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'Iao Valley State Monument
Wailuku, HI
ʻIao Valley State Monument is the place to be if you like the tropical flora of Hawaii. Take a walk on the ʻIao Needle Lookout Trail and Ethnobotanical Loop learn about the plants that Hawaiians broug
Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
North Sioux City, SD
Spanning 1,500 acres along the Missouri River, this area was donated to the people of South Dakota in 1984 by Mary and Maud Adams, granddaughters of original homesteader Stephen Searls Adams. They env
Agate Falls Scenic Site
Trout Creek, MI
Considered by many to be one of upper Michigan's most picturesque waterfalls, Agate Falls is located on the middle branch of the Ontonagon River. Located off of M-28 in the Ottawa National Forest in t
Ahukini State Recreational Pier
Lihue, HI
Situated on the edge of Hanama’ulu Bay near the Lihu’e Airport, Ahukini State Recreational Pier offers not only beautiful scenery, but also a terrific fishing. Aside from pole fishing, crab netting is
Alaska Veteran's Memorial
Trapper Creek, AK
The Alaska Veteran's Memorial is located within Denali State Park at mile 147.1 between Anchorage and Fairbanks. The memorial consists of five 20-foot tall concrete panels, one each to represent the A
Alderwood State Wayside
Cheshire, OR
Large trees characterize this forested park along Hwy 36 between Junction City and Triangle Lake. There's a picnic area, restroom, and short trail along the Long Tom River. Bring a lunch and relax!
Alewife Brook Reservation
Cambridge, MA
This sprawling urban forest is filled with wetlands and a variety of birds. Walk along limited trails to see a rare side of nature without leaving the city.
Allegany State Park - Quaker Area
Salamanca, NY
The Quaker area is known for its two lakes and wonderful camping experiences. It offers a sandy beach for swimming, two fishing piers and a canoeing or kayaking access point. Friend's Boat Launch make
Allegany State Park - Red House Area
Salamanca, NY
The Red House Area is known for the historic tudor-style Administration Building and everything centrally located around the Red House Lake. It offers 5 miles of paved bike paths, boat and bike rental
Alsea Bay Historic Interpretive Center
Waldport, OR
The Historic Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center in Waldport was constructed by the Oregon Department of Transportation as part of the bridge replacement project. It’s operated by the Oregon Parks an
Anderson Lake
Astoria, IL
Anderson Lake is a floodplain lake that frequently receives overflow waters from the Illinois River. The lake has 1,134 surface acres with a maximum depth of 6 feet and an average depth of 4 feet. Car
Androscoggin Wayside Park
Errol, NH
Androscoggin Wayside Park, a part of Mollidgewock State Park, is located along the Androscoggin River and lies within the Thirteen Mile Woods. It is a scenic spot for picnicking and fishing, and a fav
Annett Wayside Park
Rindge, NH
Annett State Forest is a 1,494-acre (6.05 km2) state forest of New Hampshire located in the town of Rindge in Cheshire County and extending north into Sharon in Hillsborough County. It includes Annett
Appalachian Trail
Myersville, MD
In 1921, Benton MacKaye, a Harvard-educated forester and self-styled philosopher, came up with a revolutionary idea: a linear park, extending from Georgia to Maine. Thousands of volunteers and many le
Archangel Road and Trail
Palmer, AK
Archangel Road Trailhead is located in the Hatcher Pass East Management Area, near mile 14.4 Hatcher Pass Road. The road is managed by the Alaska Department of Transportation in cooperation with Alask
Arctic Valley Alpenglow
Anchorage, AK
Arctic Valley Alpenglow is located within Chugach State Park, 10 miles north-east of downtown Anchorage. In the summer months, Arctic Valley has many trails for hiking. From easy to hard, there is on
Ashton to Tetonia Trail State Park
Felt, ID
The Ashton-Tetonia Trail opened to the public in 2010 and is administered by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and managed through Harriman State Park. This 29.6 mile trail follows the aban
Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
Cheshire, MA
The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail is an old railroad track converted into a 10-foot wide paved trail. The trail runs 12.7 miles through the towns of Cheshire, Lanesborough and Adams. Cheshire Reservoir, a
Bald Peak State Scenic Viewpoint
Hillsboro, OR
Bald Peak (1,629' elev.) is located where the worlds of high-tech and rural Oregon meet. Restaurants, shops, nightlife and a fast pace abound in nearby Hillsboro. Farms, wineries, fruit stands and a s
Bandon State Natural Area
Bandon, OR
Bandon awaits the beachcomber, the explorer, the artist and the dreamer. Bandon State Natural Area comprises several spots to access the beach along Beach Loop Road in Bandon. Parking is ample at all
Banks-Vernonia State Trail
Banks, OR
Where the railroad once was king, the woods now reign again. A century ago, this railway made life better and easier for early Oregonians and the burgeoning lumber industry that fueled their prosperit
Barcelona Lighthouse
Westfield, NY
The First Natural Gas Lighthouse. Finished in 1829, the 40-foot tall Barcelona Lighthouse (Portland Harbor) was the very first natural gas lighthouse in the country. It was in Federal Lighthouse Servi
Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Terlingua, TX
Barton Warnock Visitor Center serves as the eastern entrance for Big Bend Ranch State Park and is near Lajitas. Permits for backpacking and camping (no hookups) at Big Bend Ranch State Park can be obt
Baseline Road Trailhead
Ocala, FL
Two trails provide visitors the opportunity to experience a paved urban trail or escape to a secluded multi-use trail. The Greenway's Southeast 64th Avenue Trailhead provides parking and access to th
Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor
Pilot Rock, OR
Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor -- located on U.S. 395 nine miles north of Ukiah -- was purchased to protect the forest of ponderosa pine, larch, Douglas fir and spruce. It provides prime
Beaver Brook Falls Wayside
Colebrook, NH
Beaver Brook Falls Wayside is 7.3 acres in size and is a popular place for hiking. The park has a scenic picnic area with picnic tables and small picnic shelter. A group use area is also available.
