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Fort Tilden

Fort Tilden -- part of Gateway National Recreation Area -- was established in 1917 as a U.S. Army Coast Artillery Post. Along with Forts Hancock and Wadsworth, it protected the entrance to New York Harbor from naval attack during World War I and World War II. During the ...

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Floyd Bennett Field

Floyd Bennett Field -- part of Gateway National Recreation Area -- was opened as New York City's first municipal airport on May 23, 1931. Throughout the 1930s, it was the departure point of many important first and record breaking flights, including those of Amelia Earhart and Howard Hughes, which ...

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Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge -- part of Gateway National Recreation Area -- is the only wildlife refuge in the national park system. Located in Queens, New York City, the refuge contains diverse habitats including salt marsh, upland field and woods, several fresh and brackish water ponds and an open ...

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I was given a South Florida National Parks Guide at Sports Authority, do you have one for Central Florida?
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Unfortunately we don't have that guide in printed format.  You can explore all parks in the area on this site by clicking on the state and then zoom in.  All public lands (not just national parks) will be there.

Travel well!

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Baxter State Park

Baxter State Park is a large wilderness area permanently preserved as a state park, located in Piscataquis County in north-central Maine. The Park was established by 28 donations of land, in Trust, from Park donor Percival P. Baxter between the years of 1931 and 1962, eventually creating a Park ...

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Catskill Park

New York's Catskill Mountains include one of the largest and most complex natural areas in the East - on par with the West's Yellowstone National Park. Round, forested mountains; narrow, winding valleys; rushing streams and rivers are features that attract many to the 600,000 acres of the Catskill ...

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Adirondack Park

Encompassing one-third of the total land area of New York State, the Adirondack Park is unique in the United States. Within its boundaries are vast forests and rolling farmlands, towns and villages, mountains and valleys, lakes, ponds and free-flowing rivers, private lands and public forest. The Adirondacks are known for ...

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I know the NPS hires thru USAjobs but i was wondering is there a way to network with Rangers/parks to hear about jobs and get information.
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Canoeing and Rafting The river is open to canoeing whenever the water level is high enough. Fishing Fishing in the Pecos River is best from fall through spring, when the river is stocked with rainbow trout, and German brown trout. Hiking The park has two maintained hiking trails. The Canyon Trail is a 2.5-mile ...

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The USGS administers the Golden Eagle Pass, and will have a complete list of where they are sold.  You can go online and order one at www.parkpass.net, or get in touch with USGS ordering line directly at 888-275-8747, ext. 1, or email them at fedrecpass@usgs.gov

Enjoy your park travels, in Illinois and anywhere else you go!

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