How Big is it?

Big Bend versus ....

Visitors often ask us how Big Bend compares in size to the other National Parks. Here’s the rundown of the top 20:

  1. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska - 13,175,901 acres
  2. Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Alaska - 8,472,506 acres
  3. Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska - 6,075,030 acres
  4. Katmai National Park & Preserve, Alaska - 4,093,229 acres
  5. Lake Clark National Park & Preserve, Alaska - 4,030,025 acres
  6. Death Valley National Park, California & Nevada - 3,372,402 acres
  7. Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Alaska - 3,283,246 acres
  8. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana & Idaho - 2,219,791 acres
  9. Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska - 1,750,717 acres
  10. Everglades National Park, Florida - 1,508,538 acres
  11. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona - 1,217,403 acres
  12. Glacier National Park, Montana - 1,013,572 acres
  13. Olympic National Park, Washington - 922,651 acres
  14. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, California - 865,952 acres
  15. Big Bend National Park, Texas - 801,163 acres
  16. Joshua Tree National Park, California - 789,866 acres
  17. Yosemite National Park, California - 761,266 acres
  18. Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska - 669,983 acres
  19. Isle Royale National Park, Michigan - 571,790 acres
  20. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee & North Carolina - 521,776 acres

Last updated: December 14, 2018

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834-0129

Phone:

(432) 477-2251

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