The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) provides the most comprehensive and current inventory of America\'s protected lands.
protected area, land owner, management type, designation, protection status, GAP Status Code, IUCN, area name, conservation, federal land, state land, local government land, city, county, non governmental organization land, private land, US Forest Service lands, US Fish and Wildlife Service lands, Bureau of Land Management, National Parks, Wilderness Areas, National Wildlife Refuges, State Parks, City Open Space, The Nature Conservancy Fee Land, conservation easements
The entire United States (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
wildlife refuge, island preserve, wild and scenic river, wildlife management area, scenic area,
LA, United States
Protected area boundaries are compiled directly from authoritative sources, usually the land owner or manager (e.g. BLM, USFWS, USFS, State Fish and Wildlife Agency, State Parks and Recreation Agency, The Nature Conservancy, etc.)
PAD-US is a file geodatabase that provides users with protected area maps and a table of information that describes the ownership type, land owner name, manager name, designation or management type, protected area name, measures of conservation intent, area and state name for each parcel.
To view or download PAD-US version 1.1 from USGS GAP: http://gapanalysis.nbii.gov/PADUS