Beaver Brook Reservation
Belmont, MA
Beaver Brook Reservation is 59 acres of open fields and woodlands. The ponds and waterfall make the park's north section a delightful place for a walk or picnic. The south section features athletic fi
Beaver Creek Nature Area
Valley Springs, SD
Developed to increase environmental awareness in visitors, Beaver Creek Nature Area highlights natural and historical resources in the vicinity. Pioneers named the creek for the numerous beaver they f
Beaver Pond Campgrounds - Harriman State Park
Stony Point, NY
Beaver Pond offers campsites, some with a raised platform, for up to two tents and six persons per site; select sites can accommodate a trailer or RV up to 30 ft. long. Each site has a picnic table an
Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument
North Canaan, CT
The Beckley Iron Furnace once produced iron for the manufacture of railroad car wheels. It is Connecticut's best preserved example of a technology that has long since vanished. The structure is part
Beker - South Fork
Parrish, FL
South Fork is located in Manatee County about 11 miles east of the town of Parrish and consists of 1,124 acres. The park is divided in half by the southeast-to-northwest flowing South Fork of the Li
Beker - Wingate Creek
Myakka City, FL
Located in Manatee County about 25 miles east of Bradenton, Beker - Wingate Creek consists of 614 acres of uplands including scrub, scrubby flatwoods, mesic flatwoods, and baygall and bottomland fores
Belle Isle Marsh Reservation
Boston, MA
Boston's last remaining salt marsh offers unique views of plants and wildlife as you follow paths to the observation tower.
Belle Isle Park
Detroit, MI
Rich with history and natural beauty, Belle Isle Park is a Detroit gem and became Michigan's 102nd State Park in 2014 as part of a lease agreement with the City of Detroit. This 982-acre island park i
Big Six Mile Creek Marina
Grand Island, NY
Big Six Mile Creek State Park Marina is located in a protected inlet off of the upper Niagara River. This marina provides a boat launch for boating and world class fishing access, 134 seasonal boat sl
Big Spring State Forest Picnic Area
Blain, PA
Tucked in the side of Conococheague Mountain, Big Spring State Park is a quaint picnic and hiking spot maintained by Tuscarora State Forest. A short loop trail leads to a partially completed railroad
Big Stone Island Nature Area
Big Stone City, SD
An 1823 expedition led by Major Stephan Long and geologist William Keating explored the Big Stone Lake region. Shortly after entering present-day South Dakota, they met an American Indian village on a
Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park
Uxbridge, MA
The Blackstone River features 1000 acres of natural park, filled with trails and historical sites. The park also has biking, horseback riding, canoe access, fishing, hunting, picnic areas and more.
Blackwater Heritage State Trail
Milton, FL
This westernmost state rail-trail winds through the historic town of Milton. The more than nine miles of paved trail offer an enjoyable trip through a quaint North Florida town and out into the count
Blue Hills Reservation
Milton, MA
Located only minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston, the DCR Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, providing a green oasis in an urban enviro
Blue Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor
Meacham, OR
Blue Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor lies along the Old Oregon Trail Highway between Deadman's Pass and Spring Creek. The corridor protects one of the few examples of mature evergreen forests on
Bohm Woods Nature Preserve
Edwardsville, IL
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is responsible for providing outdoor recreational opportunities for the residents of this State. This area is managed by the Department and the Illinois Na
Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint
Depoe Bay, OR
A miraculous and rugged, basalt-rimmed bay, Boiler Bay is a great place to watch wild surf action on the rocky spurs. This splendid panoramic viewpoint presents a good opportunity to see gray whales y
Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor
Reedsport, OR
This park is a quiet place with a hiking trail that extends half way around the island. The shoreline along the Umpqua River side of the park has been home to hundreds of Double Crested Cormorants sin
Bonavista State Park Golf Course
Ovid, NY
Nestled above the shore overlooking Seneca Lake, this park derived its name from the amazing lake view visible from the golf course. The 9-hole course can be played twice from different tees for an 18
Bond Falls Scenic Site
Paulding, MI
Bond Falls is a scenic waterfall created as the middle branch of the Ontonagon river tumbles over a thick belt of fractured rock, dividing it into numerous small cascades. Roadside parking and picnic
Booth State Scenic Corridor
Lakeview, OR
Picnic under old-growth Ponderosa Pines, and keep a watchful eye for abundant wildlife--Mule Deer, Coyote and Cougar drop by every once in a while. You'll find picnic tables and a vault toilet onsite
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston, MA
Explore 13 islands of Boston Harbor, 6 of which are publicly accessible by ferry and offer lots of activities. You'll find swimming, boating, hiking and camping among the most popular. You're also wel
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Superior, AZ
Boyce Thompson Arboretum is located in the Sonoran Desert and is home to a variety of lush desert gardens, which all have a considerable degree of seasonal beauty for you to experience. This makes vis
Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area
Harrisburg, PA
The 1,025-acre Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area straddles Blue Mountain and is the habitat of large trees of numerous species, which are homes for deep forest birds, especially warblers. Duri
