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National Park Service | Pennsylvania

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
The Allegheny Portage Railroad, first constucted over the Allegheny Mtns., was an inclined plane railroad which operated between 1834-1854. It was considered a technological wonder and played a critical role in opening the interior of the US to trade and settlement.

Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
Canals and railroads-remnants of Northeastern Pennsylvania's prosperous coal age-form the spine of this more than 150-mile Corridor.

Delaware National Scenic River
The section of the Delaware River that is designated the Middle Delaware National Scenic River is 40 miles long and is contained completely within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
The Delaware Water Gap preserves 40 miles of the Delaware River and approximately 70,0000 acres of land along the river's New Jersey & Pennsyvania shores. A one-day auto tour of the park can include waterfalls, rural scenery, and historic Millbrook Village.

Deshler-Morris House

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
This is the 1840s home of Edgar Allan Poe, one of America's finest and most influential writers.

Eisenhower National Historic Site
Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.

Flight 93 National Memorial

Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Colonial troops commanded by 22 year old Colonel George Washington were defeated in this small stockade at the "Great Meadow". This opening battle of the French and Indian War began a seven year struggle between Great Britain and France for control of North America. Great Britain's success in this war helped pave the way for the American Revolution.

Friendship Hill National Historic Site
Friendship Hill National Historic Site preserves the country estate of Albert Gallatin, a Swiss emigrant who served his adopted nation during the early years of the republic. Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations in which he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration.

Gettysburg National Cemetery
It was here during the dedication ceremony on November 19, 1863, that President Abraham Lincoln spoke of "these honored dead..." and renewed the Union cause to reunite the war-torn nation with his most famous speech, the "Gettysburg Address". Today, the Gettysburg National Cemetery is the final resting place for American veterans from all of this country's major wars and conflicts.

Gettysburg National Military Park
Located 50 miles northwest of Baltimore, the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was the site of the largest Civil War battle ever waged in the Western Hemisphere. It was here that President Abraham Lincoln delivered his immortal Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.

Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church was built between 1698 - 1700 and is the oldest church in Pennsylvania. Revolutionary War patriots rest in the churchyard burial ground.

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site is one of the finest examples of a rural American 19th century iron plantation. The buildings include a blast furnace, the ironmaster's mansion, and auxiliary structures.

Independence National Historical Park
Independence National Historical Park is often referred to as the birthplace of our nation. Visitors can see the Liberty Bell, an international symbol of freedom, and Independence Hall, where both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were created.

Johnstown Flood National Memorial
The Johnstown Flood has everything to interest the modern mind: a wealthy resort, an intense storm, an unfortunate failure of a dam, the destruction of a working class city, and an inspiring relief effort. Over 2,209 people died on the day the dam went, and thousands more were injured, in one of the worst disasters in our Nation's history.

New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve
The Pinelands National Reserve includes portions of seven southern New Jersey counties, and encompasses over one-million acres of farms, forests and wetlands. As a United States Biosphere Reserve, the Pinelands also serves as a laboratory for fostering a harmonious relationship between humans and their environment through a program of research.

Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site preserves the era of the steam engine which lumbers back to life. The cinders, grease, oil, steam and people of railroading have returned.

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Thaddeus Kosciuszko, became one of the 18th century's greatest champions of American and Polish freedom. The house at the corner of Third and Pine Streets, where Thaddeus Kosciuszko resided during the winter of 1797-1798, serves as a memorial to his life and accomplishments.

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River stretches 73.4 miles (118.3 km) along the New York-Pennsylvania border and is the longest free-flowing river in the Northeast.

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge National Historical Park commemorates the collective sacrifices and dedication of the Revolutionary War generation.

