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Greenleaf State Park
Braggs, OK 74423 (172.152 miles)
Greenleaf State Park is one of Oklahoma's original seven state parks and one of its most scenic and family-oriented. The lake cabins and other facilities at Greenleaf State Park were built in the 1930s by the CCC, WPA, and German prisoners-of-war. The original buildings, constructed of native stone, remain a lasting and beautiful tribute to those who built them. Guests will heated fishing dock, amphitheater, nature center, hiking trails and horseshoes, campfire programs, nature hikes, mountain biking, and more. No jet skis or wave runners are allowed on Greenleaf Lake. A children's pond has been stocked with rainbow trout for winter visitors.
Official Website: Greenleaf State Park
John Tully State Forest
Greeneville, TN 38063 (172.419 miles)
John Tully State Forest, acquired on August 29, 2002, was formed from part of a substantial tract of prime forestland and wildlife habitat acquired from Anderson-Tully, a Memphis-based timber manage-ment and lumber company. Funding was provided by a joint effort of the State of Tennessee, the USDA Forest Service's Forest Legacy program, the Nature Conservancy, and various other private sources including the National Wild Turkey Federation, Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation and Wildlife Forever, Inc. John Tully State Forest had been owned by the Anderson-Tully Corporation since 1902, with timber production as the primary objective. Almost the entire state forest area was harvested extensively in the years immediately prior to purchase by the state. In addition, the property has been managed for years by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) as a wildlife management area. As the only state forest representing western Tennessee's physiogeographic region, it is covered in Mississippi River alluvial bottomland hardwoods and holds some of the state's best hunting and fishing lands. It is only the second state forest established in the last half-century.
Official Website: John Tully State Forest
Ripley, TN 38063 (172.419 miles)
Established August 5, 1985, Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge lies in the Lower Mississippi River floodplain along the Chickasaw Bluff in western Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR currently encompasses 25,006 acres and includes the largest block of bottomland hardwood forest in Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR and adjacent lands are known to be important wintering and stop-over areas for a large portion of the Mississippi Flyway mallard population. Under optimum conditions, peak waterfowl numbers may exceed 250,000 including black ducks, gadwall, pintail, teal, wigeon, wood duck, ring-necked duck, and hooded merganser.
Official Website: Chickasaw NWR
Jimmie Davis State Park
Chatham, LA 71226 (172.963 miles)
Northwest Louisana. Camping, cabins, fishing, waterskiing, biking and nature trails
Official Website: Jimmie Davis State Park
Raymond Gary State Park
Ft. Towson, OK 74735 (173.103 miles)
This park is located in southeast Oklahoma on the shores of Raymond Gary Lake. The lake offers fishing, boating, and swimming. Camping and picnic facilities are available, and include RV sites with full hookups, tent sites, group pavilions, comfort stations with showers, a playground, swim beach, and cabin rentals. Six primitive cabins are available, three featuring restrooms and showers. Unlighted boat ramps provide access to the lake, and an ADA accessible fishing dock is also on site. Paddleboats, canoes, and fishing boats are available for rental. Lakefront cabins are available.
Official Website: Raymond Gary State Park
South Stanton, TN 38069 (176.641 miles)
Hatchie NWR includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about four miles south of Brownsville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1964, primarily to provide habitat (food, water and shelter) for migrating and wintering waterfowl.
Official Website: Hatchie NWR
Clayton Lake State Park
Clayton, OK 74536 (178.692 miles)
This 500 acre park provides a restful hideaway and offers a quiet getaway. The park features full service RV sites and tent camping areas, along with primitive cabins, one family-style two bedroom cabin, picnic tables, group picnic shelters, comfort stations with showers, and boat ramps. Clayton Lake State Park is an excellent location for fishing, boating, and ATVs. The park also offers an ADA accessible fishing dock, playground, hiking trails, and swimming beach.
Official Website: Clayton Lake State Park
Caddo Lake State Park
Karnack, TX 75661 (180.536 miles)
Thick bald cypress and a tangle of aquatic plants thrive in the waters at Caddo Lake State Park. Because the vegetation is so lush, much of the lake is really a maze of sloughs, bayous, and ponds. The park affords excellent access to the diverse fishing in Texas. Activities enjoyed include camping, hiking, swimming, picnicking, nature study, fishing, and boating. There are canoe in the park, Jon boat with motor rentals (outside the park about 6 miles away), and pontoon boat tours daily except Wednesday.
Official Website: Caddo Lake State Park
Calhoun County Wildlife Management Area
Calhoun City, MS 38916 (182.441 miles)
Directions: Beginning on the west side of the Square in Calhoun City, go west on CR 306 5.7 miles, turn right onto CR 317, go .75 mile, turn left on CR 308, go .06 mile, turn right onto CR 319, go 4.4 miles to the intersection of CR 321, turn left onto CR 321, to .33 mile to CR 322, turn right onto CR 322, go.25 mile, headquarters on left.
Official Website: Calhoun County Wildlife Management Area
Daingerfield State Park
Daingerfield, TX 75638 (183.261 miles)
Daingerfield State Park is a 506.913-acre recreational area, including an 80-surface-acre lake. The park offers picnicking; camping; boating (5 MPH speed limit); fishing; swimming; hiking; and nature study. Springtime brings breath-taking bouquets throughout the park's rolling hills when dogwoods, redbuds, and wisteria vines burst into bloom. Although northeast Texas is known for pines, each fall the park is a delight as sweetgum, oak, and maple trees produce dazzling shades of red and gold, offering a stark contrast to those famous evergreens. Fish in the lake include crappie, perch, catfish, bass, and chain pickerel.
Official Website: Daingerfield State Park