Bradley State Scenic Viewpoint
Clatskanie, OR
This park was one of the first parcels donated as park land to the Oregon Highway Commission in 1922. One of the few rest stops along Highway 30, you'll find a restroom, monument, and a wondrous Dougl
Breakheart Reservation
Saugus, MA
Breakheart includes two lakes and a large forest. Explore the reservation through a large trail system. Climb to vistas with views of Boston, New Hampshire, and central Massachusetts. Supervised swimm
Bridal Veil Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
Bridal Veil, OR
Located just off the Columbia River Highway, at the site of an old lumber mill, this state park features two short hikes, one to beautiful Bridal Veil Falls and the other showcasing views of the Colum
Bristol Blake State Reservation
Norfolk, MA
Ponds, marshes, and fields cover 140 acres of this former sawmill complex. Trails and boardwalks allow you to get close to nature and offer amazing views of wildlife, with snowshoeing available in the
Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center
Named in honor of political and social activist Bruce R. Watkins, the center works to commemorate and interpret the African-American diaspora, particularly in Missouri and Kansas City, through fosteri
Buckman Lock - St. Johns Loop North & South
Palatka, FL
The Lock was constructed during the mid to late 1960s as part of the former Cross Florida Barge Canal project. This project was deauthorized in 1992 by the U.S. government and the state of Florida wh
Bucktail State Park Natural Area
Westport, PA
Bucktail State Park Natural Area provides a beautiful 75-mile scenic drive along PA 120 from Emporium, through Renovo, to Lock Haven. It stretches through a narrow valley known as the Bucktail Trail,
Burlingame State Park & Campground
Charlestown, RI
The entrance to Burlingame State Park picnic area and the Kimball Sanctuary is Prosser Trail, an exit off US Route 1 in Charlestown, RI. This very popular state recreation area offers 50 fireplaces, t
Camp Douglas Officers' Club
Douglas, WY
During World War II, Douglas had the primary prisoner of war (POW) camp for Wyoming. All other POW camps in Wyoming were satellite sites of Douglas. The camp was over a square mile in size, comprised
Camp Nihan Education Camp
Saugus, MA
Camp Nihan is the perfect place for your next group camping experience. There's plenty of opportunities to learn about the local habitat. Explore a variety of nature and wildlife across 65 acres.
Camp Wooten ELC and Retreat Center
Pomeroy, WA
A camp with a colorful past, Washington State Parks’ largest retreat center, Camp Wooten, sits in the Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington along the threadlike Tucannon River. Columbia County’s
Canalside Rail Trail
Montague, MA
The Canalside Rail Trail follows the former rail bed for an easy-riding 3.7 miles. Follow the trail over the Connecticut River and along scenic views. The trail is also great for walking or even a pic
Cape Cod Rail Trail
Brewster, MA
Ride, walk or run through 6 Cape Cod towns as you follow the Cape Cod Rail Trail. There’s plenty to see along the 22-mile trail and state and national parks to visit as you please.
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Pacific City, OR
Cape Kiwanda is part of the Three Capes Scenic Route (along with Cape Meares and Cape Lookout). Kiwanda is the smallest of the three, but it is one of the best places to experience spectacular wave ac
Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
Tillamook, OR
A must-see when driving the Three Capes Scenic route, Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint is situated on a headland over 200 feet above the ocean. Cape Lookout and Cape Kiwanda are the other two capes
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
Gold Beach, OR
Cape Sebastian ... the very name invokes images of early Spanish explorers and long journeys. The cape was named in honor of Saint Sebastian in 1603 by the Spanish navigator Sebastian Vizcaino. The
Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street and Carson Beach
Boston, MA
A visit to Castle Island combines history and recreation. Tour Fort Independence or take a walk around it. Continue the day sunbathing or swimming at one of the nearby beaches.
Catharine Valley Trail
Montour Falls, NY
This year round recreation trail provides visitors the opportunity to experience the scenic beauty and historic charm of the glacially-carved valley south of Seneca Lake. Following abandoned railroad
Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve
Cedar Key, FL
Twelve natural communities provide splendid opportunities for wildlife observation along miles of trails. Located five miles east of Cedar Key, the reserve is over 5,000 acres with much to explore. I
Cedar Rock State Park - Lowell and Agnes Walter Estate
Independence, IA
When Iowa businessman Lowell Walter died in August of 1981, he and his wife, Agnes, left their dream home, Cedar Rock, to the Iowa Conservation Commission and the people of Iowa. Designed by the famed
Champoeg State Heritage Area
St Paul, OR
Champoeg State Heritage Area features a rare combination of history, nature, and recreation. Situated south of Newburg along the scenic Willamette River, Champoeg's forests, fields, and wetlands recre
Chandler State Wayside
Lakeview, OR
Take a break from the open road and pull into this uncharacteristically wooded area. Have a spot of lunch alongside a cool stream or rest in the shade of large Ponderosa pine. The park has picnic tabl
Charles River Reservation
Boston, MA
This 20-mile reservation stretches along the Charles River and offers plenty of activities, from picnics and playgrounds to sports fields, boating, and bike paths.