USDA Forest Service | Pennsylvania

Allegheny Islands Wilderness

Allegheny National Forest

Hickory Creek Wilderness

Pennsylvania State Parks | Pennsylvania

Allegheny Islands State Park

Archbald Pothole State Park

Bald Eagle State Park

Beltzville State Park

Bendigo State Park

Benjamin Rush State Park

Big Pocono State Park

Big Spring State Forest Picnic Area

Black Moshannon State Park

Blue Knob State Park

Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area

Buchanan's Birthplace State Park

Bucktail State Park Natural Area

Caledonia State Park

Canoe Creek State Park

Chapman State Park

Cherry Springs State Park

Clear Creek State Park

Codorus State Park

Colonel Denning State Park

Colton Point State Park

Cook Forest State Park

Cowans Gap State Park

Delaware Canal State Park

Denton Hill State Park

Elk State Park

Erie Bluffs State Park

Evansburg State Park

Fort Washington State Park

Fowlers Hollow State Park

Frances Slocum State Park

French Creek State Park

Gifford Pinchot State Park

Gouldsboro State Park

Greenwood Furnace State Park

Hickory Run State Park

Hills Creek State Park

Hyner Run State Park

Hyner View State Park

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

Jennings Environmental Education Center

Joseph E Ibberson Conservation Area

Kettle Creek State Park

Keystone State Park

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

Kinzua Bridge State Park

Kooser State Park

Lackawanna State Park

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Mountain State Park

Laurel Ridge State Park

Laurel Summit State Park

Lehigh Gorge State Park

Leonard Harrison State Park

Linn Run State Park

Little Buffalo State Park

Little Pine State Park

Locust Lake State Park

Lyman Run State Park

Marsh Creek State Park

Maurice K Goddard State Park

McCalls Dam State Park.

McConnells Mill State Park

Memorial Lake State Park

Milton State Park

Mont Alto State Park

Moraine State Park

Mount Pisgah State Park

Nescopeck State Park

Neshaminy State Park

Nockamixon State Park

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

Norristown Farm Park

Ohiopyle State Park

Oil Creek State Park

Ole Bull State Park

Parker Dam State Park

Patterson State Park

Penn Roosevelt State Park

Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Poe Paddy State Park

Poe Valley State Park

Point State Park

Presque Isle State Park

Prince Gallitzin State Park

Promised Land State Park

Prompton State Park

Prouty Place State Park

Pymatuning State Park

Raccoon Creek State Park

Ralph Stover State Park

Ravensburg State Park

Raymond B Winter State Park

Reeds Gap State Park

Ricketts Glen State Park

Ridley Creek State Park

Ryerson Station State Park

Salt Springs State Park

Samuel S Lewis State Park

Sand Bridge State Park

Shawnee State Park

Shikellamy State Park

Simon B Elliott State Park

Sinnemahoning State Park

Sizerville State Park

Susquehanna State Park

Susquehannock State Park

Swatara State Park

Tobyhanna State Park

Trough Creek State Park

Tuscarora State Park

Tyler State Park

Upper Pine Bottom State Park

Varden Conservation Area

Warriors Path State Park

Whipple Dam State Park

White Clay Creek Preserve

Worlds End State Park

Yellow Creek State Park

US Fish and Wildlife Service | Pennsylvania

Erie National Wildlife Refuge

John Heinz at Tinicum National Wildlife Refuge

US Army Corps of Engineers | Pennsylvania

Allegheny Reservoir

Aylesworth Creek Lake

Beltzville Lake

Blue Marsh Lake

Conemaugh River Lake

Cowanesque Lake

Crooked Creek Lake

Curwensville Lake

Dashields Locks And Dam <Ohio River>

East Branch Clarion River Lake

Emsworth Locks And Dams <Ohio River>

Foster Joseph Sayers Dam

Francis E. Walter Dam

Gray's Landing Locks And Dam

Kettle Creek Lake

Lock And Dam 2 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 3 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 4 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 5 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 6 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 7 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 8 - Allegheny River

Lock And Dam 9 - Allegheny River

Locks And Dam 2 - Monongahela River

Locks And Dam 3 - Monongahela River

Locks And Dam 4 - Monongahela River

Loyalhanna Lake

Mahoning Creek Lake

Monongahela River - Maxwell Pool

Montgomery Locks And Dam - Ohio River

Point Marion Lock And Dam - Monongahela River

Prompton Lake

Raystown Lake

Shenango River Lake

Tioga-Hammond Lakes

Tionesta Lake

Union City Dam

Woodcock Creek Lake

Youghiogheny River Lake

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