Top 10 places by state to survive off the land in USA

General Information
Surviving off the land requires access to fresh water, fertile soil, abundant natural resources, and a supportive environment for hunting, fishing, and foraging. Below is a list of the top 10 places by State in the USA that meet these criteria. You can also click on the following map to view these geographically: bestplaces-to-survive-off-land1
Alabama 
  1. Bankhead National Forest: Abundant wildlife and water sources.
  2. Talladega National Forest: Rich in natural resources.
  3. Cahaba River: Excellent for fishing and fertile land.
  4. Little River Canyon: Abundant plant life for foraging.
  5. Conecuh National Forest: Remote with rich wildlife.
  6. Lake Guntersville: Good fishing and fertile land.
  7. Mobile-Tensaw Delta: Diverse ecosystems and resources.
  8. Oak Mountain State Park: Rich in wildlife and plant resources.
  9. Sipsey Wilderness: Abundant water and game.
  10. Cheaha State Park: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
Alaska
  1. Denali National Park: Vast wilderness and abundant wildlife.
  2. Kenai Peninsula: Rich fishing grounds and fertile land.
  3. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park: Diverse ecosystems.
  4. Kodiak Island: Excellent fishing and hunting.
  5. Matanuska-Susitna Valley: Fertile soil and rivers.
  6. Tanana Valley: Good hunting and foraging.
  7. Chugach National Forest: Diverse plant and animal life.
  8. Prince William Sound: Rich marine life.
  9. Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve: Excellent hunting.
  10. Kobuk Valley: Known for caribou herds.
Arizona
  1. Coconino National Forest: Diverse ecosystems and resources.
  2. Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest: Abundant water sources and wildlife.
  3. Tonto National Forest: Rich in plant and animal life.
  4. Prescott National Forest: Good for hunting and foraging.
  5. Kaibab National Forest: Abundant wildlife and plant resources.
  6. Gila River: Excellent for fishing and fertile land.
  7. Sonoran Desert: Unique foraging opportunities.
  8. Santa Catalina Mountains: Rich in diverse ecosystems.
  9. Chiricahua Mountains: Good for hunting and plant life.
  10. Mogollon Rim: Abundant natural resources.
Arkansas
  1. Ozark Mountains: Abundant wildlife and natural resources.
  2. Ouachita Mountains: Fertile soil and good hunting.
  3. Buffalo National River: Excellent hunting and fishing.
  4. Arkansas River Valley: Rich in resources and community support.
  5. Boston Mountains: Great for hunting and foraging.
  6. White River Valley: Fertile land and good fishing.
  7. Delta Region: Abundant wildlife and rich soil.
  8. Grand Prairie: Good for farming and hunting.
  9. Crowley’s Ridge: Rich natural resources.
  10. Greers Ferry Lake: Excellent fishing and wildlife.
California
  1. Sierra Nevada: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  2. Redwood National and State Parks: Abundant plant life and game.
  3. Yosemite National Park: Excellent foraging and hunting.
  4. Shasta-Trinity National Forest: Diverse wildlife and fertile land.
  5. Big Sur Coast: Rich marine and plant resources.
  6. Sequoia National Forest: Abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems.
  7. Mendocino National Forest: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
  8. Los Padres National Forest: Rich plant and animal life.
  9. Death Valley National Park: Unique foraging opportunities.
  10. Joshua Tree National Park: Rich in desert flora and fauna.
Colorado
  1. Rocky Mountain National Park: Diverse wildlife and plant life.
  2. San Juan National Forest: Abundant natural resources.
  3. White River National Forest: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Gunnison National Forest: Rich ecosystems and wildlife.
  5. Arapaho National Forest: Abundant wildlife and plant resources.
  6. Pike National Forest: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
  7. Rio Grande National Forest: Diverse ecosystems.
  8. Uncompahgre National Forest: Rich in natural resources.
  9. Black Canyon of the Gunnison: Unique foraging and hunting.
  10. Mesa Verde National Park: Rich in plant and animal life.
Connecticut
  1. Litchfield Hills: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  2. Housatonic River Valley: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  3. Natchaug State Forest: Rich plant and animal resources.
  4. Pachaug State Forest: Abundant wildlife and natural resources.
  5. Salmon River State Forest: Good for fishing and hunting.
  6. Cockaponset State Forest: Rich in diverse ecosystems.
  7. Quinebaug River: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  8. Housatonic Meadows State Park: Abundant natural resources.
