adirondack park is a state park and the "largest publicly protected area in the lower 48", bigger than Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Parks combined at just over 6 million acres. over half of the park is private land. there are over 100,000 year-round residents. an estimated 84 million people live within one days drive of the park. one million acres of the park is designated as wilderness, the largest being High Peaks area at 192,000 acres.
Oregon has over 12 million acres of National Forest land, over 30 million acres of forest. the largest wilderness area is the Eagle Cap at 361,000 acres. only 3.7% of Oregon is designated wilderness... 11% of Washington is, 7.5% of Idaho, and 14% of California!! The Wild is in the West.
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