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Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (806)-499-3382 Distance: 1.09 miles

Once buffalo grazed the shortgrass prairies you see today at Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in the Texas Panhandle. Once a lake reflected the clouds. The buffalo have vanished. The lake has dried. But the shortgrass prairie remains as one of the best in the high plains grassland ecosystem. In fact, this prairie is so important that 175 acres of it carries the designation of National Natu...

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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 102 8 Activites Phone: (806)-857-3151 Email: Lamr_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 56.50 miles

Within the dry and windswept high plains of the Texas Panhandle lies a hidden oasis, a welcoming haven where wildlife and humans find respite from the dry grasslands above. Through this plain, the Canadian River has cut dramatic 200-foot canyons, or breaks, where humans have eked out a living for over 13,000 years. Lake Meredith now occupies these hidden coves where early humans once roamed.

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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Park

Rank: 366 2 Activites Email: lamr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 56.50 miles

13,000 years ago this site was already well-known by mammoth hunters as a place to get the best stone for their tools. Centuries passed but the colorful flint found right here in the Texas panhandle never lost its value and usefulness. Visit and gain a sense of how integral this site was to the survival, commerce and culture of the High Plains.

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Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (806)-946-3341 Email: null Distance: 77.60 miles

Muleshoe NWR is the oldest national wildlife refuge in Texas. It was established by Executive Order on October 24, 1935. Located on the high plains of west Texas, Muleshoe was established as a wintering area for migrating waterfowl and sandhill cranes.

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Grulla National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (806)-946-3341 Email: null Distance: 80.59 miles

Grulla National Wildlfie Refuge is located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, near the small town of Arch, approximately 25 miles northwest of Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. This 3,236-acre refuge is managed by the staff at Muleshoe NWR. More than 2,000 acres of the refuge is the saline lake bed of Salt Lake. When the lake holds sufficient water, Grulla NWR is a beneficial wintering area ...

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Conchas Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (505)-868-2221 Distance: 121.82 miles

Petroglyphs indicate early cultures near here. 34 mi NW of Tucumari on NM 104.

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Optima National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (580)-664-2205 Distance: 128.20 miles

Located in the middle of the Oklahoma panhandle, the 4,333-acre Optima National Wildlfie Refuge is made up of grasslands and wooded bottomland on the Coldwater Creek arm of the Optima Reservoir.

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Optima Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (580)-766-2701 Distance: 130.99 miles

Located in an area once known as "No Man's Land" in the Oklahoma Panhandle, this lake is set in a scenic area of sand hills, rock outcroppings and rolling grasslands. Historical points of interest exist close to the lake.

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Lake Sumner National Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-355-2541 Email: david.sanchez1@state.nm.us Distance: 131.16 miles

Sumner Dam and Lake Sumner, features of the Carlsbad Project, are on the Pecos River about 250 river miles north of Carlsbad and about 16 miles northwest of Fort Sumner, New Mexico. The Lake has 4,500 water surface acres when full with 60 miles of shoreline. Recreation is managed for Reclamation by the New Mexico State Parks. There is a visitor center operated by NM State Parks. No food service ...

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Sabinoso Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 142.90 miles

The Sabinoso Wilderness now contains a total of 16,030 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 2009 the Sabinoso 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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Historic Route 66 - New Mexico National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 144.11 miles

As you travel Route 66 in New Mexico, you can visit authentic Historic Route 66-era hotels, motels, trading posts and gas stations that have been lovingly restored and preserved. Wander through majestic mountains, breathtaking vistas, meandering ranch land, Indian reservations, Pueblo communities and spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

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Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Rank: 350 3 Activites Email: waba_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 144.64 miles

The site protects and interprets the setting along the Washita River where Lt. Col. George A. Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack against the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle on November 27, 1868. The attack was an important event in the tragic clash of cultures of the Indian Wars era.

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Santa Rosa Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (505)-472-3115 Distance: 146.04 miles

Impounds the Pecos River approximately 121 mi E of Albuquerque. Follow direction signs through city of Santa Rosa to lake. The visitor center contains an interesting display on project area.

