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The Benefit Of Government-Owned Lands

More than a quarter of all land in the United States is owned by the Federal Government. How is it used, and does it benefit Americans?

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Federal Land Ownership: Overview and Data

“The federal government owns roughly 640 million acres, about 28% of the 2.27 billion acres of
land in the United States.”

National Parks Service Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Justifications

“n 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate 100 years as steward of the Nation’s most cherished natural and cultural resources. As the keeper of 401 park units, 23 national scenic and national historic trails, and 58 wild and scenic rivers, NPS is charged with preserving these lands and historic features that were designated by the Nation for their cultural and historic significance.”

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