640 million acres of land in the US are designated as public lands, more than one-quarter of the country’s surface area. That’s a massive amount of real estate to try and visualize or navigate when planning an excursion. Bikepacking.com, recognizing that 98 percent of the routes they plan are on public lands, have put together a comprehensive guide to public lands that covers jurisdictions, maps, history, and resources for getting involved to protect public land access. Bookmark this page, it’s a tremendous resource, whether you bikepack or not.

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