Other Protected Areas (continued)

National Preserves
Some national preserves are also national parks (such as Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve). All 18 national preserves (some of which are also national parks) are listed here.
Establishment dates are the date that the area was designated a preserve. Some areas may have been national monuments or parks before being designated as a preserve.

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Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve
Alaska
Established 1980
602,779 acres
Visitation (2009) 14

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Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Alaska
Established 1978
2,698,919 acres
Visitation (2009) 1,054

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Big Cypress National Preserve
Florida
Established 1974
720,567 acres
Visitation (2009) 812,207

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Big Thicket National Preserve
Texas
Established 1974
97,830 acres
Visitation (2007) 95,285

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Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
Idaho
Established 2002
464,304 acres
Visitation (2010) 215,698

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Denali National Park and Preserve
Alaska
Established 1917
6,075,107 acres
Visitation (2005) 1,178,745

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Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Alaska
Established 1980
8,472,506 acres
Visitation (2007) 10,924

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Alaska
Established 1980
3,283,246 acres
Visitation (2006) 413,382

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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Colorado
Established 2004
84,670 acres
Visitation (2006) 258,660

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Katmai National Park and Preserve
Alaska
Established in 1980
4,725,188 acres
Visitation (2007) 82,634

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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
Alaska
Established in 1980
4,030,025 acres
Visitation (2010) 7,463

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Little River Canyon National Preserve
Alabama
Established 1992
13,633 acres
Visitation (2005) 201,442

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Mojave National Preserve
California
Established 1994
1,534,819 acres
Visitation (2005) 632,521

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Noatak National Preseve
Alaska
Established 1978
6,569,904 acres
Visitation (2005) 7,010

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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Kansas
Established 1996
10,894 acres
Visitation (2005) 17,615

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Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
Florida
Established 1988
46,000 acres
Visitation (2005) 903,177

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Yukon-Charley National Preserve
Alaska
Established 1978
2,525,512 acres
Visitation (2005) 12,784

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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Alaska
Established 1980
13,175,901 acres
Visitation (2007) 61,085
National Military Parks

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Chickamauga and Chattanooga
File:Point Park.JPG
Georgia and Tennessee
Established 1890
8,119 acres
Visitation (2011) 901,384

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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania
File:Sunken Road Restored 2004 Section in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.jpg
Virginia
Established 1927
8,374 acres
Visitors (2005) 534,636

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Gettysburg
File:Gettysburg5.JPG
Pennsylvania
Established 1967
3,965 acres
Visitation (2010) 1,031,554 

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Guilford Courthouse
File:Signers Monument Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.JPG
North Carolina
Established 1917
220 acres
Visitation (2004) 277,484

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Horseshoe Bend
Alabama
Established 1959
2,040 acres
Visitation (2005) 58,564

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Kings Mountain
File:Kings Mountain Monument, South Carolina.jpg
South Carolina
Established 1931
3,945 acres
Visitors (2005) 268,394

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Pea Ridge
File:Winton Springs Mansion.jpg
Arkansas
Established 1956
4,300 acres
Visitation (2011) 114,234

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Shiloh National Military Park
File:Sunken Road, Shiloh National Military Park.JPG
Tennessee and Mississippi
Established 1894
3,997 acres
Visitation (2005) 315,296

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Vicksburg 
File:Vicksburg-illinois-memorial.jpg
Mississippi and Louisiana
Established 1899
1,853 acres
Visitation (2005) 703,484
National Battlefield Parks

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Kennesaw Mountain
File:Kennesaw mountain cannon01.jpg
Georgia
Established 1917
2,888 acres
Visitation (2005) 1,005,510

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Manassas
Virginia
Established 1940
5,073 acres
Visitation (2005) 715,622

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Richmond
File:Malvern Hill, Civil War Battlefield, RIchmond National Battlefield.jpg
Virginia
Established 1936
7,307 acres
Visitation (2005) 68,438

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River Raisin
Michigan
Established 2009
National Historic and Scenic Trails

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Ala Kahakai
File:ALKA trailsection.jpg
Hawaii
Established 2000
175 miles long

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Appalachian Trail
File:Bear Mtn Bridge.jpg
Springer Mountain, GA- Mount Katahdin, ME
2,181 miles long

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California Trail
File:Scotts Bluff VC n entrance (Eagle Rock).JPG
Missouri to California
about 2,000 miles long

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Captain John Smith Trail
Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C
3,000 miles long(all trails together)
Established 2006

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El Camino Real de los Tejas
File:El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail.png
Louisiana- Texas
2,500 miles long
Established 2004

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El Camino Real De Tierra Adentro
CaminoRealAdentro.gif
San Juan Pueblo, NM to Mexico City, Mexico
1,600 miles
Established 2000

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Ice Age National Scenic Trail
Door County, WI- St. Croix Falls, WI
1,200 miles
Not Completed Yet

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Juan Bautista de Anza Trail
File:Juba map2.jpg
Arizona- California
1,210 miles long

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Lewis and Clark Trail
File:Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.PNG
Wood River, IL- Astoria, OR
3,700 miles long
Established 1978

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Mormon Pioneer
File:Echo Canyon.jpg
Nauvoo, IL- Salt Lake City, UT
Established 1978
1,300 miles long

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Natchez Trace Trail
Map showing the location of Natchez Trace Parkway
Nashville, TN to Natchez, MS
440 miles

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North Country Trail
File:North Country Trail Locator Map US.svg
Crown Point, NY-Lake Sakakawea, ND
4,600 miles long

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Old Spanish Trail
File:JedediahSmithEnglishVersion.png
Santa Fe, NM to Los Angeles, CA
1,200 miles long

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Oregon Trail
File:Wpdms nasa topo oregon trail.jpg
Missouri-Oregon
2,000 miles

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Overmountain Victory Trail
File:RoanMountain.JPG
Elizabethton, TN- Kings Mountain Nat. Mil. Park, SC
214 miles long

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Pony Express Trail
File:Pony Express Map William Henry Jackson.jpg
St. Joseph, MO- Sacramento, CA

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Santa Fe Trail
File:1845 trailmap.gif
Franklin, MO- Santa Fe, NM

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Selma to Montgomery Trail
File:Selma to Montgomery marches - historic route retouched.jpg
Selma, AL- Montgomery, AL
51 miles long

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Star Spangled Banner Trail
Map of USA MD.svg
Tangier Island, VA- Baltimore, MD
290 miles long
Established 2008

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Trail of Tears Trail
File:Trail of tears sign.jpg
Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama- Oklahoma
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