For most Americans, owning a home is a goal they work hard for all their lives — owning the land it is built on, with maybe an additional acre or two around it, is the cherry on top. It’s a different story for America’s wealthiest individuals, some of whom own land throughout the country that is cumulatively larger than some of our national parks or even states. Who are America’s largest private landowners and how much do they own? Find out in the infographic below.

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Published December 14, 2011 Updated: March 8, 2016
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