PAD-US Data Download

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Download the Protected Areas Database (PAD-US) 1.4 Data:

Data are available for download Nationally, by Region, LCC, or State/Territory boundary. Select your desired file type — either ESRI ArcGIS 10 Geodatabase or Shapefile. KMZ files are also available.

Access to PAD-US 2.0: https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5b030c7ae4b0da30c1c1d6de . Additional download options for PAD-US 2.0 will be made available soon.

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Download options below provide access to PAD-US 1.4 data.

Download PAD-US Nationally

Download PAD-US by Region

Download PAD-US by Landscape Conservation Cooperative Unit

Download PAD-US by State / Territory

Data are also available as national KMZ files. This .zip file contains 23 symbology layers. Download as .kmz

How to Cite Data:

U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program (GAP). May 2016. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US), version 1.4 Combined Feature Class.