State Park

Hungry Mother State Park

Size: 
2435 acres

Location

Hungry Mother State Park
2854 Park Blvd
Marion, VA 24354
United States
Phone: (276) 781-7400
36° 52' 57.2196" N, 81° 32' 1.9212" W

Hungry Mother State Park is located in southwestern Virginia in the town of Marion. The park was one of the first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and opened in 1936.

Red Rock Canyon State Park

Size: 
310 acres

Location

Red Rock Canyon State Park
Highway 281 South
Hinton, OK 73047
United States
Phone: (405) 542-6344
37° 27' 39.0348" N, 98° 41' 15.0072" W

The state of Oklahoma is home to some true natural wonders, but few can compare to famous Red Rock Canyon. The magnificent Red Rock Canyon state park is the perfect place to explore this natural wonder, and visitors have been flocking to this site since the days of the Native Americans and probably even before.

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park

Size: 
7448 acres

Location

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park
148 Taum Sauk Trail
Middlebrook, MO 63656
United States
Phone: (573) 546-2450
37° 37' 31.5732" N, 90° 46' 54.5124" W

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park is located in southeastern Missouri and encompasses the state's highest point, which is 1,772 feet above sea level. Taum Sauk Mountain is part of the Saint Francois Mountains in the Missouri Ozarks and features Mina Sauk Falls, the highest waterfall in Missouri.

Gillette Castle State Park

Size: 
122 acres

Location

Gillette Castle State Park
67 River Road
East Haddam, CT 06423
United States
Phone: (860) 526-2336
41° 25' 53.1156" N, 72° 25' 44.436" W

Gillette Castle State Park is located in the towns of East Haddam and Lyme, Connecticut and overlooks the Connecticut River. The park is located on a former estate named Seven Sisters that was owned by late actor William Gillette. A prominent feature of the park is Gillette's former residence that resembles a castle and was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Brunet Island State Park

Size: 
1225 acres

Location

Brunet Island State Park
23125 255th South
Cornell, WI 54732
United States
Phone: (715) 239-6888
45° 10' 52.8168" N, 91° 10' 10.3656" W

Brunet Island State Park is located on an island on Chippewa and Fisher rivers. It is part of the Wisconsin state park system and was developed in the late 1930s. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) contributed to the construction of the park.

Big Spring State Park

Size: 
382 acres

Location

Big Spring State Park
1 Scenic Drive
Big Spring, TX 79720
United States
Phone: (432) 263-4931
32° 13' 59.8188" N, 101° 29' 20.0688" W

Big Spring State Park is located in Big Spring, Texas at the former site of a natural spring. The original natural Big Spring was replaced with an artificial spring. A 200-foot bluff is a prominent natural feature within Big Spring.

New Brighton State Beach

Size: 
95 acres

Location

New Brighton State Beach
1500 Park Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
United States
Phone: (831) 464-6330
36° 58' 46.2468" N, 121° 56' 20.3064" W

New Brighton State Beach is located in Capitola, California and features Monterey Bay coastline. A bluff overlooks the bay and is covered with Monterey Pine and Coastal Live Oak.

Families can enjoy swimming the beach and picnicking nearby. A camping area is located on the bluff and can accommodate RVs up to 36 feet in length. The campground has restrooms and showers.

Beavers Bend State Park

Size: 
3482 acres

Location

Beavers Bend State Park
Hwy 259A
Broken Bow, OK 74728
United States
Phone: (580) 494-6300
34° 7' 13.854" N, 94° 42' 16.5528" W

Beavers Bend State Park is located in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. The park is situated in the mountains of the southeastern portion of the state and features Broken Bow Lake and the Mountain Fork River. The landscape is known for its tall trees and rugged terrain and offers scenic fall foliage.

Indian Springs State Park

Size: 
528 acres

Location

Indian Springs State Park
678 Lake Clark Road
Flovilla, GA 30216
United States
Phone: (770) 504-2277
33° 14' 50.8056" N, 83° 55' 19.6968" W

Indian Springs State Park is located in central Georgia between the cities of Atlanta and Macon. The park is named for a series of natural springs which the Creek Indians considered as having healing properties. Several structures were constructed within the park by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), including The Spring House.

High Falls State Park

Size: 
1050 acres

Location

High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Dr
Jackson, GA 30233
United States
Phone: (478) 993-3053
33° 10' 44.1372" N, 84° 1' 10.4916" W

High Falls State Park is located in Jackson, Georgia located on the site of a ghost town. The town, called High Falls, was once a prosperous industrial town with a grist mill, cotton gin, blacksmith, shoe factory and several stores. The town was bypassed by a major railroad line and eventually became a ghost town in the late 1800s. Several ruins remain within the park.