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Wellsville Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 158.75 miles

The Wellsville Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 20,988 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Wellsville Mountain 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 ...

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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: uwc_info@fs.fed.us Distance: 159.23 miles

Most National Forest System lands are open, free of charge for your use and enjoyment. Entrance and user fees may be charged at some areas. Some of the areas are operated by private concessionaires under special use permits issued by the Forest Service. Please practice Safety and Leave No Trace to make your visit safe and enjoyable while protecting resources we all enjoy.Click here for a list of c...

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National Elk Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (307)-733-9212 Email: nationalelkrefuge@fws.gov Distance: 159.45 miles

National Elk Refuge, located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, was established in 1912 to provide winter habitat and preserve the Jackson elk herd. The Refuge's nearly 25,000 acres provide a winter home for one of the largest wintering concentrations of elk, with nearly 7,500 animals annually. These animals also participate in one of the longest herd migrations of elk in the lower United States on their...

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Mount Olympus Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 159.82 miles

The Mount Olympus Wilderness now contains a total of 15,300 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Mount Olympus 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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Twin Peaks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 161.11 miles

The Twin Peaks Wilderness now contains a total of 11,396 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Twin Peaks 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 "...incr...

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Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-723-5887 Email: bearriver@fws.gov Distance: 162.28 miles

Historically, the marshes of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge have been an oasis of water for waterfowl and shorebirds surrounded by arid desert lands. As a key part of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem, the Refuge provides habitat for more than 200 species of birds making it a popular birding hotspot in northern Utah. In spring, summer, and fall, visitors can view American avocets, black-necked sti...

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Scenic Byway 12 National Park

Phone: (800)-444-6689 Email: travgar@color-country.net Distance: 162.96 miles

Scenic Byway 12 takes you to the heart of the American West. This exceptional 124 mile route negotiates an isolated landscape of canyons, plateaus, and valleys ranging from 4,000 to 9,000 feet above sea level. You'll encounter archaeological, cultural, historical, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities while driving this exhilarating byway.

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Willard Bay Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-734-9494 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 163.79 miles

Willard Bay Reservoir is formed by Arthur V. Watkins Dam, which is a feature of the Weber Basin Project. Recreation management at Willard Bay is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is located 10 miles north of Ogden, Utah of an elevation of about 4,220 feet. The reservoir has a surface area of approximately 9,2...

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Lone Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 163.80 miles

The Lone Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 30,088 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1978 the Lone Peak 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 "...increa...

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California National Historic Trail Park

13 Activites Phone: (801)-741-1012 Email: ntsl_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 164.51 miles

Follow in the footsteps of over 250,000 emigrants who traveled to the gold fields and rich farmlands of California during the 1840s and 1850s-the greatest mass migration in American history. More than 1,000 miles of trail ruts and traces can still be seen across 10 states on the California National Historic Trail.

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Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail Park

13 Activites Email: ntsl_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 164.51 miles

Explore the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail across five states to see the route 70,000 Mormons traveled from 1846 to 1869 to escape religious persecution. The Pioneer Company of 1846-1847 established the first route from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Salt Lake City, Utah, covering about 1,300 miles.

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Oregon National Historic Trail Park

13 Activites Phone: (801)-741-1012 Email: ntsl_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 164.51 miles

Imagine yourself an emigrant headed for Oregon: would promises of lush farmlands and a new beginning lure you to leave home and walk for weeks? More than 2,000 miles of trail ruts and traces can still be seen along the Oregon National Historic Trail in six states-reminders of the sacrifices, struggles, and triumphs of early American settlers.

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Oregon National Historic Trail Park

13 Activites Phone: (801)-741-1012 Email: ntsl_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 164.51 miles

Imagine yourself an emigrant headed for Oregon: would promises of lush farmlands and a new beginning lure you to leave home and walk for weeks? More than 2,000 miles of trail ruts and traces can still be seen along the Oregon National Historic Trail in six states-reminders of the sacrifices, struggles, and triumphs of early American settlers.