Charles River Reservation
Boston, MA
This 20-mile reservation stretches along the Charles River and offers plenty of activities, from picnics and playgrounds to sports fields, boating, and bike paths.
Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area
Chesterfield, NH
Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area spans 13 acres. It offers great opportunities for hiking as you explore the footpaths along the gorge and enjoy the scenic views.
Chestnut Hill Reservation
Brighton, MA
Enjoy a walk, jog, or bike ride on the 1.5 mile paved trail around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir. Visit the Riley Rink and Pool for summer and winter recreation.
Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
Haines, AK
The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve was created by the State of Alaska in June of 1982. The preserve was established to protect and perpetuate one of the world's largest concentration of Bald Eagle
Chugach State Park
Anchorage, AK
Chugach State Park's 495,000 acres of forests, lakes, mountains and valleys are at Anchorage's doorstep - and the welcome mat is out. Just a 20-minute drive from downtown places you on the edge of a t
City Of Rocks National Reserve
Almo, ID
On his way to California in 1849, emigrant James F. Wilkens described the dramatic geological area he encountered as “City of Rocks.” The name remains, as well as hundreds of pioneer inscriptions, wag
Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island
Cloverdale, OR
The Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island is a remarkable place. A virtually untouched coastal estuarine ecosystem, it is bounded by the Sand Creek estuary. This is critically valuable habita
Cline Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
Redmond, OR
On the banks of the Deschutes River lies a quaint rest area that provides plenty of shade for picnickers. An ideal place to stop for a break, lunch or simply to relax in the warm sun. The park provide
Coeur d' Alene Parkway State Park
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Walkers, hikers, and cyclists of all ages love Coeur d’Alene Lake Parkway State Park. Spend the day on foot, on a bike or on the half-mile long beach. The paved parkway lies along the north shore of L
Columbia Plateau State Park Trail
Washtucna, WA
Looking for an active road trip adventure? Get out your mountain or hybrid bike, pack your hiking boots and plan to visit a little-known Washington treasure. The 3,876-acre, 130-mile Columbia Platea
Conesus Lake Boat Launch
Livonia, NY
Conesus Lake Boat Launch provides boaters with access to a day on the water and excellent fishing. The area also has picnic facilities and a comfort station. Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are all
Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest Recreation Program
Pittsburg, NH
Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest Recreation Program: The State of New Hampshire, in cooperation with The Forestland Group, provides high quality recreational opportunities that are consiste
Constitution Beach Park
Boston, MA
Constitution Beach is one of Boston's hidden waterfront gems. Take a swim or head over to the athletic fields. You can see planes flying from Logan Airport and ships sailing through Boston Harbor.
Constitution Convention Museum State Park
Port St Joe, FL
The Constitution Convention Museum highlights Florida's first constitution, which was drafted in the town of St. Joseph. The town of St. Joseph, which lasted only nine years, was a boomtown in 1835
Coquille Myrtle Grove State Natural Site
Myrtle Point, OR
Coquille Myrtle Grove will bring out the Huckleberry Finn in you. Located along the Powers Highway, this secluded swimming hole has a shaded myrtlewood grove near the parking area and a sandy beach al
Crawford County Fish and Wildlife
Hutsonville, IL
Being roughly bisected from east to west by Hutson Creek, the area is generally rolling. South of the creek is more steeply rolling, and forms a bluff. About 100 acres of bottomland are located adjace
Crawford State Park Heritage Site
Metaline Falls, WA
Crawford State Park feels like it's at the end of the earth, and its star attraction, Gardner Cave, feels like the center of the earth. Tucked away in the northeast corner of Washington, near the U.S
Crown Point State Scenic Corridor
Corbett, OR
Millions of visitors driving along I-84 through the Columbia River Gorge zip right below the famous building atop a cliff near Exit 22. This rocky promontory perched 693 feet above the Columbia River
Crystal River Archaeological State Park
Crystal River, FL
A National Historic Landmark, this 61-acre, pre-Columbian site has burial mounds, temple/platform mounds, a plaza area and a substantial midden. The six-mound complex is one of the longest continuous
Cutler Park Reservation
Needham, MA
This 600-acre park protects the largest freshwater marsh on the middle Charles River. This park is a great spot for birdwatchers, and it also features eskers, or riverbeds formed inside a glacier; dru
Darlingtonia State Natural Site
Florence, OR
Darlingtonia State Natural Site is the only Oregon state park property dedicated to the protection of a single plant species. Concurrently, the plants it protects are the only carnivorous flora in the
Deans Cove Boat Launch
Romulus, NY
Dean's Cove Boat Launch is a boat launch site, including power boats, with fishing access. No other facilities. Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sig
Deep Creek North & South Scenic Overlooks
Ninilchik, AK
Deep Creek South Day Use Area is located at mile 136.9 of the Sterling Hwy. It is used for day use only. These two scenic overlooks provide access to fishing in Deep Creek. Overnight camping is allow
Deer Mountain Campground
Pittsburg, NH
Deer Mountain Campground is located in Connecticut Lakes State Forest, adjacent to the Connecticut River between Second and Third Connecticut lakes and is just five minutes south of the Canadian borde
Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
Gainesville, FL
This National Natural Landmark has attracted curious visitors since the 1880s. In the midst of North Florida's sandy terrain and pine forests, a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep leads down to a minia
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Otter Rock, OR
Surfers and surf watchers energize this area! During winter storms, water from the restless ocean slams with a thundering roar into a hollow rock formation shaped like a huge punch bowl. The surf chur
Diamond Head State Monument
Honolulu, HI
Diamond Head is a volcanic cone on the Hawaiian island of Oahu and is the most popular Hawaii State Park. Hawaiians call it Lēʻahi (brow of the tuna) in reference to the formation’s ridgeline, which r
Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park
Disney, OK
The Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park is comprised of a small creek and plenty of camping spots. Visitors will find shallow, crystal-clear waters perfect for families with young children, as w
Dixon Springs State Park
Golconda, IL
Primarily a recreation site offering swimming, camping & hiking trails. Two parcels offer remote hunting opportunity for archery whitetail hunting. Approximately 265 acres of old field mixed with matu
Dunnellon Trail
Dunnellon, FL
The trail captures the look of the former historic railroad bridges that were built here in the late 1800s. When phosphate was discovered in Dunnellon, it enjoyed its boomtown days that are still cel
Eagle River Nature Center
Anchorage, AK
The Friends of Eagle River Nature Center is a non-profit organization that manages the Nature Center and the surrounding area. The Nature Center is located at mile 12 of Eagle River Road in Eagle Rive
Eagle Rock Boat Launch
Kenai, AK
The Eagle Rock Boat Launch is now run by the State of Alaska Parks and Outdoor Recreation. It lays on a secluded channel of the Kenai River, which makes it an excellent boat launch. Parking is availab
Ellmaker State Wayside
Blodgett, OR
On the highway between Newport and Corvallis, this land works equally well as a highway rest stop and tree preserve. Fruit trees are still found on the south side. Four picnic tables border a spacious
Elm Bank Reservation
Wellesley, MA
There is plenty to see as you walk through this park. Take a hike through the woodlands and find a variety of wildlife. Stroll through the gardens for a glimpse of amazing landscaping.
Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area
Meacham, OR
Near the summit of the Blue Mountains, Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area preserves a site where travelers on the Oregon Trail once replenished their water supplies. Now visitors find a refreshing p
Erratic Rock State Natural Site
McMinnville, OR
This 90-ton rock was deposited during an Ice Age flood. It floated over 500 miles in an iceberg 12,000 to 17,000 years ago, by way of the Columbia River. When the ice melted, the rock was left behind
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon, OR
There is an American Indian legend about this spot. Some say they hear a maiden's voice on the wind, and standing on the cliff overlooking the ocean you can easily pick out the face on Face Rock. Ther
Fahnestock Winter Park
Carmel Hamlet, NY
Situated in the heart of the Hudson Valley, the park is nestled in the 16,000 acre Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park. FWP offers 18 km of machine groomed, tracked and mapped trails for beginning
Father Marquette National Memorial
St Ignace, MI
The Father Marquette National Memorial honors the Jesuit priest who established Michigan's first permanent settlement. Visitors will enjoy an outdoor interpretive trail, picnicking and a panoramic vie
Felburn Park
Crystal River, FL
Felburn Park is an approximately 140-acre property owned by the private nonprofit Felburn Foundation and is leased to the state of Florida to manage as part of the Cross Florida Greenway. The park, lo
Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Key Largo, FL
Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (FKOHT) features more than 90 linear miles of existing trail paved in segments along a planned 106-mile corridor from Key Largo to Key West. From a locally inspir
Forest Capital Museum State Park
Perry, FL
The importance of forestry in Florida dates back to the early 1800s. The museum celebrates that heritage. The heart of the museum is dedicated to longleaf pines and the 5,000 products manufactured fr
Fort Atkinson State Preserve
Fort Atkinson, IA
The story of Fort Atkinson is not the stuff of which legends are made. No famous battles were fought here. No glorious victories or ignoble defeats occurred in its vicinity. No great decisions were ma
Fort Fred Steele
Rawlins, WY
This frontier Army post, which served as a hub for both the military and Wyoming’s lumber and livestock industries, is located just off I-80 at Exit 228. This frontier Army post has a fascinating hist
Fort Phil Kearny Historic Site
Banner, WY
Fort Phil Kearny witnessed the dramatic events of Red Cloud’s War, 1866-1868. Today, the site encompasses 1000 acres, including Fort grounds, two major battlesites, and rich wildlife habitat.
Fort Phoenix State Reservation
Fairhaven, MA
Though one of the smallest state parks, Fort Phoenix offers plenty to see and do. In summer, the main attraction is the beach, which is universally accessible. You might also walk along the hurricane
Fort Revere Park
Hull, MA
Fort Revere Park is a destination for history buffs and picnic lovers. Check out the remains of forts dating back to the American Revolution. You'll also find picnic tables and grills.
Fort Rock Cave
Fort Rock, OR
The Fort Rock Basin has served as a vital part of the Native American lifestyle. Fort Rock Cave is near Fort Rock State Natural Area, and is the site of an archaeological discovery of several 9,000 to
Fort Rock State Natural Area
Fort Rock, OR
Like a desert mirage, this National Natural Landmark rises huge out of the barren, immense flatness of Oregon's high desert. An enormous near-circle of towering jagged rock walls make it seem like a f
Fort Sisseton Historic State Park
Lake City, SD
Named after the nearby Sisseton Indian Tribe, this historic fort is now a picturesque state park that unfolds the area's past. Walk the grounds where the officers' quarters, stone barracks, powder ma
Fort Yamhill State Heritage Area
Grand Ronde, OR
Built in 1856 to regulate the eastern border of the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation, Fort Yamhill represented a time of transition for the people of the Northwest. The fort served to ease tension betwe
Frenchglen Hotel State Heritage Site
Frenchglen, OR
Frenchglen Hotel is a small slice of peace and quiet in southeastern Oregon at the gateway to the mighty Steens Mountain. You don't need to drive to the Sierra Nevada or Montana to get that glorious w
Fults Hill Prairie Nature Preserve
Chester, IL
The 997-acre Fults Hill Prairie State Natural Area is owned and managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Most of this unique natural area was purchased between 1970 and 1976. From the
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail
Gainesville, FL
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail stretches 16 miles from the city of Gainesville's Boulware Springs Park through the Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and other local and state conservation lands.
Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach
Flagler Beach, FL
Gamble Rogers is a small park tucked gently between the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. This 145-acre park located on barrier island is named for Florida folk singer and s
Gardner Memorial Wayside Park
Wilmot, NH
Gardner Memorial Wayside Park is part of Gile State Forest, which spans 6,675 acres. The Wayside includes a memorial to Walter C. Gardner II, whose father established Gile State Forest.
Geisel Monument State Heritage Site
Gold Beach, OR
Within this historic site of a Rogue Indian war skirmish, the park contains the grave sites of the Geisel family. It is a peaceful, secluded picnic area to enjoy, while traveling along Highway 101. A
General James A. Van Fleet State Trail
Polk City, FL
Officially designated as part of Florida's Statewide System of Greenways and Trails and is one of Florida's most rural, paved rail-trails. Also designated as a National Recreation Trail®, the Van Fle
George S. Mickelson Trail
Lead, SD
Imagine a path where the ghosts of Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane still roam; where bicyclists, hikers and horseback riders can explore spruce and ponderosa pine forests; and the very young, the
George W. Joseph State Natural Area
Corbett, OR
Access to George Joseph State Park is possible by using the trail from Latourell Falls and Guy Talbot State Park. A trail leads from the parking lot to the top of lower Latourell Falls. Beyond this po
Golconda Marina
Golconda, IL
Golconda Marina is located in the southeastern portion of Pope County along a scenic stretch of the Ohio River at Golconda. The 274-acre site is a full-service boat marina with 206 slips. The marina s
Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area
Coos Bay, OR
A hidden gem in the dense coastal forests of southwest Oregon, Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area may be hard to find, but it's well worth the 24-mile drive from Highway 101. The final 3-miles
Golden State Heritage Site
Wolf Creek, OR
At its peak, the 19th century mining town of Golden, now a ghost town, was home to 100 people and served as a hub for many others who worked the land in more remote locations. The 1850s mining camp ev
Goldendale Observatory State Park Heritage Site
Goldendale, WA
Fledgling astronomers and night photographers, find your bliss at Goldendale Observatory. Set in the hills above the Columbia River, this unique state park heritage site houses one of the nation’s lar
Goode's Woods Nature Preserve
Modesto, IL
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is responsible for providing outdoor recreational opportunities for the residents of this state. This area is managed by the Department and the Illinois Na
Goose Lake Prairie / Heidecke Lake Deer & Squirrel
Morris, IL
The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for providing quality outdoor recreation opportunities for the residents of the state. Of particular concern is providing safe hunting areas on publi
Granger Stage Station Historic Site
Granger, WY
Granger Stage Station State Historic Site is located in the town of Granger, WY. It was built as a stage station along the Overland Trail in the 1850s. Fort Bridger State Historic Site oversees, maint
Greenbrier River Trail
Marlinton, WV
The Greenbrier River Trail is a 78-mile former railroad now used for hiking, biking and horseback riding. It is the longest trail of its kind in West Virginia. The trail provides many breathtaking vie
Gunpowder Falls
Middle River, MD
Established in 1959 to protect the Gunpowder River and the Big and Little Gunpowder Falls, Gunpowder Falls State Park is now one of Maryland’s largest state parks. Covering over 18,000 acres in Harfor
Gunpowder Falls State Park: Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail
Cockeysville, MD
The Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail follows 19.7 miles of the former the Northern Central Railway (NCR) in northern Baltimore County - from Ashland, Maryland north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania line, passin
H. Cooper Black Jr. Mem. Field Trial & Rec. Area
Cheraw, SC
Covering 7,000 rolling acres of longleaf pine forest and fields, the H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area is the setting for national-level field trial and retriever competitio
H.B. Van Duzer Forest State Scenic Corridor
Otis, OR
Enjoy your drive through this scenic corridor surrounding Highway 18. Along the way, there's a place to pull off, stretch your legs and enjoy a spot of lunch amid a captivating ancient forest. If the
Haddam Island
Haddam, CT
In the Connecticut River at Haddam; Access to this park is by water only. Haddam Island State Park is an undeveloped 14-acre island in the lower Connecticut River in the town of Haddam, Connecticut
Haleki'i-Pihana Heiau State Monument
Wailuku, HI
Halekiʻi-Pihana Heiau State Monument is a 10 acre park containing two important heiau (religious sites) near the mouth of the ʻIao Stream in Wailuku. Halekiʻi and Pihana were associated with important
Hammond Pond Reservation
Newton, MA
Hammond Pond is located in Newton, Mass, just west of Boston that features dozens of trails to hike and interesting rock formations to climb. You can also fish.
