A woman view the sunset over Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area. Photo by Bob Wick, BLM

Explore Your Public Lands

Over 245 million acres of possibilities.

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Milky Way over Pine Forest Range in Nevada. Photo by Bob Wick, BLM

The public lands managed by the BLM offer more recreational opportunities than lands managed by any other federal agency, with more than 99 percent available for recreation with no fee.  From backyard to backcountry, these beautiful landscapes provide local getaways near you, adventures in remote wilderness, and everything in between. 

Find your next getaway now!  Search recreation.gov for "Bureau of Land Management" sites, activities, and reservations.

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Mountain bikers ride the King Range trails in California. Photo by Leslie Kemmer, IMBA.

Ride your lands!  

The BLM's interactive mountain biking maps connect riders across the country with their public lands. Check out our top 20 mountain biking locations and interactive trail maps developed in partnership with the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) and the MTB Project.

Whether you want a slow scenic ride or extreme adventure, the Bureau of Land Management offers one-of-a-kind experiences with stunning views.

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A landscape photo of Browns Canyon National Monument in Colorado. Photo by Bob Wick, BLM

Experience the stunning, rugged beauty of National Conservation Lands.

The BLM-managed National Conservation Lands include 873 federally recognized areas and about 35 million acres of National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, Wilderness Areas, Wilderness Study Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Scenic and Historic Trails, and Conservation Lands of the California Desert. 

The National Conservation Lands are uniquely diverse. They encompass red-rock deserts and rugged ocean coastlines, deep river canyons and broad Alaskan tundra. Many areas are remote and wild, but others are surprisingly accessible.

Explore your National Conservation Lands with our interactive maps.  

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Check out the @BLMNational video about our top mountain biking destinations.