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Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is on many serious hiker's bucket list, but the AT also has great day hikes and campgrounds for hikers of all levels.

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History comes to life at this historic park. Plan a national park trip to the scene of the end of the Civil War and experience history with your family.

Bluestone River

Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for plants and animals.

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On April 5, 1856, a child who later called himself Booker T. Washington was born in slavery on this 207-acre tobacco farm.

Fence at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park preserves and interprets key historical sites and the rich cultural heritage of the Shenandoah Valley.

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Known as Freedom's Fortress, Fort Monroe spans the 21st century, from American Indian to Civil War history. Enjoy the park's bird family and green grounds.

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Experience this military park that encompasses four major Civil War battlefields and preserves the historic buildings associated with them.

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers in the states of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland.

The Lyndon Johnson Memorial Grove, just outside Washington, D.C., provides a serene setting to canoe or kayak, hike, picnic, or bird watch.

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Located just outside Washington, D.C. in the Virginia countryside, the site of the Battle of Bull Run features ranger tours and Civil War reenactments.

New River Gorge National River

New River is one of the oldest rivers in the Americas. Located in West Virginia, this white water river flows through deep canyons.

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail expands four southern states and traces the Revolutionary War patriot militia route taken in 1780.

Petersburg National Monument park and grassy plain

Petersburg National Battlefield, which honors the U.S. Colored Troops who fought in the Civil War, is the site of Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender.

Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail network follows the paths explored by George Washington. Hikers, bicyclists, and boaters explore the Chesapeake area.

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Prince William Forest Park, known for its woods and streams, welcomes campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers to learn park history and enjoy events.

cannon against sunset on battlefield

Richmond, Virginia was at the heart of the American Civil War. The Battlefield Park includes the Confederacy's largest hospital and miles of original forts.

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Hiking along the Appalachian Trail, fly-fishing, and rafting are just some of the possible activities in this national park near Washington, D.C.

Theodore Roosevelt Island, dedicated to America's 26th president and great conservationist, is a manmade forest mimicking the former natural landscape.

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