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Pony Express National Historic Trail Park

13 Activites Phone: (801)-741-1012 Email: ntsl_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 164.51 miles

It is hard to believe that young men once rode horses to carry mail from Missouri to California in the unprecedented time of only 10 days. This relay system along the Pony Express National Historic Trail in eight states was the most direct and practical means of east-west communications before the telegraph.

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Palisades Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (208)-523-1412 Distance: 164.55 miles

Palisades Reservoir is formed by Palisades Dam, which is a major feature on the Palisades Project. Recreation on this 25 square mile (16,100-acre) reservoir with 70 miles of limited access shoreline is administered by the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Located in scenic southeast Idaho and west-central Wyoming, east of Idaho Falls. Palisades' fish species include cutthroat and brown trout, kok...

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Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (970)-723-8202 Email: arapaho@fws.gov Distance: 164.56 miles

Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) supports the last known breeding population of the endangered Wyoming toad. The Refuge encompasses 1,776 acres and is located southwest of Laramie, Wyoming. The four main lakes on the Refuge are associated with a series of high elevation lakes called the "Laramie plains lakes." The Refuge is administered out of Arapaho NWR in Walden, CO. It is closed ...

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Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (208)-847-1757 Email: Rob_Bundy@fws.gov Distance: 164.61 miles

Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area is in Franklin and Bannock counties on the edge of Oxford in southeast Idaho. It was purchased to protect redhead nesting habitat. The area is largely hardstem bulrush marsh, interspersed with open water and surrounded by areas of playa, saltgrass flats, native wet meadow, and some cropland. The lower areas have visible alkali deposits. The marsh is fed ...

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Rawah Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 164.69 miles

The Rawah Wilderness now contains a total of 73,068 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1964 the Rawah 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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Mount Timpanogos Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 164.69 miles

The Mount Timpanogos Wilderness now contains a total of 10,518 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Mount Timpanogos 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...

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Shoshone National Forest Park

13 Activites Email: klsalzmann@fs.fed.us Distance: 165.00 miles

From expansive wilderness and back country areas that provide a refuge from everyday life, to campgrounds and picnic sites along travel corridors and in the front country, the Shoshone is a forest for recreation.Serving as the eastern gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the Shoshone provides many opportunities for people to connect with nature.The Shoshone offers over 1,300 mile...

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Price Canyon Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 165.50 miles

Elevation is 8000 ft. 12 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, drinking water and pit toilets. There are 3 day group sites available through reservations. This is a fee area. There is a self-guided nature trail through the forest of oak, pines, and mountain mahogany. Fantastic views of the canyon.

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Timpanogos Cave National Monument Park

Rank: 234 3 Activites Email: tica_ranger_activities@nps.gov Distance: 166.21 miles

Hike your way past stunning vistas to explore a hidden underground world. Taste the thrill of caving as you twist and bend to enter beautifully decorated rooms. Learn the science behind formations and hear stories of cave exploration and preservation. Experience and discover as you go – geologic mysteries await..... The visitor center and caves are open May - September, depending on conditions...

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Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (970)-723-8202 Email: arapaho@fws.gov Distance: 166.33 miles

Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the southern part of Albany County, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of 1,116 acres on three parcels of land that are interspersed with private and State land. Bamforth Lake, located at the bottom of a basin, is mostly state owned; approximately 100 acres of the total 550-acre lake bottom are owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Refuge ...

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Grand Teton National Park

Rank: 28 12 Activites Phone: (307)-739-3300 Email: grte_info@nps.gov Distance: 166.56 miles

Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.

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White River National Forest Park

18 Activites Email: mailroom_r2_white_river@fs.fed.us Distance: 167.25 miles

Making Mountain MemoriesThe White River National Forest offers sharp contrasts of recreation opportunities with a focus on highly developed year-round recreation near resorts and primitive backcountry.Use the left hand navigation to search for recreation areas by activity or use the sidebar menu on the right to search by area and learn about all the different ways you can enjoy the outdoors in the...

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