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Mescalero Sands North Dune Ohv Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 146.21 miles

Over 610 acres of towering 90+ foot sand dunes await your enjoyment in the Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area. The dune field stretches over most of the area and lends itself well to all terrain cycles, sand rails and dune buggies. The dunes are made up of quartz particles and are constantly changing due to the prevailing southwest wind. When the dunes are active they move a...

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Haystack Mountain Ohv Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 151.50 miles

Perched on the rugged breaks overlooking the Pecos River, Haystack Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area offers 1,920 acres of trails to ride. From novices to experts, on bare rock and sandy washes, OHV enthusiasts can find terrain to fit their skill level. The terrain is extremely rugged, including such varied features as deep gullies with difficult hill climbs in and out of a scenic sandstone ...

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Truscott Brine Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (940)-474-3293 Distance: 151.68 miles

Altus Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (580)-563-2238 Email: quartz@onenet.net Distance: 158.71 miles

Located in Southwest Oklahoma, near city of Lone Wolf. The lake has approximately 6,500 water surface acres, 4,300 land acres and 49 miles of shoreline. Fish species include largemouth bass, walleye, crappie, catfish, hybrid striped bass, and white bass. Fishing is available year-round. Several boat ramps and camping facilities are available. Quartz Mountain Resort Park features miniature go...

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Salt Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 160.54 miles

The Salt Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 9,621 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1970 the Salt Creek 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 a...

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Capulin Volcano National Monument Park

Rank: 271 3 Activites Email: CAVO_interp@nps.gov Distance: 164.71 miles

Come view a dramatic landscape—a unique place of mountains, plains, and sky. Born of fire and forces continually reshaping the earth's surface, Capulin Volcano provides access to nature's most awe-inspiring work.

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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (505)-622-6755 Distance: 166.10 miles

Located where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the southern plains, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for some of the rarest creatures in New Mexico. Established in 1937 to provide habitat for thousands of migrating sandhill cranes and waterfowl, the Refuge is popular for its diverse flora and fauna. Straddling the Pecos River, the Refuge consists of an assortment of water h...

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Washita National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (580)-664-2205 Email: washita@fws.gov Distance: 167.08 miles

"They tumble out of the sky like maple leaves, side-slipping right and left to lose altitude, feet spraddled toward shouts of welcome below." Aldo Leopold could easily have been describing the more than 40,000 geese that punctuate the quiet beauty of the 8,200-acre Washita National Wildlife Refuge each winter. Within the refuge, the slow-moving Washita River winds through prairie and farmla...

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Santa Fe Trail National Park

Phone: (719)-336-3483 Email: nmvic@raton.com Distance: 167.33 miles

One of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail was critical to our country's westward expansion. Visit historic sites and landmarks like Bent's Fort, Trinidad, Raton Pass, Cimarron, Fort Union, Pecos, Point of Rocks, and Santa Fe. Enjoy spectacular scenery, from rugged mountains to the plains.

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Santa Fe Trail - New Mexico National Park

Phone: (800)-733-6396 Email: nmvic@raton.com Distance: 167.33 miles

The Santa Fe Trail, one of America's first great trade routes, was critical to our nation's westward expansion. Visit historic sites and landmarks such as Raton Pass, Cimarron, and Santa Fe. Enjoy spectacular scenery, from rugged mountains to the grama-buffalo grass on the plains east of the Sangre de Cristos.

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Foss Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (580)-592-4433 Email: fossstatepark@otrd.state.ok.us Distance: 170.56 miles

Foss Dam and Reservoir, on the Washita River in Custer County, provide regulation of the river flows and municipal and industrial water supplies for several cities in Oklahoma. The lake has approximately 6,800 water surface acres, 7,000 land acres and 63 miles of shoreline. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ramps and camping facilities. Predominate species include largemouth bass, crapp...

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Tom Steed Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (580)-569-2032 Email: greatplains@oklahomaparks.com Distance: 177.00 miles

Mountain Park Dam, Mountain Park Project, forms Tom Steed Reservoir, and regulates natural flows of West Otter Creek and diverted flows from Elk Creek to provide municipal and industrial water supplies for the cities of Altus, Snyder, and Frederick, Oklahoma. The water is conveyed from the reservoir to the cities through an aqueduct system that consists of 40 miles of pipeline, two pumping plants...

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