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Delaware River Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 4.06 miles

River, canal, and roadway - the parallel ribbons of heritage in the historic Delaware River Valley - have played a transforming role in American history. And few regions express these ribbons of heritage as well as the historic places and scenic landscapes along the 33-mile Delaware River Scenic Byway in New Jersey. The byway offers a firsthand experience of the Delaware River’s formative power,...

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Millstone Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 4.06 miles

Located in the narrow Millstone River Valley in north central New Jersey, the Millstone Valley Scenic Byway offers you a glimpse into the past where well-preserved pieces of the canal era, the revolutionary war era, and early Dutch and American heritage live on. In addition to the major Revolutionary War troop movements and military campaigns that took place along the byway corridor, there are a r...

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New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve Park

9 Activites Phone: (609)-894-7300 Distance: 4.06 miles

This is truly a special place. It's classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and in 1978 was established by Congress as the country's first National Reserve. It includes portions of seven southern New Jersey counties, and encompasses over one-million acres of farms, forests and wetlands. It contains 56 communities, from hamlets to suburbs, with over 700,000 permanent residents.

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (973)-425-1222 Email: greatswamp@fws.gov Distance: 20.77 miles

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1960 and lies 26 miles west of New York City's Times Square and 7 miles south of Morristown, New Jersey in Morris County. This oasis of wilderness, surrounded by urban and suburban areas, provides important habitats to fish and wildlife and a unique opportunity for the public to enjoy wildlife and wilderness within close proximity to urba...

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Nara's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia National Park

1 Activites Phone: (215)-305-2000 Email: philadelphia.reference@nara.gov Distance: 32.39 miles

NARA's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia

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Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

8 Activites Phone: 60981206492 Email: jcnerr@marine.rutgers.edu Distance: 34.64 miles

The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, at Mullica River and Great Bay, is the only reserve in the national system to be named after an individual. It's also the only one in the reserve system to expand its boundaries seaward to the Atlantic Ocean. The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses approximately 115,000 acres in southeastern New Jersey, inclu...

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Gateway National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 7 10 Activites Phone: (718)-354-4606 Email: Steve_Salgo@nps.gov Distance: 37.98 miles

We are not just Sandy Hook. We are not just the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge or Jacob Riis Park. We are not just Fort Tilden. We are not just Frank Charles Park or Hamilton Beach. We are not just Floyd Bennett Field or Canarsie Pier. We are not just Great Kills Park, or Fort Wadsworth, or Miller Field. We are one national park, we are Gateway.

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Brigantine Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 39.10 miles

The Brigantine Wilderness now contains a total of 6,681 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Jersey. In 1975 the Brigantine 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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Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (609)-652-1665 Email: forsythe@fws.gov Distance: 40.77 miles

Forsythe NWR, located 10 miles north of Atlantic City, is composed of two separate Divisions, Barnegat in the north and Brigantine in the south. The Brigantine and Barnegat Divisions were originally two distinct refuges, established in 1939 and 1967 respectively, to provide important wintering habitat for waterfowl, especially black ducks and Atlantic brant. The Divisions were combined in 1984 un...

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Park

1 Activites Distance: 42.98 miles

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness now contains a total of 3,660 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Jersey. In 1968 the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities a...

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Great Egg Harbor River National Park

6 Activites Email: Paul_Kenney@nps.gov Distance: 43.14 miles

The River gradually widens as it picks up the waters of 17 tributaries on its way to Great Egg Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Established by Congress in 1992, nearly all of this 129-mile river system rests within the Pinelands National Reserve. This National Park Service unit is unusual in that local jurisdictions continue to administer the lands.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Rank: 357 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 43.17 miles

Described as horrifying, mystifying, and full of genius, Poe's writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wife's tuberculosis. In Poe's humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poe's astonishing creativity.

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Deshler-Morris House National Park

Email: Ann_Dadura@NPS.gov Distance: 43.17 miles

Twice this house sheltered George Washington. In October 1793, he found refuge during the deadly Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. The following summer, it was a welcome retreat from the heat of the capital city.

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Lower Delaware National Wild And Scenic River Park

Phone: (215)-597-1655 Email: william_sharp@nps.gov Distance: 43.23 miles

The largest free-flowing river in the eastern United States, the Delaware River runs past forests, farmlands, and villages, and it also links some of the most densely populated regions in America. In 2000, the National Wild and Scenic River System incorporated key segments of the lower Delaware River to form this unit of the National Park System.

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Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site

Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 43.29 miles

Before Pennsylvania there was New Sweden. Discover this last historic link to a forgotten past. Visit the church's pastoral surroundings and its burial ground of patriots and ordinary citizens alike.

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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Park

Rank: 365 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 43.35 miles

Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson.

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Independence National Historical Park

Rank: 18 2 Activites Phone: (215)-597-8787 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 43.38 miles

Independence Hall echoes these words. Nearby the old cracked Bell proclaims liberty. The spirit of Franklin is alive in his adopted city. Become part of America's journey in discovering its past.

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Ellis Island Part Of Statue Of Liberty National Monument Park

2 Activites Email: stli_info@nps.gov Distance: 43.72 miles

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions? If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through these now quiet halls from 1892 to 1954. Ellis Island afforded them the opportunity to attain the American dream for themselves and their descendants. Come hear their stories.

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Statue Of Liberty National Monument Park

Rank: 44 2 Activites Email: joan_kelly@nps.gov Distance: 43.74 miles

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated as a National Monument in 1924. Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

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Nara¿S Mid Atlantic Region - Center City Philadelphia National Park

1 Activites Phone: (215)-606-0100 Email: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov Distance: 43.78 miles

Only the National Archives has a mandate to preserve and make available the records of what the Federal Government does--why, how, and with what consequences. Its mission is unique--to ensure ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience. The National Archives carries out this mission through a n...

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Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District

2 Activites Phone: (973)-242-4144 Email: info@lpccd.org Distance: 44.40 miles

The Lincoln Park/Coast Cultural District (LPCCD) is one of Newark?s newest organizations, blending arts, cultural planning and event programming with community economic development. Incorporated in 1999, the mission of LPCCD is to plan, design and develop a comprehensive arts and cultural district, and establishing a museum dedicated to collecting, interpreting, preserving, archiving and exhibiti...

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Governors Island National Monument Park

Rank: 140 1 Activites Email: GOIS_Information@nps.gov Distance: 44.45 miles

From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on Governors Island was part of the social, political, and economic tapestry of New York City. Today the island is vibrant summer seasonal venue of art, culture and performance against the backdrop of two centuries of military heritage and the skyline of one of the great cities of the world.

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Castle Clinton National Monument Park

Rank: 36 2 Activites Phone: (212)-344-7220 Distance: 45.18 miles

Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began, and represents not only the city's growth, but the growth of a nation. Initially intended to prevent a British invasion in 1812, the fortification has transformed over the years to welcome theatergoers, immigrants, sightseers, and now, millions of visitors to New York Harbor.

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Manhattan Sites

2 Activites Distance: 45.56 miles

You can discover some of the most fascinating people in American history at the Manhattan Sites.  Visit the homes of Alexander Hamilton and Theodore Roosevelt, the tomb of Ulysses Grant, a Revolutionary War church, a fort from the War of 1812, and the place where George Washington became President.

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Hamilton Grange National Memorial Park

Rank: 323 Distance: 45.56 miles

Alexander Hamilton created the tools for the success of the United States. From the humble beginnings as an orphan from the Caribbean island of Nevis, he became George Washington's right hand man. Come visit Hamilton Grange and find out more about this controversial founder and the country home that he built on his Harlem estate.

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