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Wilderness Statistics Reports

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Wilderness Acreage By Agency
Agency Acres Percent of Total Wilderness Acres
Bureau of Land Management 9,977,742 9%
Fish and Wildlife Service 20,703,041 19%
Forest Service 36,662,795 33%
National Park Service 44,030,560 40%

Total 111,374,138

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 2/20/19 (acreages updated to be consistent with the Forest Service 2018 Land Area Report).

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