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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 8,764,073 8%
Fish and Wildlife Service 20,703,041 19%
Forest Service 36,573,108 33%
National Park Service 43,942,561 40%

Total 109,982,783

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 10/15/17 (349 acres added to the Kimberling Creek Wilderness (correction to add acreage from 2014)).

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