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Joe Wheeler State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Rogersville, AL 35652 (176.862 miles)

Joe Wheeler State Park, located on Wheeler Lake, offers something for everyone; a resort lodge, a restaurant, cabins, camping, fishing, golf, tennis, swimming, convention/banquet facilities, transient slips and a marina. Whether you're looking for a place to spend the weekend or a place to have the perfect wedding, Joe Wheeler State Park can be your dream destination. From small church groups to large conventions, our experienced staff can make your special occasion organized and stress free. Located in Northwest Alabama, two miles west of Rogersville, off U.S. Highway 72, the park is approximately 50 miles west of Huntsville and 27 miles east of Florence. Interstate 65 and Athens are 22 miles east of the park.

Official Website: Joe Wheeler State Park

Stones River National Battlefield Hiking

Murfreesboro, TN 37129 (177.222 miles)

The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here. Stones River National Battlefield contains a unique habitat found only in middle Tennessee. Cedar glades with shallow soil and harsh conditions are home to twelve specially adapted plant species including the endangered Tennessee coneflower and Pyne’s ground plum. Hiking trails are available. For more information call (615) 893-9501.

Official Website: Stones River National Battlefield

Standing Stone State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Hilham, TN 38570 (177.624 miles)

his Forest had its beginning in lands purchased by the Resettlement Administration and deeded to the State in 1955. It became a State Forest in 1961. It is located on the Eastern Highland Rim in Overton and Clay Counties. The forest is approximately 20 miles north of Cookeville and is bisected by State Route 136. The majority of lands were eroded and degraded due to extensive row cropping and poor farming practices. The forested areas had been subjected to heavy timber cutting, high grading, and frequent fires.

Official Website: Standing Stone State Forest

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Hiking Camping Horseback

Greeneville, TN 37743 (177.721 miles)

This 2,158-mile footpath runs from Mount Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia, traversing 14 states. The 293-mile segment in Tennessee traverses the Cherokee National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ascending to the high country of the North Carolina-Tennessee state line. Horseback riding is not permissible in all areas, consult an AT map for specific information. Contact the USFS Office in Greenville, TN at (423) 638-4109 for more information.

Official Website: Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Martha Sundquist State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

LaFollette, TN 37744 (177.939 miles)

This tract of land was purchased in 2001 from International Paper Company (formerly Champion International Corporation), who owned the property since about 1930. Prior to that it belonged to the Lambs Gulf Company and is how the property became known as the “Gulf”. It is the only forest that occurs in the Blue Ridge province. It is located in eastern Tennessee, in Cocke County near the North Carolina-Tennessee border. It is 30-40 miles east of Knoxville.

Official Website: Martha Sundquist State Forest

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Oneida, TN 37841 (177.941 miles)

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities. For more informatin call (423) 286-7275.

Official Website: Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

Kolomoli Mounds Historic State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Blakely, GA 39823 (179.577 miles)

This park located in SW GA is an important archaeological site as well as a scenic recreational area

Official Website: Kolomoli Mounds Historic State Park

Mount Mitchell State Park Hiking Camping

Burnsville, NC 28714 (180.872 miles)

There are a few places in the world that still stand apart from the ordinary. Rising more than a mile high, surrounded by the gentle mist of low-hanging clouds, Mount Mitchell State Park is one of these extraordinary places.

Official Website: Mount Mitchell State Park

Pisgah National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Burnsville, NC 28714 (180.872 miles)

With fantastic vistas, ridges more than 4,000 feet high and whitewater rapids, Pisgah National Forest offers great adventures for all types of outdoor activities.

Official Website: Pisgah National Forest

Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve Hiking

Lexington, SC 29073 (181.769 miles)

Located in Lexington County, South Carolina, the preserve harbors the largest sandstone outcrops in the state, the only waterfall in the coastal plain, a swamp tupelo-evergreen shrub bog and a longleaf pine ecosystem.

Official Website: Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve