Public Reserved Lands & Wildlife Management Areas

Facts and Figures

MORE THAN 1.5 MILLION ACRES OF DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION MANAGED LANDS!
(FEE & EASEMENT / PARKS LANDS & PUBLIC LANDS)

  • 576,280 acres public lands owned in fee
  • 261,541 acres in public lands conservation easement
  • 621,000 acres in lands public access easement
  • 761 acres in coastal islands
  • LANDS (Division) TOTAL 1,459,182 acres

  • 81,602 acres in parks fee
  • 19,448 acres in parks easement
  • 509 acres in boating facilities
  • PARKS (Division) TOTAL 101,559 acres

    TOTAL 1,560,741 ACRES

    In 2002 there were 651,772 acres under management by the DOC.
    Today there are more than 1.5 Million!

    LANDS MANAGED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE

    Currently there are 61 Wildlife Management Areas consisting of 106,000 acres, ranging in size from 111 acres to 6,838 acres and including all 16 counties. The department has management authority on over 200 coastal seabird islands, 40 owned by IFW.

    BOATING FACLITIES

  • 106 DOC Owned Sites (24 are carry-in)
  • 98 IFW Owned Sites (39 are carry-in)
  • 3 DOT Owned Sites (1 carry-in)
  • 254 Non-state owned sites (32 carry-in)
  • TOTAL STATE-ASSISTED BOAT SITES 461
    (Note most of non-state owned sites were assisted with DOC grants).