Other Protected Areas

National Seashores

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Assateague Island
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Maryland and Virginia
Established 1965
39,630 acres
Visitation(2009) 2,129,658

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Canaveral
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Florida
Established 1975
57,662 acres
Visitation(2005) 1,007,446

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Cape Cod
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Massachusetts
Established 1961
43,500 acres
Visitation(2005) 3,712,812

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Cape Hatteras
File:Cape Hatteras lighthouse North Carolina.jpg
North Carolina
Established 1953
30,319 acres
Visitation(2005) 2,260,628

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Cape Lookout
North Carolina
Established 1966
28,243 acres
Visitation(2005) 692,857

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Cumberland Island
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Georgia
Established 1972
36,415 acres
Visitation(2005) 40,291

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Fire Island


New York


Established 1964


19,579 acres


Visitation(2005) 670,456

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Gulf Islands
File:Pensacola Beach 1957 White Sand.jpg
Florida and Mississippi
Established 1971
135,458 acres
Visitation(2005) 1,689,400

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Padre Island
Padre Island
Texas
Established 1962
130,434 acres
Visitation(2005) 666,580

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Point Reyes
File:Point Reyes National Seashore headlands from Chimney Rock.jpg
California
Established 1962
71,068 acres
Visitation(2007) 2,232,082
National Lakeshores

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Apostle Islands
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Wisconsin
Established 1970
69,372 acres
Visitation(2009) 170,202

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Indiana Dunes
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Indiana
Established 1966
15,067 acres
Visitation(2005) 2,127,336

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Pictured Rocks
File:Miners Castle, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.jpg
Michigan
Established 1966
73,236 acres
Visitation(2005) 476,888

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Sleeping Bear Dunes
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Michigan
Established 1970
71,187 acres
Visitation(2005) 1,222,313
National Rivers

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Alagnak River
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Alaska
Established 1980

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Big South Fork
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Tennessee and Kentucky
Established 1974
125,310 acres
Visitation(2009) 686,747

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Bluestone River
File:Pipestem Resort State Park-Bluestone Gorge.jpg
West Virginia
Established 1988

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Buffalo
Arkansas
Established 1972

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Great Egg Harbor
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New Jersey
Established 1992
710 acres

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Middle Delaware River
File:Delaware Water Gap cliffs.jpg
New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Established 1965
68,714 acres
Visitation(2005) 5,052,264

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Mississippi River
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Minnesota
Established 1988
53,775 acres

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Missouri River
Nebraska and South Dakota
Established 1978
33,800 acres

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New River Gorge
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West Virginia
Established 1978
72,808 acres
Visitation(2004) 1,100,000

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Niobrara River
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Nebraska
Established 1991
23,074 acres
Visitation(2004) 54,385

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Obed River
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Tennessee

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Ozark River
File:Current River MO 2009-06-15 n65 below Welch Spring crop2.jpg
Missouri
Established 1964
80,000 acres
Visitation(2007) 1,789,783

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Rio Grande
File:Rio Grande - Wild and Scenic River.jpg
Texas
125,440 acres

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St. Croix River
Minnesota and Wisconsin
Established 1968
92,738 acres
Visitation(2005) 521,695

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Upper Delaware River

New York


Established 1978


55,575 acres


Visitation(2005) 251,083
National Parkways

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Baltimore-Washington
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Baltimore,MD-Washington,D.C
33 miles

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Blue Ridge Parkway
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Waynesboro,VA-Great Smoky Mountains NP,NC
469 miles
Established 1936
Visitation(2005) 17,882,567

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Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, Yorktown,Williamsburg
23 miles

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Foothills Parkway
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Tennessee
71 miles

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George Washington Mem. Pky.
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Mt.Vernon-Washington,D.C
Established 1930
Visitation(2005) 7,284,165

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John D. Rockefeller
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Yellowstone NP,WY-Grand Teton NP,WY
27 miles
Established 1972
Visitation(2003) 1,137,117

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Natchez Trace
File:Natchez-Trace-Parkway-Highsmith.jpeg
Tennessee-Alabama-Mississippi
444 miles
Established 1938
Visitation(2005) 5,482,282

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Rock Creek and Potomac
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Washington,D.C
Established in 2005
National Cemeteries

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Andersonville
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Georgia
495 acres
Visitation(2009) 136,267
Several Union prisoners from the Battle of Ft. Sumter are buried here.

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Abraham Lincoln
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Illinois
982 acres

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Andrew Johnson
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Tennessee
Has the grave of 17th president Andrew Johnson

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Antietam
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Maryland
3,256 acres
Visitation(2009) 392,477
Has only the graves of Union soldiers from the Civil War

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Arlington
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Virginia
624 acres
Soldiers, nurses, and officers from wars ranging from the Civil War to the Iraq War were buried here. The cemetery is divided into 70 sections.

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Chalmette


Louisiana


17.5 acres


Veterans of military campaigns from the 


Revolutionary War to Vietnam War. 


Former site of the Battle of New Orleans.

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Custer
File:Little Bighorn memorial obelisk.jpg
Montana
765 acres
Visitation(2005) 328,668
Victims of the Battle of Little Bighorn are buried here.

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Fort Donelson
File:Fort Donelson National Cemetery.jpg
Kentucky and Tennessee
15 acres
670 Union troops are buried here, as well as veterans from some later wars.

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Fredericksburg
Virginia
8,374 acres
Visitation(2005) 534,636

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Gettysburg
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Pennsylvania
Shortly after the Battle of Gettysburg, many Union soldiers were buried here.

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Poplar Grove
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Virginia
Many union soldiers were buried in this cemetery near Petersburg,VA

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Shiloh
File:Iowa Monument, Shiloh National Military Park.JPG
Tennessee and Mississippi
3,997 acres
Visitation(2005) 315,296

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Stones River
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Tennessee
728 acres
Visitation(2005) 206,425

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Vicksburg
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Mississippi and Louisiana
1,853 acres
Visitation(2005) 703,484

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Yorktown
File:US cannon and earthworks at Yorktown National Battlefield.jpg
Virginia
9,349 acres
Visitation(2007) 3,346,675
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