  9. Mohawk State Forest: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
  10. Sleeping Giant State Park: Rich in wildlife and plant life.
Delaware
  1. Redden State Forest: Abundant wildlife and plant resources.
  2. Trap Pond State Park: Excellent for fishing and foraging.
  3. Blackbird State Forest: Rich in diverse ecosystems.
  4. Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge: Abundant bird life and fish.
  5. Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge: Rich in natural resources.
  6. Cape Henlopen State Park: Coastal resources and fishing.
  7. Killens Pond State Park: Excellent for fishing and plant life.
  8. White Clay Creek State Park: Rich in wildlife and plant resources.
  9. Lums Pond State Park: Good for fishing and foraging.
  10. Brandywine Creek State Park: Rich in natural resources.
Florida
  1. Everglades National Park: Abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems.
  2. Ocala National Forest: Rich plant and animal life.
  3. Apalachicola National Forest: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Big Cypress National Preserve: Abundant natural resources.
  5. Kissimmee River: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  6. Osceola National Forest: Rich in diverse ecosystems.
  7. Tate’s Hell State Forest: Abundant wildlife and plant resources.
  8. Blackwater River State Forest: Good for hunting and foraging.
  9. Lake Okeechobee: Rich fishing grounds.
  10. Withlacoochee State Forest: Diverse plant and animal life.
Georgia
  1. Chattahoochee National Forest: Rich in natural resources.
  2. Okefenokee Swamp: Abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems.
  3. Blue Ridge Mountains: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Appalachian Mountains: Rich in plant and animal life.
  5. Oconee National Forest: Good for hunting and foraging.
  6. Savannah River: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  7. Chattahoochee River: Rich in diverse ecosystems.
  8. Cumberland Island: Abundant coastal resources.
  9. Flint River: Good for fishing and foraging.
  10. Tallulah Gorge State Park: Rich in natural resources.
Hawaii
  1. Big Island (Hawaii Island): Diverse ecosystems, rich soil for farming, and abundant fishing.
  2. Maui (Haleakalā National Park): Fertile land, diverse plant life, and good fishing.
  3. Kaua’i (Na Pali Coast): Abundant natural resources and excellent fishing.
  4. Moloka’i: Rich soil for farming and strong community support.
  5. O’ahu (Ko’olau Range): Fertile land and diverse ecosystems.
  6. Lanai: Remote with excellent hunting and foraging opportunities.
  7. Hana (Maui): Abundant natural resources and fertile soil.
  8. Waimea (Big Island): Excellent for farming and fishing.
  9. Kona (Big Island): Rich agricultural land and good fishing.
  10. Hilo (Big Island): Abundant water sources and fertile soil.
Idaho
  1. Sawtooth Valley: Excellent hunting, fishing, and fertile soil for gardening.
  2. Panhandle National Forests: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  3. Salmon River: Known for its fishing and remote living opportunities.
  4. Teton Valley: Fertile soil for farming and great hunting grounds.
  5. Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness: Vast wilderness for hunting and foraging.
  6. Hells Canyon: Abundant fishing and remote living opportunities.
  7. Payette National Forest: Rich in wildlife and natural resources.
  8. Owyhee Canyonlands: Remote with good hunting and foraging opportunities.
  9. Clearwater River Valley: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  10. Wood River Valley: Scenic with good hunting and gardening opportunities.
Illinois
  1. Shawnee National Forest: Abundant wildlife and fertile land.
  2. Starved Rock State Park: Rich natural resources and diverse plant life.
  3. Mississippi River Valley: Excellent fishing and fertile soil.
  4. Illinois River Valley: Good for farming and fishing.
  5. Kankakee River State Park: Rich in plant and animal resources.
  6. Cache River State Natural Area: Abundant wildlife and water resources.
  7. Rock River Valley: Fertile soil and good fishing opportunities.
  8. Matthiessen State Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  9. Pere Marquette State Park: Rich in natural resources and good for fishing.
  10. Apple River Canyon State Park: Abundant wildlife and fertile land.
Indiana
  1. Hoosier National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Brown County State Park: Fertile soil and diverse plant life.
  3. Turkey Run State Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Indiana Dunes National Park: Rich coastal resources and diverse ecosystems.
  5. Patoka Lake: Good fishing and fertile land.
  6. Morgan-Monroe State Forest: Abundant wildlife and plant resources.
  7. White River Valley: Excellent for farming and fishing.
  8. Clifty Falls State Park: Rich in natural resources.
  9. Mississinewa Lake: Good for fishing and foraging.
  10. Yellowwood State Forest: Abundant wildlife and fertile soil.
Iowa
  1. Loess Hills: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  2. Driftless Area: Rich natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  3. Northeast Iowa (Mississippi River): Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  4. Yellow River State Forest: Abundant plant and animal life.
