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Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Seven Springs, NC 28578 (195.834 miles)

At the turn of the century visitors flocked to the area. They drank mineral water from local springs to cure their ills and they took riverboat excursions to the cliffs. Things have changed since then, however, the cliffs remain virtually unaltered, standing as a journal of the geological and biological history of the land. Look down this spectacular formation to the river far below, now protected within the boundaries of Cliffs of the Neuse State Park.

Official Website: Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

Fall lake State Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Wake Forest, NC 27587 (196.780 miles)

Hours of relaxation await you at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Falls Lake is a great way to escape urban life. With a 12,000-acre lake and 26,000 acres of woodlands, Falls Lake State Recreation Area offers a choice of recreation areas.

Official Website: Fall lake State Recreation Area

Hungry Mother Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Marion, VA 24354 (197.870 miles)

Long a family favorite known for its beautiful woodlands and placid 108- acre lake in the heart of the mountains.

Official Website: Hungry Mother

General Coffee State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback

Nicholls, GA 31554 (199.897 miles)

One of South GA best kept secerts this park is known for interpretation of agricutrual history. Kids enjoy feeding the farm animals including goats,sheep,chickens, donkeys and many more

Official Website: General Coffee State Park