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Tuskegee National Forest Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Tuskegee, AL 36083 (128.518 miles)

Tuskegee National Forest lies in the east central part of the state west of Auburn, in Macon County.  Tuskegee National Forest topography is level to moderately sloping, broad ridges with stream terraces and broad floodplains.

Official Website: Tuskegee National Forest

James L Mason WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Biking

Clarks Hill, SC 29821 (130.224 miles)

In 1989, James L. Mason bequeathed 1,999 acres to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources to be used in perpetuity for wildlife management and outdoor recreation. Mr. Mason and his wife are buried in the family cemetery located on the property.

Official Website: James L Mason WMA

Tims Ford SP Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Winchester, TN 37398 (130.938 miles)

Located on the Tims Ford Reservoir in the rolling hills of southern middle Tennessee, is an outstanding recreational area and fishing paradise. Long before the construction of Tims Ford Dam on the headwaters of the Elk River, the area was used extensively by the Indians as a hunting and fishing territory. The 10,700-acre Tims Ford Lake is one of the most picturesque in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing and recreational lakes in the Southeast.

Official Website: Tims Ford SP

Paris Mountain State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Greenville, SC 29609 (131.474 miles)

Once a rural retreat, the mountainside park now is a treasured green space in the fast-growing Greenville area. Bicyclists, hikers, picnickers and groups using Camp Buckhorn keep the park busy year-round. Summer is peak time for fishing, and swimming, in the park lakes

Official Website: Paris Mountain State Park

Jones Gap State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Marietta, SC 29661 (132.004 miles)

Wild trout, including the rare, native brookie. Several thousand different plant and animal species. The unforgettable peace and repose of a deep mountain cove. It’s all at Jones Gap State Park.

Official Website: Jones Gap State Park

Providence Canyon State Park Hiking Camping

Lumpkin, GA 31815 (132.107 miles)

Known as Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" located in SW GA

Official Website: Providence Canyon State Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (132.530 miles)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a myriad of activities for you to enjoy. The hardest part may be choosing which auto tour, trail, waterfall, overlook, or historic area to explore! Your choices include: an auto tour, a bicycle ride through Cades Cove, a backpacking adventure or opt for a tamer excursion in one of the park's developed campgrounds, fishing- anglers can match their skills against wily brook, brown, and rainbow trout on over 700 miles of fishable streams in the park, hiking on over 800 miles of trails, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing. Call (865) 436-1200 for more information.

Official Website: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing

Travelers Rest, SC 29690 (133.510 miles)

Preserve offers a 1.25-mile hiking trail that traverses a diversity of habitats. The habitats range from grassy fields to brushy fields to upland pine-hardwoods to bottomland hardwoods. Visitors can see grasshopper sparrows, blue grosbeaks, indigo buntings, bluebirds, cardinals and quail

Official Website: Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve Hiking

Travelers Rest, SC 29690 (133.510 miles)

Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve comprises 120 acres and contains Poinsett Bridge, a 183-year-old arched stone bridge named for Joel R. Poinsett. It is believed to be the oldest surviving bridge in South Carolina.

Official Website: Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve

Monte Sano State Park Hiking Camping Biking

Huntsville, AL 35801 (135.845 miles)

Monte Sano, Spanish for “Mountain of Health,” rises more than 1,600 feet above sea level. With the developments of the CCC in the 1930s came 11 stone cabins, which are still used today, picnic area and pavilions, and a stone lodge, which was destroyed by fire in 1947. February 2004 marked the completion of the reconstruction of the Monte Sano Lodge. Today all of these features are still in use and include the addition of three new cabins, one new pavilion and a campground with 89 improved camping sites.

Official Website: Monte Sano State Park