Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-276-3113 Distance: 114.54 miles

A popular lake in the scenic Missouri Ozarks.

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Arkansas River - Chouteau Lock And Dam National Park

7 Activites Phone: (918)-682-4314 Distance: 114.87 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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Upper Kiamichi River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 117.27 miles

The Upper Kiamichi River Wilderness now contains a total of 9,754 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Oklahoma. In 1988 the Upper Kiamichi 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 for solitude...

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Arkansas River - Terry Lock And Dam National Park

8 Activites Phone: (870)-534-0451 Distance: 117.49 miles

Located on the eastern and western city limits of Little Rock, the recreation activities provided by Pool 6 attract many outdoor enthusiasts. Pool 6 offers excellent fishing, especially in the old river cutoffs and the tailwaters of the dam and Murry Lock and Dam upstream.

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Talimena Scenic Drive National Park

Phone: (918)-567-3434 Email: jbaldwin01@fs.fed.us Distance: 119.46 miles

Visual delights await those who travel along the Talimena Scenic Drive. See vistas with shades of green in the foreground's forests to blue haze in the distant mountains. Rocky fields and trees gnarled from winter winds and ice testify to the harsh environment the early settlers encountered in these mountains. The Talimena Scenic Byway falls gently like a ribbon over Winding Stair and Rich Moun...

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Talimena Scenic Drive - Oklahoma National Park

Phone: (918)-567-3434 Email: tsd@talihinacc.com Distance: 119.46 miles

Visual delights await those who travel along the Talimena Scenic Drive. See vistas with shades of green in the foreground's forests to blue haze in the distant mountains. Rocky fields and trees gnarled from winter winds and ice testify to the harsh environment the early settlers encountered in these mountains.

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Paddy Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 122.19 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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Caney Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 122.27 miles

The Caney Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 14,460 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arkansas. In 1975 the Caney 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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Arkansas River - Newt Graham Pool National Park

7 Activites Phone: (918)-682-4314 Distance: 123.10 miles

The Port of Catoosa, terminal point of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, is nearby.

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Eufaula Lake National Park

13 Activites Phone: (918)-484-5135 Distance: 125.33 miles

Eufaula Lake is the largest lake located entirely in the State of Oklahoma. It is located on the Canadian River, 27 miles upstream from its confluence with the Arkansas River. With over 600 miles of shoreline and 102,000 surface acres, Eufaula offers a variety of recreational opportunities for everyone. The shoreline ranges from vast expanses of sandy beaches to rocky bluffs. Boaters traveling th...

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Pomme De Terre Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (417)-745-6411 Distance: 126.64 miles

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

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Degray Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (870)-246-5501 Distance: 128.39 miles

DeGray Lake, AR, on the Caddo River, is known for its camping facilities and geological formations. Located in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, lake visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and scuba diving as well. A group camp area, which includes a dining hall and eight sleep shelters, is also available. The project offers a visitor center and a State park with swimming pool, ma...

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Irish Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 128.50 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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Oologah Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (918)-443-2250 Distance: 132.89 miles

Oologah Lake provides a great getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking, camping or just driftin' and dreaming over the sky blue waters. Plenty of wide stretches of water, perfect for catching the wind, make it one of the most popular lakes in the area for sailing. The forested hills around the lake provide excellent hunting opportunities. Eleven public use area scattered around the lake offer a va...

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Arkansas River - Pool 5 National Park

7 Activites Phone: (870)-534-0451 Distance: 133.94 miles

Overnight camping and boat launching are available in Tar Camp Park, located about 6 mi E of Redfield. Bank fishing is best in Dam Site 5 Park, located about 6 mi E of Jefferson off US 65.

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Cache River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (870)-347-2614 Email: cacheriver@fws.gov Distance: 134.19 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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Greeson Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (870)-285-2151 Distance: 134.45 miles

Lake Greeson, AR, on the Little Missouri River, has many hunting and fishing opportunities as well as camping, swimming and boating. The lake is a wintering site for bald eagles. A nature trail allows the visitor to reach the site of a cinnabar mine. The 31-mile-long cycle trail and the Chimney Rock geological formation are also located at Lake Greeson.

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Gillham Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (870)-898-3343 Distance: 138.06 miles

The Corps of Engineers invites you to visit Gillham Lake, "The Bright Spot on the Cossatot" and wishes you an enjoyable stay at the project and a memorable outdoor recreation experience. Overnight accommodations, food, bait, tackle, and other needs are available from businesses near the lake. Project personnel are available and will be happy to assist in assuring you a pleasant stay.

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Dierks Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (870)-286-2346 Distance: 139.81 miles

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Dierks Lake and wishes you an enjoyable stay at the project. Visitors are afforded many opportunities for an enjoyable outdoor recreation experience. Overnight accommodations, food, bait, tackle, etc. are available in the area. Visitors might want to take a day trip to some of the many local interesting sites including Hot Springs National Park and ...

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Ozark National Scenic Riverways Park

Rank: 56 12 Activites Email: ozar_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 140.16 miles

Ozark National Scenic Riverways is the first national park area to protect a river system. The Current and Jacks Fork Rivers are two of the finest floating rivers you'll find anywhere. Spring-fed, cold and clear they are a delight to canoe, swim, boat or fish. Besides these two famous rivers, the park is home to hundreds of freshwater springs, caves, trails and historic sites such as Alley Mill.

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