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The federal government of the United States owns more than 650 million acres of public lands. Most of this acreage is administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), United States Forest Service (USFS), the National Park Service (NPS), and the US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS). State and local entities hold another ~200 million acres of public lands, including state parks and monuments, regional parks, etc.

Here are some links and resources to learn more about our public lands. You can also check out the places I visited!

Valles Caldera National Preserve
Rio Grande del Norte National Monument
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Turtle Trail Beach
Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
Florida National Scenic Trail
Big Cypress National Preserve
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park
Ocala National Forest, Lake George Ranger District
J. Strom Thurmond Dam & Lake at Clarks Hill
Sumter National Forest, Andrew Pickens Ranger District
Chattooga Wild and Scenic River
Warwoman Wildlife Management Area
Chattahoochee National Forest, Chattooga River Ranger District
Chattahoochee National Forest, Blue Ridge Ranger District
Chattahoochee National Forest, Conasauga Ranger District
Amicalola Falls State Park
Berry College Wildlife Management Area
Kisatchie National Forest
DeCordova Bend Park
Fort Griffin State Historic Site
Palo Duro Canyon SP
Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Bosque Redondo Lake
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
Prescott National Forest
Coconino National Forest, Red Rock Ranger District
Verde Wild and Scenic River
Arizona BLM: Colorado River District, Kingman Field Office
Cerbat Foothills Recreation Area
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
South Nopah Range Wilderness Area
Death Valley National Park
Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Backbone National Recreation Trail
Point Mugu State Park
Mecca Hills Wilderness
Joshua Tree National Park
Agua Caliente County Park
Anza Borrego Desert State Park
Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail
South Hills Preserve