Boating

White Mountain National Forest

Size: 
784505 acres

Location

White Mountain National Forest
71 White Mountain Drive
Campton, NH 03223
United States
Phone: (603) 536-6100
43° 48' 46.35" N, 71° 40' 16.6476" W

White Mountain National Forest is located primarily within the state of New Hampshire and a small portion is located within the state of Maine. The forest is comprised of three discontinuous areas and contains six designated Federal Wilderness Areas. 100 miles of the famous Appalachian Tail pass through the forest.

Three Rivers State Park

Size: 
686 acres

Location

Three Rivers State Park
7908 Three Rivers Road
Sneads, FL 32460
United States
Phone: (850) 482-9006
30° 44' 21.5268" N, 84° 56' 8.1708" W

Three Rivers State Park is located in Northern Florida near the Georgia border. Within the park, the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers meet to form Lake Seminole above Jim Woodruff Dam. Below the dam, the Apalachicola River flows into the Apalachicola Bay.

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Size: 
400 acres

Location

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
1200 South Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
United States
Phone: (305) 361-5811
25° 41' 3.876" N, 80° 9' 36.2052" W

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is located on the southern end of Key Biscayne, Florida. Located within the park is the Cape Florida Light, the oldest standing structure in the Greater Miami area.

Sawtooth National Recreation Area

Size: 
778000 acres

Location

Sawtooth National Recreation Area
5 North Fork Canyon Road
Ketchum, ID 83350
United States
Phone: (208) 737-3200
43° 47' 14.4024" N, 114° 25' 16.0968" W

Sawtooth National Recreation Area is located in central Idaho. Sawtooth is managed by the U.S. Forest service and its lands are within the borders of the Boise, Challis, and Sawtooth National Forests. The Sawtooth Mountains, Boulder Mountains and White Cloud Mountains are located within SNRA and there are 40 peaks over 10,000 feet. There are also hundreds of lakes that have been created by glaciers as well as the headwaters of the Salmon River.

Crawford State Park

Size: 
500 acres

Location

Crawford State Park
1 Lake Rd.
Farlington, KS 66734
United States
Phone: (620) 362-3671
37° 38' 14.6112" N, 94° 48' 33.8004" W

Crawford State Park is located within Crawford County, Kansas. The park is located on a 150-acre man-made lake that was created by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

The lake provides great opportunities for water recreation. Two boat ramps provide water access for pleasure boats. There is great fishing for catfish, striped bass and crappie. The marina provides limited food service and convenience items for boaters and campers.

Superior National Forest

Size: 
3900000 acres

Location

Superior National Forest
8901 Grand Ave Place
Duluth, MN 55808
United States
Phone: (218) 626-4300
46° 42' 27.2592" N, 92° 12' 44.4348" W

Superior National Forest is located in Minnesota near Lake Superior and is known for its boreal forest ecosystem. The forest is made up of varied terrain and includes the Sawtooth Mountains and Misquah Hills. The highest point of the state, Eagle Mountain, is located within the forest.

Siuslaw National Forest

Size: 
630000 acres

Location

Siuslaw National Forest
Marys Peak Road
Philomath, OR 97370
United States
Phone: (541) 750-7000
44° 29' 3.8796" N, 123° 32' 8.4336" W

Siuslaw National Forest is located in western Oregon and includes a variety ecosystems, such as sandy beaches and coastline forests. The forest contains Marys Peak, which is the 4097 feet high above sea level and is the highest peak in the Oregon Coast Range.

There are multiple areas within the forest, including Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Sand Lake Recreation Area, Rock Creek Wilderness Area and Marys Peak Scenic Botanical Area.

Families Get Outdoors at the Second Annual NJ WILD Outdoor Expo

Families who love the outdoors should check out the 2nd Annual New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo on September 17 and 18, 2011 at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Ocean County, New Jersey. The Expo provides information and demonstrations for a range of outdoor adventure activities that are available in New Jersey.

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area

Size: 
12814 acres

Location

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area
Prospertown-Colliers Mills Road
Plumsted Township, NJ 08533
United States
Phone: (609) 758-2455 ‎
40° 6' 43.2612" N, 74° 25' 38.0028" W

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area is located in Ocean County, New Jersey. The WMA is a great example of NJ Pine Barrens habitat and provides a range of natural habitat pitch pine and scrub oak forests, swamps and lakes. Colliers Mill Lake and Success Lake are notable features of the WMA.

Meaher State Park

Size: 
1327 acres

Location

Meaher State Park
5200 Battleship Parkway East
Spanish Fort, AL 36577
United States
30° 40' 18.9624" N, 87° 56' 59.0424" W

Meaher State Park is located in the wetlands of Mobile Bay in southern Alabama. The Mobile Delta consists of over 20,000 acres of water and is formed by the Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.

A fishing pier and boat launch in the Blakely River provide families with access to great angling. Two nature trails provide hiking, birding and wildlife viewing. A variety of birds can be viewed from the nature trails, including wading birds, terns, osprey and ducks.