  5. Lake Red Rock: Good for fishing and foraging.
  6. Ledges State Park: Rich in natural resources.
  7. Big Sioux River Valley: Fertile soil and diverse ecosystems.
  8. Maquoketa Caves State Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  9. Rathbun Lake: Good fishing and fertile land.
  10. Spirit Lake: Abundant water resources and wildlife.
Kansas
  1. Flint Hills: Rich in natural resources and fertile soil.
  2. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve: Abundant wildlife and diverse plant life.
  3. Kansas River Valley: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  4. Cimarron National Grassland: Good for hunting and foraging.
  5. Perry Lake: Rich in plant and animal resources.
  6. Tuttle Creek Lake: Good for fishing and foraging.
  7. Chase County: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  8. Big Basin Prairie Preserve: Excellent for hunting and diverse ecosystems.
  9. Wilson Lake: Good fishing and fertile land.
  10. Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area: Rich in natural resources.
Kentucky
  1. Daniel Boone National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Land Between the Lakes: Excellent fishing and fertile soil.
  3. Red River Gorge: Rich in plant and animal life.
  4. Mammoth Cave National Park: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  5. Green River Valley: Good for farming and fishing.
  6. Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area: Abundant wildlife and plant resources.
  7. Cumberland Gap: Rich in natural resources and good for foraging.
  8. Kentucky River Palisades: Fertile soil and abundant water sources.
  9. Lake Cumberland: Good fishing and fertile land.
  10. Pine Mountain: Abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems.
Louisiana
  1. Atchafalaya Basin: Abundant water resources and wildlife.
  2. Kisatchie National Forest: Rich in plant and animal life.
  3. Toledo Bend Reservoir: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  4. Honey Island Swamp: Diverse ecosystems and abundant wildlife.
  5. Bayou Teche: Good for fishing and foraging.
  6. Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge: Rich in natural resources.
  7. Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge: Abundant plant and animal life.
  8. Pearl River Wildlife Management Area: Good for hunting and fishing.
  9. Sabine National Wildlife Refuge: Rich coastal resources.
  10. Lake Pontchartrain: Excellent fishing and diverse ecosystems.
Maine
  1. Aroostook County: Remote with fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  2. Moosehead Lake: Known for excellent fishing and hunting.
  3. Katahdin Area: Rich natural resources and remote living.
  4. Downeast Maine: Coastal resources and fertile soil.
  5. Rangeley Lakes: Abundant fishing and hunting grounds.
  6. Western Maine Mountains: Remote with excellent natural resources.
  7. Penobscot River Valley: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  8. Allagash Wilderness: Vast wilderness with rich hunting opportunities.
  9. Midcoast Maine: Coastal resources and fertile soil for gardening.
  10. Great North Woods: Remote with excellent hunting and foraging.
Maryland
  1. Garrett County: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife, ideal for hunting and fishing.
  2. Appalachian Mountains: Diverse ecosystems with fertile land and good foraging.
  3. Chesapeake Bay Area: Excellent for fishing and water-based resources.
  4. Western Maryland (Savage River State Forest): Remote with rich wildlife and natural resources.
  5. Catoctin Mountain Park: Abundant plant and animal life.
  6. Patuxent River State Park: Fertile soil and good hunting grounds.
  7. Gunpowder Falls State Park: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  8. Assateague Island: Coastal resources and abundant marine life.
  9. Seneca Creek State Park: Good for foraging and hunting.
  10. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: Excellent fishing and diverse wildlife.
Massachusetts
  1. Berkshire Mountains: Rich in natural resources, fertile land, and abundant wildlife.
  2. Cape Cod National Seashore: Coastal resources and excellent fishing.
  3. Quabbin Reservoir Area: Fertile soil and abundant water sources.
  4. Martha’s Vineyard: Diverse ecosystems and good for foraging.
  5. Nantucket: Rich coastal resources and good fishing.
  6. Mohawk Trail State Forest: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  7. Plymouth County: Fertile land and good fishing opportunities.
  8. Wachusett Mountain State Reservation: Rich in plant and animal life.
  9. Blue Hills Reservation: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  10. Western Massachusetts (Mount Greylock State Reservation): Abundant wildlife and fertile soil.
Michigan
  1. Upper Peninsula (Porcupine Mountains): Remote with rich natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Northern Michigan (Traverse City): Fertile soil and excellent hunting and fishing.