Harriet Tubman UGRR
Church Creek, MD
The 17-acre Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center invites visitors to experience Tubman’s world through exhibits that are informative and emotive, providing an in depth und
Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area
Georgetown, IL
Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area is an Illinois state park on 1,104 acres in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States. Part of this area used to be owned by Piankeshaw Council, Boy Scouts of
Hatcher Pass East Management Area
Willow, AK
The 300,000 acre Hatcher Pass Management Area primarily consists of mountainous terrain in the Talkeetna Mountain Range that climb from the 1000 ft. valley floor to summits higher than 6,000 ft. The a
Hatton Canyon Park Property
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
This property is new and not currently available for public use, pending necessary planning, facility development and staffing. Hatton Canyon is a canyon in Carmel Valley, California, USA, preserved
Haw River State Park - The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center
Browns Summit, NC
Located in the northern Piedmont Triad region, picturesque terrain makes Haw River State Park the perfect place to connect with nature. Housed within this natural setting is The Summit Environmental E
Haw River State Park Iron Ore Belt
Greensboro, NC
Located in the northern Piedmont Triad region, picturesque terrain makes Haw River State Park the perfect place to connect with nature. Housed within this natural setting is The Summit Environmental E
Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
San Simeon, CA
La Cuesta Encantada, "The Enchanted Hill" high above the ocean at San Simeon, was conceived by two extraordinary individuals, William Randolph Hearst and architect Julia Morgan. Their collaboration, w
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
Florence, OR
Named for its crowning feature, the iconic Heceta Head Lighthouse, this park also features an historic bed and breakfast, a sheltered beach that's easy to access from the parking lot, and a challengin
Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden
Annapolis, MD
This intimate public garden is conveniently located directly across from the Naval Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis on the grounds of the Tawes State Office Building, headquarters for the Department
Hemlock Gorge Reservation
Newton, MA
This small wild area along the banks of the Charles River in Newton, Mass, just west of Boston, spans 23 acres. Echo Bridge is a major attraction and offers amazing views of the river. Make sure you c
Henderson County Conservation Area
Keithsburg, IL
Henderson County Conservation Area, which includes Gladstone Lake, offers a variety of recreational facilities. The 27-acre lake has a shoreline of 1.5 miles and a maximum depth of 25 feet. The area,
Hennepin Canal State Trail
Sheffield, IL
The Hennepin Canal State Trail is an ideal destination for a relaxing day of picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing and old fa​shioned​ family fun. There are plenty of picnic tables along the 104.5-mile
Heritage Landing (Deschutes)
The Dalles, OR
Heritage Landing is a popular boat launch and day use area. It provides access to the Deschutes and Columbia Rivers. This is where river guides meet their clients, families gather to head out onto the
Hickory Knob State Resort Park
McCormick, SC
Along the rolling, wooded shoreline of the 71,000-acre Strom Thurmond Reservoir, sits Hickory Knob, a full-service, lakeside South Carolina golf resort and remote state park all rolled into one. Tuck
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
Hood River, OR
Visitors can enjoy stunning views of the Columbia River Gorge from the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. The trail comprises three disconnected paved paths along stretches of historic Highw
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Bridge of the Gods Trailhead
Cascade Locks, OR
The Bridge of the Gods Trailhead in Cascade Locks marks the east end of the 5.5-mile Bonneville Segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail that connects with John B. Yeon trailhead. T
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead
Cascade Locks, OR
The Toothrock Trailhead provides access to the 5.5-mile Bonneville Segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Head west 1 mile to John B. Yeon trailhead. The trail crosses to the nor
Historic Governors' Mansion
Cheyenne, WY
As the first residence provided for governors and their families, the Wyoming Historic Governors' Mansion takes pride in our mission to preserve and interpret the history of the people who lived here
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Mackinaw City, MI
This park offers an example of life in the 1700's as the industrial age began to alter saw mills across northern Michigan. The Mackinac Island Historic Parks web site, includes more detailed informati
Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail
Coalville, UT
Weaving its way from Park City to Echo Reservoir, this 28-mile, non-motorized trail provides a close-up view of area wildlife and wildflowers. Explore the trail on foot, mountain bike, skis, or horseb
Hoffman Memorial State Wayside
Myrtle Point, OR
Hoffman Memorial Myrtle Grove is a shaded glen canopied with spectacular myrtlewood trees. There's no drinking water at the park. The myrtlewood tree is a relative of the bay laurel. Many people cook
Honey Creek Resort
Moravia, IA
Honey Creek Resort State Park is a premier destination resort, offering quality accommodations, vacation amenities and a beautiful natural setting. Located on the shore of Rathbun Lake in south- ce
Horseneck Beach State Reservation
Westport, MA
Swim and camp at one of the most popular beaches in Massachusetts. Located at the western end of Buzzard's Bay, the 2-mile long beach is also great for bird watching.
Horseshoe Lake Alexander County
Miller City, IL
As you explore the Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area, you may be reminded of the Deep South. The charm of bald cypress, tupelo gum, swamp cottonwood trees and wild lotus makes the recreational
Horseshoe Lake-Gabaret, Mosenthein, & Chouteau Island
Pontoon Beach, IL
One mile west of Granite City in Madison County. The state property is located in three parcels west of the Chain of Rocks canal and adjoining the Mississippi River. This area is a satellite of the Ho
Houghton's Pond Recreation Area
Milton, MA
Houghton’s Pond is located within Blue Hills Reservation. Swim, fish, or relax form the 24-acre pond and accessible beach. Follow trails for hiking, biking, or horseback riding.
Hudson River Park
New York, NY
Hudson River Park runs four miles along Manhattan’s west side attracting over 17 million visits each year. The Park provides an oasis for New Yorkers and visitors alike with a variety of recreational
Hulihe'e Palace
Kailua-Kona, HI
The Hulihe‘e Palace, located in Kailua-Kona, was once a summer vacation home for Hawaiian royalty, today Hulihe‘e Palace is a museum showcasing the impressive residence, along with furniture and artif
Illinois and Michigan Canal State Trail
Morris, IL
History buffs, nature lovers and sportsmen will thrill to the sights and sounds of the 96-mile route of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Along its banks are numerous state parks, restored historical s
Illinois Caverns
Waterloo, IL
The natural beauty that characterizes Illinois is more than skin deep, some of the state's most significant and scenic wonders lie far beneath the surface -- in Illinois caves. With more than 100 reco
Ilo Dillin State Habitat Area
Armington, IL
The Ilo Dillin State Habitat Area is located is southeastern Tazewell County, approximately 5 miles southwest of Minier, IL or 3 miles northwest of Armington, IL. Hunter access parking area is located
Indian Lodge
Fort Davis, TX
With its white adobe walls, historic aura, and refreshing pool, Indian Lodge is a welcome oasis in West Texas. Explore the natural beauty of the Davis Mountains by day, and relax in your comfortable r
Iron Horse State Park Trail
North Bend, WA
From the densely forested Cascades to the scablands carved by the Ice Age floods, Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail gives hikers, cyclists and, in some places, equestrians a taste of Washington’s d
Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area - Gilbert
Gilbert, MN
Come and experience Minnesota's premier off-highway vehicle recreation area, located in Gilbert. With 36 miles of OHV trails, whether you ride an ATV, an OHM, or an ORV, there is something for you!
Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site
Joseph, OR
Set amidst the stunning backdrop of the Wallowa Mountains, the entire area is part of the ancestral homeland of the Nez Perce Tribe, and is a sacred place to the Nez Perce Tribe, the Confederated Trib
Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center
Nazareth, PA
Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center encompasses 1,168 acres of forests, fields, and creeks, which provide a wealth of recreational and educational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy exhibits at t
Jasper Point (Prineville Reservoir)
Prineville, OR
Jasper Point campground is one of two campgrounds at Prineville Reservoir State Park. Small and quiet, the park has 27 first-come, first-served campsites with electricity and water hook ups. The lake
Jennings Environmental Education Center
Slippery Rock, PA
Jennings Environmental Education Center is one of several state parks specifically dedicated to providing environmental education and recreational programs to the community. A variety of programs that
John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor
Cascade Locks, OR
John B. Yeon is a parking area and trailhead for hikes to two of the most beautiful and secluded waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge: Elowah Falls and McCord Creek Falls. The trailhead also marks
Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area
Halifax, PA
Straddling Peters Mountain, the 803-acre Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area is dominated by large hardwood trees. This large block of nearly unbroken forest is a haven for wildlife like forest warb
Jug End State Reservation & Wildlife Management Area
Egremont, MA
1,158-acre Jug End offers some of the best scenic views of the Berkshires. In addition to having its own trails, Jug End also offers access to and parking for the Appalachian Trail.
Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park
Chattanooga, TN
The Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, a Tennessee scenic hiking trail, became Tennessee’s 53rd state park in 1998. It is Tennessee’s first linear park, cutting through 1
Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline
Honolulu, HI
Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline has great views of the Oahu coastline and the Makapuʻu Lighthouse. The Makapuʻu Lighthouse Trail is two miles (round trip). There’s no restrooms or water available, so com
Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site
John Day, OR
A Chinese medical clinic, general store, community center and residence, Kam Wah Chung gives you an incomparable glimpse into the past. This remarkable site, a National Historic Landmark, is located i
Kaumahina State Wayside
Haiku, HI
Kaumahina State Wayside is a scenic area rest area where you can picnic where you can see the Maui coastline.
Kenai River Special Management Area
Kenai, AK
Kenai River Special Management Area is Alaska’s largest sport fishery, world renowned for its record-sized Chinook salmon. The Kenai River is an angler’s paradise, boasting all five species of Pacific
Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
Carlisle, PA
Kings Gap Environmental Education Center's unique attractions are its mountainous terrain, extensive forest, and panoramic views, which may be experienced while driving the winding road to the mansion
Kinney Point State Park Property
Marrowstone, WA
You'll know you've arrived at Kinney Point when you see the kayak rack. This unique "parking" feature invites you to pull in, hang up your kayak and play! This Marrowstone Island park property is onl
Klickitat State Park Trail
Lyle, WA
Pump up your bike tires, lace up your hiking boots and set out on Washington's southernmost rail-trail. The Klickitat Trail runs 31 miles through stunning Columbia River Gorge country between Lyle an
Kohala Historical Sites State Monument
Hawi, HI
Kohala Historical Sites State Monument, located in North Kohala, is home to two important historical sites, Mo’okini Heiau and Kamehameha the Great’s birthplace. A National Historic Landmark, Mo’okini
Koreshan State Historic Site
Estero, FL
Take a journey back in time at Koreshan State Park and learn about an eccentric pioneer group. Koreshan State Park offers a window into the lives of a unique and eccentric pioneer group that made its
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