Golfing

Sepulveda Dam

The Sepulveda Dam is a surrounding area, managed by the City of Los Angeles Parks that offers a variety of exciting recreation opportunities. It consists of Balboa Sports Center, Hjelte Sports Center, Lake Balboa/Anthony C. Beilenson Park, Sepulveda Garden Center, Sherman Oaks Castle Park, Woodley Park, Encino Golf Course, ...

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Conchas Lake

Ancient petroglyphs, marine fossils and tales of Spanish Conquistadors mark the past of Conchas Lake. Today, twenty-eight different species of fish, including walleye, large-mouth bass and bluegill await the avid angler while many come to Conchas Lake for boating, water skiing, and swimming. Boating facilities include a marina, boat ...

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Prado Dam

Prado Dam is a hidden rural getaway on the edges of Los Angeles and Orange counties, with 2280 acres of green space acres in the Chino Valley Basin. Here you can enjoy fishing, horseback riding, camping, picnics, golf, shooting and even a dog training facility. Camping sites include tent ...

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Smithville Lake

Within 30 minutes of downtown Kansas City, Smithville Lake offers city and county operated water-related recreation facilities including a regional visitor center and an 36-hole golf course. At normal operational level, the lake covers 7,190 surface acres and 18 miles of the Little Platte Valley from the damsite to ...

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Dexter Lake

22 miles southeast of Eugene, Dexter Lake is a popular recreation area offering year-round fishing, seasonal water skiing, sailing, swimming, picnicking and hunting. The area is also managed for wildlife habitat such as waterfowl, blacktail deer, upland game birds, wintering elk, bald eagles, osprey and many other species. Dexter ...

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Chief Joseph Dam And Rufus Woods Lake

Chief Joseph Dam is the second largest hydropower producing dam in the United States. It is the largest hydropower producing dam operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Alone it produces enough power to supply the whole Seattle metropolitan area. Power produced here is marketed by the Bonneville ...

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Presidio of San Francisco (affiliated area)

Superintendent Name: 
Brian O'Neil
The Presidio of San Francisco served as an army post for three nations for 218 years. Scars of world and local events, military campaigns, the rise of aviation, World Fairs, and earthquakes are scattered throughout the Presidio. Centuries of architecture, a national cemetery, and an historic airfield are ripe for exploration. Relax in the forests and beaches, and admire the spectacular vistas.
Park Acreage: 
73000
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Batteries East & West; Crissy Field; Fort Point; Fort Winfield Scott; Letterman Hospital; The Main Post; San Francisco National Cemetery; Pet Cemetery; World War II Memorial; Golden Gate Promenade; Coastal Trail; Bay Area Ridge Trail; Bay Trail; Anza National Historic Trail
Endangered Species: 
San Francisco Spineflower; Dune Gilia; San Francisco Lessingia; San Francisco Wallflower; San Francisco Campion; San Francisco Owl's Clover; Marin Dwarf Flax; Presidio Clarkia; Raven's Manzanita; Franciscan Thistle; San Francisco Gumplant; Coast Rock Cress
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
San Francisco, CA
Gateway Communities: 
San Francisco, CA
Nearby Airports: 
San Francisco International Airport (SFO); Oakland International Airport (OAK)

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Gateway National Recreation Area

Superintendent Name: 
Lisa Eckert; Barrett Sullivan

Gateway National Recreation abounds with recreational and learning opportunities, ranging from swimming, boating and fishing to team sports, bicycling and nature study. Travel to days of old when you visit the nation’s oldest operating lighthouse, forts that defended America, and sites that trace aviation’s early days. A wildlife refuge, holly forest, ocean dunes and coastal uplands in one, Gateway is a park that you don’t want to miss!

Park Acreage: 
26607
Visitor Count: 
8456456
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
Yes
Park Sights: 
Sandy Hook Lighthouse; Keepers Quarters; Jamaica Bay Institute
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
New York City, NY
Gateway Communities: 
New York City, NY; Jersey City, NJ
Nearby Airports: 
LaGuardia Airport (LGA); John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

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Golfing

With half of the world's golf courses in the United States, what better place to go golfing than in the unspoiled wilderness of a national park?

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Superintendent Name: 
John P. Debo, Jr.
Although Cuyahoga Valley is located near the urban environments of Cleveland and Akron, it remains in a world of its own. Named the "crooked river" by American Indians, the winding Cuyahoga gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands. The park is abound with flora and fauna, gives a sense of times past, and provides a refuge Ohio's residents and visitors to experience recreation and solitude.
Park Acreage: 
32776
Highest Point: 
Metro Point (Metro Parks)
Highest Point Elevation: 
1175 feet
Visitor Count: 
2468816
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Cuyahoga River; Ohio & Erie Canal Townpath
Endangered Species: 
Indian Bat; Piping Plover
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
Akron, OH
Gateway Communities: 
Peninsula, OH; Niles, OH; Hudson, OH; Richfield, OH; Bath, OH; Brecksville, OH
Nearby Airports: 
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE); Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK)

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