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Clinton Reservoir Tract Hiking Fishing Hunting

Gray Court, SC 29645 (136.009 miles)

Clinton Reservoir and Lake Austin both provide fishing opportunities for bass, bream, crappie and catfish. Near the upper end of both waterbodies, waterfowl often concentrate and opportunities exist for waterfowl hunting. The forested areas adjacent to the lakes provide good habitat for deer, wild turkey and small game species such as squirrel.

Official Website: Clinton Reservoir Tract

Gray Court Tract WMA Hiking Hunting

Gray Court, SC 29645 (136.009 miles)

Although this area is very small, it provides good hunting opportunities for wildlife species such as white-tailed deer and small game species like squirrel, rabbit and bobwhite quail. Furbearers such as raccoon, fox, coyote and bobcat also can be found on the tract.

Official Website: Gray Court Tract WMA

Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Ninety-Six, SC 29666 (136.527 miles)

The park occupies a series of peninsulas on Lake Greenwood, which itself offers 212 miles of shoreline and 11,400 acres of boating and fishing opportunities year-round.

Official Website: Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Cataloochee, NC 28785 (137.698 miles)

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.

Official Website: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

House Mountain SP Hiking

Knox County Department of Parks and Recreation, TN 37919 (139.369 miles)

House Mountain is a 500-acre natural area located in Knox County approximately eight miles from Knoxville. It is cooperatively managed under a lease agreement with the State by the Knox County Department of Parks and Recreation. The 2,100-foot crest of House Mountain provides significant vistas where visitors may scan the parallel ranges of the Unakas and Cumberlands some 30 miles away, or look northeast at the adjacent Clinch Mountain, and across the valley where the Trail of the Lonesome Pine may some day lead north into Virginia.

Official Website: House Mountain SP

Sprit Creek Educational Forest Hiking Biking

Hephzbah, GA 30815 (139.381 miles)

located in Richmond Co GA this is an excellent Forest to visit and learn about forest management, wildlife, and other outdoor activities

Official Website: Sprit Creek Educational Forest

Rickwood Caverns Camping

Warrior, AL 35180 (140.832 miles)

Experience the thrill of Rickwood's miracle mile of underground caverns! The 260 million-year-old limestone formations, blind cave fish and underground pool are just a few of the natural wonders exhibited in the colorful cavern. The park features an Olympic-size swimming pool, snack bar, picnic area, large and small picnic shelter, hiking trails, playground, campground and gift shop. Rickwood Caverns is a recognized member of the National Caves Association, and offers more than a mile of living geology. The caverns themselves were water-formed during the Mississippian period over 260 million years ago. Rickwood Caverns still contains active "living formations," as mineral-laden water droplets build colorful structures and flowstones. Rickwood Cave reveals that it was carved from an ocean bed - shell fragments and fossils of marine life are clearly visible along the cavern ceiling and walls. Many curiosities are featured on guided tours of the "miracle mile" at Rickwood Caverns State Park.

Official Website: Rickwood Caverns

Sumter National Forest-Long Cane Ranger District Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Edgefield, SC 29824 (141.359 miles)

The Sumter National Forest consists of three ranger districts (Enoree, Long Cane and Andrew Pickens) that comprise nearly 371,000 acres. It is unlike many forests in that its three ranger districts share no contiguous boundaries.

Official Website: Sumter National Forest-Long Cane Ranger District

Georgia Veterans State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Cordele, GA 31015 (141.967 miles)

Located in South Central GA this Park was established to honor U.S. Veterans and features a museum with items from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War

Official Website: Georgia Veterans State Park

Rock Island SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Rock Island, TN 38581 (143.352 miles)

The scenic beauty of this wooded park is dominated by the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River - an imposing limestone gorge (called a gulf in southern culture). It provides scenic overlooks, waterfalls and deep pools for fishing, rock-hopping and exploring. Located at the confluence of the Collins and Caney Fork Rivers, this 883-acre park has a natural sand beach on Center Hill Reservoir. Historic features of the park include a 19th century textile mill and one of Tennessee's early hydroelectric plants.

Official Website: Rock Island SP