  3. Huron-Manistee National Forests: Diverse ecosystems and rich in natural resources.
  4. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: Coastal resources and abundant plant life.
  5. Isle Royale National Park: Excellent for fishing and remote living.
  6. Tahquamenon Falls State Park: Rich in wildlife and water resources.
  7. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: Abundant natural resources and good for foraging.
  8. Saginaw Bay: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  9. Muskegon River Valley: Good for farming and fishing.
  10. Ludington State Park: Diverse ecosystems and rich natural resources.
Minnesota
  1. Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness: Abundant water resources and wildlife.
  2. Superior National Forest: Rich in natural resources and excellent for hunting.
  3. Voyageurs National Park: Excellent fishing and remote living opportunities.
  4. Itasca State Park: Fertile soil and abundant plant life.
  5. North Shore of Lake Superior: Coastal resources and good fishing.
  6. Chippewa National Forest: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  7. St. Croix River Valley: Fertile land and excellent fishing.
  8. Whitewater State Park: Rich in plant and animal life.
  9. Big Bog State Recreation Area: Abundant wildlife and water resources.
  10. Lake of the Woods: Excellent fishing and remote living.
Mississippi
  1. De Soto National Forest: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Homochitto National Forest: Fertile soil and good for hunting.
  3. Tombigbee National Forest: Excellent for foraging and diverse ecosystems.
  4. Mississippi Delta: Rich soil and abundant plant life.
  5. Natchez Trace Parkway: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  6. Bienville National Forest: Abundant wildlife and fertile soil.
  7. Holly Springs National Forest: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  8. Grenada Lake: Good fishing and rich plant life.
  9. Ross Barnett Reservoir: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  10. Pascagoula River Basin: Diverse ecosystems and abundant wildlife.
Missouri
  1. Mark Twain National Forest: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Ozark National Scenic Riverways: Excellent fishing and fertile soil.
  3. Lake of the Ozarks: Good for fishing and foraging.
  4. Current River: Abundant water resources and wildlife.
  5. Eleven Point River: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  6. Big Spring: Excellent for foraging and fertile soil.
  7. Table Rock Lake: Good fishing and fertile land.
  8. Merramec River Valley: Abundant plant and animal life.
  9. Hawn State Park: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  10. Taum Sauk Mountain State Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
Montana
  1. Bitterroot Valley: Fertile land for farming and access to rivers for fishing.
  2. Flathead Lake: Abundant fishing and fertile soil for gardening.
  3. Bob Marshall Wilderness: Vast wilderness areas for hunting and foraging.
  4. Gallatin Valley: Rich soil for farming and good hunting opportunities.
  5. Yellowstone River Valley: Excellent fishing and hunting resources.
  6. Swan Valley: Abundant wildlife and fertile land for small-scale farming.
  7. Beartooth Mountains: Remote areas with rich natural resources.
  8. Mission Valley: Fertile land and abundant water sources.
  9. Seeley-Swan Valley: Great for hunting and fishing with ample forest resources.
  10. Paradise Valley: Scenic with good hunting and fishing opportunities.
Nebraska
  1. Sandhills: Abundant grasslands and water resources.
  2. Niobrara River Valley: Excellent fishing and fertile soil.
  3. Platte River Valley: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  4. Omaha Reservation: Good for hunting and foraging.
  5. Pine Ridge: Abundant wildlife and natural resources.
  6. Missouri River Valley: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  7. Republican River Valley: Rich in plant and animal life.
  8. Lake McConaughy: Good fishing and water resources.
  9. Halsey National Forest: Rich in natural resources and good for foraging.
  10. Lewis and Clark Lake: Abundant water resources and wildlife.
Nevada
  1. Great Basin National Park: Remote with rich natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Lake Tahoe Basin: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  3. Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  4. Ruby Mountains: Rich in plant and animal life.
  5. Spring Mountains: Excellent for foraging and diverse ecosystems.
  6. Desert National Wildlife Refuge: Abundant wildlife and natural resources.
  7. Pyramid Lake: Excellent fishing and remote living.
  8. Black Rock Desert: Rich in unique plant and animal life.
  9. Walker Lake: Good fishing and water resources.
  10. Valley of Fire State Park: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
New Hampshire
  1. White Mountain National Forest: Abundant wildlife and natural resources.
  2. Lakes Region: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  3. Great North Woods: Rich in natural resources and good for hunting.
  4. Connecticut River Valley: Fertile soil and abundant plant life.
  5. Monadnock Region: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  6. Lake Winnipesaukee: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  7. Merrimack Valley: Rich in plant and animal life.
