United States of America, North America

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Number of Protected areas

34,075

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 7
For National designations 2
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 10

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

12.97%

coverage

1,230,734.47 km2

Land Area Protected

9,490,391.3 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

41.06%

coverage

3,527,430.06 km2

Marine Area Protected

8,591,493.1 km2

Total Marine Area

Warning: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory. Learn how we calculate protected area coverage statistics

IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
607 1.78
1325 3.89
41 0.12
1804 5.29
755 2.22
28414 83.39
418 1.23
655 1.92
56 0.16

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

607

Categories Count
5
1
1
1
8
19
1
1
1
1
2
3
1
20
56
2
1
1
1
2
1
2
6
1
1244
1
9
7
11
5
102
1
31
17
2
1
75
129
1
1
37
4
1
1
1
2
4
17
1
3
2673
8
1
2
22
1
1
1
1
120
2
1
14
43
23
28
1
24
6
4
1
1
9
1
1427
20
1
96
2
11
27
8
18
124
3
19
5
1
9
1
23
3
1
21
116
25
1
2
1
1
14
29
1
5
3
955
60
6
5
5
1
1
16
1
1
7
5
1
1
1
3
8
2
9
2
1
1029
1
1
17
3
2
779
1
79
132
3
14
3
1
1
1
366
11
3
1
1222
1
94
1
1
1
2
22
7
2
1
37
3
2
1
2
716
12
74
9
2
1
1
7
18
20
1
33
4
7
1
1
1
2
72
1
41
48
18
6
2
1
11
1
7
1
24
2
2
5
4
2
1
1
1
61
40
1
1
1
8
9
1
57
10
1
1
1
1
370
1
10
1
1
2
12
115
49
1
5
1
2
1
9
1
4
16
2
1
6
1
16
58
8
2
4
27
11
1
2
1
1
70
37
1
294
12
1
3
2
1
1
71
2
1
7
2
1
4
2
8
2
2
1
6
1
11
1
1
10
6
1
3
3
16
78
1
2
2
9
32
6
40
1
1
2
1
58
11
1
6
1
5
38
330
1
471
29
1
6
2
1
34
1
3
1
92
4
1
10
1
1
9
4
3
1
16
2
1
1
18
14
657
4
5
1
1
11
25
28
13
2
1
1
4
483
5
2
4
1
295
1
20
2
10
11
1
1
61
1
511
78
1
1
18
2
1
7
1
1
1
1
1
92
1
166
129
34
3
40
1
67
6
5
3
1
1
1
5
528
1
62
5
1
2
1
160
10
3
1
168
7
2
9
4
5
3
7192
8
23
6
10
4
1
1
2
1
1
4
4
2
1
9
1
104
3
78
1
93
2
1
1
59
13
6
6
1
1
1
50
19
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
16
1
9
5
14
2
86
19
4
1
1
3
9
1
2
1
11
1
117
1
1
7
6
86
1
58
3
48
4
1
5
1
7
2
5
2
1
1
1
60
10
41
1
11
3
1
1
14
30
1
3
1
4
1
20
4
778
62
4
1
4
1
2
1
342
2
3
12
1
1
1070
3
36
1
1
1
78
1
1
8
17
1
1
1
93
1
4
12
2
14
4
1
209
1
700
1
10
60
1
1
1
67
2
461
1
1
25
23
1
4
1
1
13
2
3
3
6
2
6
4
2
9
8
4
1
24
53
3
1
1
3
6
1
18
6
1
1
2
2
1
1
1
30
96
1
1
2
101
3
3
44
718
2
1
17
515
9
2
10
1
4
2
1

Regional designations