Land Areas Report as of September 1997

Table 2 - Regional Areas Summary

No.of Gross NFS Other

Area Kind Units Acreage Acreage Acreage

National Forests 15 26,900,852 24,134,302 2,766,550

Purchase Units 2 707 703 4

National Grasslands 4 1,259,947 1,259,947 0

Land Utilization Projects 1 240 240 0

Research and Experimental Areas 1 40 40 0

Other Areas 3 157 157 0

Total 26 28,161,943 25,395,389 2,766,554

Rocky Mountain Region (2)

National Forests 17 22,212,734 19,996,902 2,215,832

Purchase Units 0 0 0

National Grasslands 7 2,274,115 2,103,822 170,293

Land Utilization Projects 0 0 0

Research and Experimental Areas 1 144 144 0

Other Areas 0 0 0

Total 25 24,486,993 22,100,868 2,386,125

Southwestern Region (3)

National Forests 12 22,006,663 20,338,847 1,667,816

Purchase Units 0 0 0

National Grasslands 4 271,288 262,141 9,147

Land Utilization Projects 1 240 240 0

Research and Experimental Areas 0 0 0

Other Areas 7 103,724 103,132 592

Total 24 22,381,915 20,704,360 1,677,555

Intermountain Region (4)

National Forests 18 34,137,515 31,816,792 2,320,723

Purchase Units 0 0 0

National Grasslands 1 75,248 47,756 27,492

Land Utilization Projects 0 0 0

Research and Experimental Areas 1 55,630 55,630 0

Other Areas 0 0 0

Total 20 34,268,393 31,920,178 2,348,215

Pacific Intermountain Region (5)

National Forests 18 23,562,990 20,010,118 3,552,872

Purchase Units 4 147,689 3,996 143,693

National Grasslands 1 18,425 18,425 0

Land Utilization Projects 0 0 0

Research and Experimental Areas 3 4,784 4,784 0

Other Areas 19 6,112 6,112 0

Total 45 23,740,000 20,043,435 3,696,565

Pacific Northwest Region (6)

National Forests 21 27,169,304 24,511,017 2,658,287

Purchase Units 11 13,615 6,035 7,580

National Grasslands 1 173,629 111,508 62,121

Land Utilization Projects 2 1,354 1,354 0

Research and Experimental Areas 0 0 0

Other Areas 0 0 0

Total 35 27,357,902 24,629,914 2,727,988

Southern Region (8)

National Forests 35 24,041,843 12,799,468 11,242,375

Purchase Units 15 1,161,385 191,256 970,129

National Grasslands 2 184,099 38,182 145,917

Land Utilization Projects 1 40 40 0

Research and Experimental Areas 8 228 228 0

Other Areas 0 0 0

Total 61 25,387,595 13,029,174 12,358,421

Eastern Region (9)

National Forests 17 21,043,975 11,842,510 9,201,465

Purchase Units 20 881,220 145,186 736,034

National Grasslands 0 0 0

Land Utilization Projects 3 959 959 0

Research and Experimental Areas 6 12,328 4,045 8,283

Other Areas 3 221 221 0

Total 49 21,938,703 11,992,921 9,945,782

Alaska Region (10)

National Forests 2 24,355,135 21,969,321 2,385,814

Purchase Units 0 0 0

National Grasslands 0 0 0

Land Utilization Projects 0 0 0

Research and Experimental Areas 0 0 0

Other Areas 0 0 0

Total 2 24,355,135 21,969,321 2,385,814