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Vogel State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Blairsville, GA 30512 (178.794 miles)

State Park In NE GA Mountians

Official Website: Vogel State Park

Begley WMA Fishing Hunting

Manchester, KY 40962 (180.495 miles)

Begley WMA is the result of a cooperative agreement between Begley Properties, LLC and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Reclaimed surface mined and forested land. Active surface mine sites, deep mines and the coal washing facility are off limits to the public. Owned by Begley Properties, LLC

Official Website: Begley WMA

Burchell-Beech Creek WMA. Fishing Hunting

Manchester, KY 40962 (180.495 miles)

Sloping hills, ridge top flats, narrow valleys primarily in hardwood forests with some overgrown fields in bottoms. No roads within area. Fishing in 34-acre Bert Combs Lake for trout, channel catfish, bass, crappie, bluegill.

Official Website: Burchell-Beech Creek WMA.

Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing

Fort McClellan, AL 36205 (181.292 miles)

Just north of the confluence of the Little Cahaba and Cahaba Rivers to just north of the Piper Bridge in Bibb County about five miles east of West Blocton, AL. Refuge Objectives

Official Website: Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge

Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge Hunting

Fort McClellan, AL 36205 (181.292 miles)

Situated within the Southern Appalachian Mountain Range between Atlanta, Georgia (90 miles) and Birmingham, Alabama (60 miles). The refuge is situated along the rugged landscape of Choccolocco Mountain, one of the highest mountain ridges in Alabama. High elevation vistas (2063 feet ASL) provide an array of beautiful fall colors and breathtaking views of the surrounding region. Hardwood forests along mountain ridges contain species typical of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the north, while slopes and lower elevations are covered by longleaf pine and hardwoods commonly associated with the Coastal Plain.

Official Website: Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge

Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge Hiking

Anniston, AL 36205 (181.292 miles)

the Refuge only consists of 24 acres of bushy vegetation, a 1/4-acre pond known as Thomas Spring lies within the boundary. This spring is vital habitat for the endangered watercress darter. In 1983, a second pond was constructed on the Refuge to provide additional potential habitat. Currently there are four sites in the Birmingham area where the darter is known to occur or has been introduced. Two of these are part of the Refuge. Various under water plant species provide ideal habitat for watercress darters to live and spawn in.

Official Website: Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Millington, TN 38053 (183.923 miles)

Bordering on the mighty Mississippi River, two-thirds of this 13,467-acre park are bottomland hardwood forests of large oak, cypress and tupelo. The park also contains two lakes and many miles of hiking trails. The Meeman Museum and Nature Center is named for Edward J. Meeman, courageous conservation editor of Scripps-Howard newspapers who helped establish this park and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The park maintains a boat ramp on the Mississippi River. Deer, turkey, beaver and some 200 species of birds are abundant.

Official Website: Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Wilderness Road Hiking Camping Biking

Ewing, VA 24248 (184.299 miles)

Offers approximately 200 acres for picnicking, hiking and living history programs.

Official Website: Wilderness Road

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (185.261 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

Talladega National Forest - Shoal Creek District Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback Boating

Heflin, AL 36264 (186.711 miles)

The Talladega National Forest is divided into three Ranger Districts:  Oakmulgee District lies in the central part of the state, south of Tuscaloosa County in Hale, Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Perry, Chilton and Dallas Counties.  The Shoal Creek and Talladega Districts are located in the northeastern part of the state in Cherokee, Calhoun, Cleburne, Talladega and Clay Counties.  The Talladega and Shoal Creek Divisions of Talladega National Forest topography is comprised of upland hills and low mountains with predominantly moderately steep slopes.  Oakmulgee Division of Talladega National Forest consists of level to moderately sloping, broad ridges with stream terraces and broad floodplains.

Official Website: Talladega National Forest - Shoal Creek District