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Stateline Islands Unit National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 28.69 miles

The 107.46 acre Stateline Islands Unit lies along the North Platte River, one half mile south of Henry, Nebraska and approximately 25 miles west of the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge. The main island is surrounded by water except for a small portion on the extreme southwest corner where a levee now exists. A number of ponds are on the island which are extensively used by wildlife. The are...

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Fossil Butte National Monument Park

Rank: 332 5 Activites Email: marcia_fagnant@nps.gov Distance: 39.21 miles

Some of the world's best preserved fossils are found in the flat-topped ridges of southwestern Wyoming's cold sagebrush desert. Fossilized fishes, insects, plants, reptiles, birds, and mammals are exceptional for their abundance, variety, and detail of preservation. Most remarkable is the story they tell of ancient life in a sub-tropical landscape.

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High Uintas Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 40.43 miles

The High Uintas Wilderness now contains a total of 456,705 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the High Uintas 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 "...i...

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Echo Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-336-9894 Email: bbarrett@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 41.33 miles

Recreation at Echo Dam and reservoir, Weber River Project, is managed by Echo Resort under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. Echo Resort can be reached at (435) 336-2247, (435) 336-9894, or (801) 467-9640 or (435) 336-9897 (South Beach). Situated in an open setting north of Coalville, Utah. Reservoir is at the 5,560-foot elevation with a 1,450-acre surface area. Recreation use is moder...

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Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 46.77 miles

Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located south of Cokeville, Wyoming, is centered on a 20-mile stretch of the Bear River and its associated wetlands and uplands. The Refuge was established in 1993. Wetlands within the acquisition area provide excellent habitat for a variety of migratory and resident wildlife species. The Refuge supports one of the highest densities of nestin...

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Rockport Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-336-2241 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 47.99 miles

Rockport Reservoir, Weber Basin Project, was formed by the construction of Wanship Dam on the Weber River. Recreation management at Rockport Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. This reservoir is situated 5 miles south of Wanship and has a surface area of 1080 acres when full. The elevation is approximately 6,040 fee...

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Pine Creek Ski Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: Kemmerer_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 56.48 miles

This ski area offers skiers a 1200' vertical rise from the Star Valley floor. There is a chairlift and a tow rope. Instructional programs and rentals are available during the winter. This mountain is at the southern end of the Tunp Range.

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Jordanelle Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-649-9540 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 59.16 miles

Jordanelle Dam and Reservoir, features of the Central Utah Project, Bonneville Unit, located on the Provo River about 10 miles north of Heber City, Utah at the 6,130-foot elevation. The reservoir has about 3,050 surface acres when full. Recreation management at Jordanelle Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. Managed re...

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Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 60.85 miles

Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southwestern Wyoming. The name Seedskadee originated from the Shoshone Indian word "Sisk-a-dee-agie" meaning "river of the prairie hen." The 26,400-acre Refuge protects a mosaic of riparian, wetland, and upland shrub habitats along 36 miles of the Green River. The river is an oasis that bisects the vast high desert sagebrush plains of southwe...

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Ashley National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: ljhaynes@fs.fed.us Distance: 61.10 miles

Recreational opportunities abound across 1.3 million acres on the Ashley National Forest! The Ashley National Forest manages 276,175 acres of the High Uintas Wilderness Area offering quiet solitude, as well as access to the highest peak in Utah, Kings Peak. With 1,156 campsites, 8 picnic areas, 1,151 miles of roads and trails for All-Terrain-Vehicles, opportunities for motorized camping and recrea...

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Hyrum Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-245-6866 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 61.15 miles

Hyrum Dam and Reservoir, Hyrum Project, are on the Little Bear River near Hyrum, Utah about 30 miles northeast of Ogden. Hyrum Dam is a rolled earthfill structure 116 feet high.. Recreation at Hyrum Reservoir is managed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is adjacent to Hyrum City, at the 4,670-foot elevation, with a 480-acre w...

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Fontenelle Creek Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: wmierzej@blm.gov Distance: 62.57 miles

This campground is on the shores of Fontenelle Reservoir, created when the Green River was dammed. The area contains fishing and water sports within spectacular badlands. There are several historic sites from the trapping days and the western migration, like Holden Hill and Names Hill. This is a fee site with 55 campsites with toilets, pic areas, boat ramp, fishing access, fish cleaning station, ...

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Fontenelle Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 62.72 miles

Fontenelle Dam, Powerplant, and Reservoir, Seedskadee Project, are located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. The reservoir has a surface area of 8,000 acres. The lake is 20 miles long when full and has a shoreline of about 56 miles. Recreation management at Fontenelle Reservoir is performed by the Bureau of Land Management under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation....

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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: uwc_info@fs.fed.us Distance: 62.74 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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Mount Naomi Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.72 miles

The Mount Naomi Wilderness now contains a total of 44,523 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Mount Naomi 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 "...in...

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Mount Olympus Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 66.56 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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Names Hill National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 67.88 miles

This site is part of a popular shortcut, the Lander Cutoff, between the South Pass and the Snake River valleys. Over 13,000 emigrants used this route in 1859, the first year it was open. Many of them carved their names onto the "register" of the route, Names Hill, as they rested by the river after a dry walk from the Big Sandy River. The most famous name on the register is that of trapper Jim Brid...

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Twin Peaks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.90 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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California National Historic Trail Park

13 Activites Phone: (801)-741-1012 Email: ntsl_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 69.04 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: 69.04 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: 69.05 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: 69.05 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: 69.05 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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Willard Bay Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-734-9494 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 69.16 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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Wellsville Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 69.56 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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