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Acreage


The National Park System encompasses approximately 80.7 million acres, of which more than 2.8 million acres remain in private ownership. The largest area is Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. At 13,200,000 acres it is 16.3 percent of the entire system. The smallest unit in the system is Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, Pennsylvania, at 0.02 of an acre.
Nationwide Acreage
Federal Land Management Agencies
Bureau of Land Management: 270.0 million
U.S. Forest Service :191.0 million
Fish and Wildlife Service:91.0 million
National Park System:80.7 million


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Last Updated: Thursday, 24-Apr-97 08:32:21