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Wilderness Statistics Reports

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Wilderness Acreage By Agency
Agency Acres
*Since percentages are rounded to the nearest integer value, they may not add up to exactly 100% (i.e. 99%).
Bureau of Land Management 8,760,478
Fish and Wildlife Service 19,862,488
Forest Service 36,572,721
National Park Service 43,942,561

Total 109,138,248

Figure above shows comparison of each agency's total wilderness acres and the total number of acres of wilderness in United States (total at bottom). To view a comparison of agency acreage by state, select a state. Read our data disclaimer. Data last updated on 6/27/17 (National Park Service acreages updated to be consistent with the 2016 Wilderness Report (corrections to Ireteba Peaks and Stephen Mather)).

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