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Lakepoint Resort State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Eufaula, AL 36027 (148.399 miles)

This picturesque 1,220 acre park is located on the banks of 45,000 acre Lake Eufaula, otherwise known as the “Bass Capital” of The World”. The park has a lodge, convention center, modern campground, vacation cabins and lakeside cottages, picnic areas, 18-hole golf course and a marina complete with launch facilities and boat slips.

Official Website: Lakepoint Resort State Park

Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge

Eufaula, AL 36027 (148.399 miles)

The Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1964 through community support and in cooperation with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. It is located on both banks of the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia. Named after the city of Eufaula, the refuge offers a variety of wetland and upland habitats for diverse fauna. A prominent feature of the abundant wetlands is Lake Eufaula (Walter F. George Reservoir) and several feeder streams. The refuge's primary purpose is to provide habitat for wintering waterfowl, other migratory birds and resident species; to provide habitat and protection for endangered or threatened species; and to provide wildlife oriented recreational opportunities for the public. The "Blue Goose" symbolizes the national system of refuges established for the conservation and management of fish, wildlife and plants in the United States for the benefit of present and future generations. Eufaula Refuge is one of 550 refuges nationwide. Each one provides a unique piece of a puzzle, securing the necessary habitats needed to protect plants, animals and provide outdoor recreation.

Official Website: Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge

Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

Beech Island, SC 29842 (148.563 miles)

The plantation home, completed in 1859, and iconic lane of 145-year-old magnolia trees are highlights of the site. So is the view of the Savannah River valley from the top floor of the Greek Revival house. Admiring the heirloom garden and picnicking on the expansive lawn also are favorite activities at the park.

Official Website: Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

Belfast Wildlife Mgt. Area Fishing Hunting

Kinards, SC 29335 (150.508 miles)

Wildlife game species present include deer, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, dove, quail and raccoon. Other furbearer species found here include fox, bobcat and coyote. Many songbirds, raptors, reptiles and amphibians occur on the area. Plants in hardwood drains include most species common to the piedmont.

Official Website: Belfast Wildlife Mgt. Area

Burgess Falls SP Hiking Fishing Boating

Sparta, TN 38583 (151.051 miles)

Burgess Falls State Natural Area, located in Middle Tennessee, lies on the eastern edge of Tennessee's Highland Rim adjacent to the Cumberland Plateau and is noted for its natural beauty. Sheer bluffs, narrow ridges, rolling water and abundant mixed forest, characterize this area. The Falling Water River drops approximately 250 feet, providing numerous waterfalls, breathtaking scenery and overlooks. The park is home to over 300 species trees and plants and an abundance of wildlife. Park visitors can visit the large Native Butterfly Garden located adjacent to the upper parking lot.

Official Website: Burgess Falls SP

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Hunting

Landrum, SC 29356 (151.909 miles)

The preserve is a Wildlife Management Area, allowing hunting in accordance with WMA regulations and features a 144-acre area open only to archery hunting, called the Glassy Mountain Archery Only Area. The remaining 1,742 acres are in regular WMA. Species typically hunted on the property include bear, deer, squirrel and turkey.

Official Website: Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Asheville, NC 28803 (153.806 miles)

217 miles of Parkway in VA. 252 miles in NC. Drive a while, stop a while. Links two national parks.

Official Website: Blue Ridge Parkway

Crackerneck Wildlife Mgt Area & Ecological Reserve Hiking Fishing Hunting Biking Horseback Boating

Jackson, SC 29831 (153.857 miles)

The 10,470-acre Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area & Ecological Reserve is owned by the U. S Dept.of Energy and managed for them by the, SC Dept of Natural Resources (SCDNR). The area is open only during designated dates & times and public access is tightly controlled. The area offers diverse recreational opportunities for hunting, fishing and non-consumptive uses.

Official Website: Crackerneck Wildlife Mgt Area & Ecological Reserve

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Decatur, AL 35603 (154.151 miles)

Wheeler NWR, located along the Tennessee River between Huntsville and Decatur, was established in 1938 to provide habitat for wintering and migrating birds. Considered the easternmost Refuge in the Mississippi flyway, this 35,000 acre Refuge attracts thousands of wintering waterfowl each year and supports the southernmost and Alabama's only significant concentration of wintering Southern James Bay Canada geese. It also serves as winter habitat for the State's largest duck population. In addition to migratory birds, the Refuge hosts 115 species of fish, 74 species of reptiles and amphibians, 47 species of mammals, and 285 different species of songbirds. The Refuge is also home to 10 federally listed endangered or threatened species.

Official Website: Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Key Cave Natioonal Wildlife Refuge Hunting

Decatur, AL 35603 (154.151 miles)

Key Cave NWR, located about 5 miles southwest of Florence, Alabama, was established in 1997 to ensure the biological integrity of Key Cave. Key Cave has been designated as critical habitat for the endangered Alabama cavefish (Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni) and as a priority one maternity cave for the endangered gray bat (Myotis grisescens). The cave is on the northern shore of Pickwick Lake in a limestone karst area that contains numerous sinkholes and several underground cave systems. The area’s sinkholes are an integral component of groundwater recharge to the cave. The area directly north of Key Cave was identified as a potential high hazard risk area for groundwater recharge and this is where the 1,060-acre Refuge was established.

Official Website: Key Cave Natioonal Wildlife Refuge