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Bartlett Reservoir

Bartlett Dam and Lake, Salt River Project, is the closest lake to the Phoenix area on the Verde River. It is 22 miles east of Carefree.Upper Bartlett Lake, Rattlesnake and South Cove recreation sites provide areas for camping with trailers, picnicking, fishing and boating and are open year-round. Trailers ...

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Theodore Roosevelt Lake

Flanked by the desolate Mazatzal and Sierra Anchas mountain ranges, Theodore Roosevelt Lake Reservoir & Dam is an aquatic recreational area--a favorite with bass anglers, water-skiers, and boaters. This is the largest masonry dam on the planet, and the massive bridge is the longest two-lane, single-span, steel-arch bridge in ...

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White Mountains National Recreation Area

Located just an hour's drive from Fairbanks, White Mountains National Recreation Area offers stunning scenery, peaceful solitude, and outstanding opportunities for year-round recreation. This one-million-acre area is used primarily from February to April, when dog-mushers, snowmobilers, and skiers come to take advantage of the winter solitude and northern lights. ...

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New Melones Lake

Each year, approximately 800,000 visitors enjoy the various recreational opportunities at New Melones Lake. Developed facilities are available at Glory Hole and Tuttletown Recreation Areas. Facilities include day use areas, boat launch ramps, more than 300 campsites, hiking, biking and equestrian trails, a visitor center and museum, and miles ...

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Keswick Reservoir

Keswick Dam and reservoir are features of the Central Valley Project - Shasta/Tinity River Divisions. The dam creates a 23,800-acre-foot afterbay for Shasta Lake. Keswick Dam has migratory fish-trapping facilities in conjunction with the Coleman Fish Hatchery, 25 miles downstream on Battle Creek. The salmon and steelhead ...

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Mittry Lake Wildlife Area

Mittry Lake Wildlife Area lies in and adjacent to the floodplain of the Colorado River between Laguna and Imperial Dams. Mittry Lake covers approximately 750 acres, with much of the shoreline covered with cattails and bullrush. Mittry Lake has recently undergone rehabilitation work including marsh dredging, revegetation and fish ...

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Superintendent Name: 
William K. Dickinson

There are a plethora of things to do and see at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Its magnificent lakes cater to boaters, swimmers, sunbathers, and fishermen. Its deserts entertain hikers, wildlife photographers, and roadside sightseers. Thousands of desert plants and animals also live in the park, and have adapted to survive in extreme conditions.

Park Acreage: 
1.49566
Highest Point: 
Spirit Mountain
Highest Point Elevation: 
1320 feet
Visitor Count: 
7777753
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Lake Mead; Lake Mohave; Mojave Desert
Entrance Fees: 
Vehicle (1-5 days): $5.00;
Nearest Major City: 
Las Vegas, NV
Gateway Communities: 
Boulder City, NV; Las Vegas, NV; Lake Las Vegas, NV
Nearby Airports: 
Mc Carran International Airport (LAS)

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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

Superintendent Name: 
Vaughn Baker

For over 9,000 years people have been coming to the powerful Columbia River of Lake Roosevelt National Monument. Once upon a time, the rich fishery of the river was used for survival and prosperity, and today visitors continue to enjoy the river’s recreational opportunities of fishing, camping, hunting and boating. Experience life on the river past and present when you visit Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.

Park Acreage: 
100390
Visitor Count: 
1281586
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
Yes
Park Sights: 
Fort Spokane; Kettle Falls; Columbia Basin; Cascade Mountains
Endangered Species: 
Bald Eagle; Bull Trout; California Bighorn Sheep; American Peregrine
Entrance Fees: 
Campsite: $10.00 per night per site (May 1–September 30),
Nearest Major City: 
Spokane, WA
Gateway Communities: 
Coulee Dam, WA; Elmer City, WA; Grand Coulee, WA; Electric City, WA; Nespelem, WA
Nearby Airports: 
Spokane International Airport (GEG)

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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Superintendent Name: 
Karen Brown
Welcome to Lake Meredith, which lies on the dry and windswept High Plains of the Texas Panhandle. Magnificent 200-foot canyons carved by the Canadian River surround this 10,000-acre reservoir. The lake, contrasting spectacularly with its surroundings, was created to supply water to surrounding cities and to create recreational activities such as fishing, boating, waterskiing, sailing, sail-boarding, scuba diving and swimming. The backcountry surrounding the lake provides areas for hunting, camping, horseback riding, wildlife viewing and hiking.
Park Acreage: 
44977
Highest Point: 
Texas Panhandle
Highest Point Elevation: 
4200 feet
Visitor Count: 
1037610
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
Amarillo, TX
Gateway Communities: 
Fritch, TX; Sanford, TX; Borger, TX; Masterson, TX; Stinnett, TX
Nearby Airports: 
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (AMA)

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Superintendent Name: 
John J. Donahue
Did you know the Delaware watershed provides water for 10% of the nation's population? The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to the Middle Delaware River, which passes for over forty miles between low forested mountains with barely a house in sight. The river then cuts through the mountain ridge to form the famed "Water Gap." Exiting the park, the river runs 200 more miles to Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean at Wilmington, Delaware. Swim, fish, boat, canoe, kayak, raft and tube at the park. The Middle Delaware is one of the cleanest rivers around!
Park Acreage: 
68714
Highest Point: 
Mt. Tammany
Highest Point Elevation: 
1527 feet
Visitor Count: 
5254216
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Delaware River; Historic Wallpack Center; Dutch Mines; Delaware Valley; Old Mine Road; Dingman's Falls; Silver Thread Falls; Raymondskill Falls; Historic Millbrook Village
Endangered Species: 
Bald Eagle
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
Stroudsburg, PA
Gateway Communities: 
Stroudsburg, PA
Nearby Airports: 
Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

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