  8. Mount Washington Area: Abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems.
  9. Squam Lake: Good fishing and fertile soil.
  10. Seacoast Region: Rich coastal resources and diverse plant life.
New Jersey
  1. Pinelands National Reserve: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: Excellent fishing and fertile land.
  3. Wharton State Forest: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  4. Stokes State Forest: Abundant wildlife and plant life.
  5. Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge: Rich in natural resources and good for foraging.
  6. Bass River State Forest: Fertile soil and diverse plant life.
  7. High Point State Park: Excellent for hunting and fishing.
  8. Cheesequake State Park: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  9. Round Valley Reservoir: Good fishing and fertile land.
  10. Island Beach State Park: Rich coastal resources and marine life.
New Mexico
  1. Gila National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Carson National Forest: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Lincoln National Forest: Rich in diverse ecosystems.
  4. Santa Fe National Forest: Abundant plant and animal life.
  5. Chama Valley: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  6. Jemez Mountains: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  7. Pecos Wilderness: Remote with excellent hunting and foraging opportunities.
  8. Rio Grande Valley: Fertile soil and abundant water resources.
  9. Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks: Rich in natural resources and diverse plant life.
  10. Valles Caldera: Abundant wildlife and rich ecosystems.
New York
  1. Adirondack Park: Vast wilderness areas with rich natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Catskill Mountains: Excellent for hunting, fishing, and foraging.
  3. Finger Lakes Region: Fertile soil and abundant water resources.
  4. Hudson Valley: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  5. Thousand Islands: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  6. Allegheny State Park: Abundant plant and animal life.
  7. Shawangunk Ridge: Rich in natural resources and good for foraging.
  8. Tug Hill Plateau: Remote with excellent hunting and diverse ecosystems.
  9. Lake George: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  10. Long Island Pine Barrens: Rich in plant and animal life.
North Carolina
  1. Great Smoky Mountains: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Blue Ridge Mountains: Fertile soil for farming and good hunting.
  3. Nantahala National Forest: Remote with excellent hunting and fishing.
  4. Pisgah National Forest: Rich in natural resources and community support.
  5. Appalachian Mountains: Great for hunting and foraging.
  6. Yadkin Valley: Fertile land and good fishing opportunities.
  7. Uwharrie National Forest: Remote with abundant wildlife.
  8. Foothills Region: Good for small-scale farming and hunting.
  9. Outer Banks: Coastal resources and fertile soil for gardening.
  10. Sandhills Region: Remote with excellent natural resources.
North Dakota
  1. Turtle Mountains: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Theodore Roosevelt National Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Devils Lake: Fertile soil and excellent fishing.
  4. Pembina Gorge: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  5. Missouri River Valley: Good for farming and fishing.
  6. Lake Sakakawea: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  7. Sheyenne River Valley: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  8. J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge: Rich in plant and animal life.
  9. Killdeer Mountains: Remote with excellent hunting and foraging opportunities.
  10. Little Missouri River: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
Ohio
  1. Wayne National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Hocking Hills State Park: Fertile soil and diverse ecosystems.
  3. Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Grand River Wildlife Area: Rich in plant and animal life.
  5. Mohican State Park: Abundant wildlife and fertile soil.
  6. Maumee State Forest: Good for hunting and foraging.
  7. Lake Erie Islands: Excellent fishing and diverse ecosystems.
  8. Salt Fork State Park: Rich in natural resources and community support.
  9. Shawnee State Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich plant life.
  10. Zaleski State Forest: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
Oklahoma
  1. Ouachita National Forest: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Ozark Plateau: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Wichita Mountains: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  4. Tallgrass Prairie Preserve: Abundant plant and animal life.
  5. Lake Texoma: Good for fishing and fertile soil.
  6. Broken Bow Lake: Excellent fishing and diverse ecosystems.
  7. Black Kettle National Grassland: Rich in natural resources.
  8. Red River Valley: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  9. Lake Eufaula: Good fishing and water resources.
  10. Beavers Bend State Park: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
Oregon
  1. Rogue River Valley: Fertile land for farming and abundant fishing.
  2. Willamette Valley: Known for its rich soil and diverse agriculture.
  3. Wallowa Mountains: Remote with excellent hunting and fishing.
  4. Umpqua National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  5. Deschutes River Valley: Good fishing and fertile land for small-scale farming.
  6. Columbia River Gorge: Rich in natural resources and good fishing.
  7. Crater Lake Area: Abundant wildlife and remote living opportunities.
  8. Mount Hood National Forest: Great for hunting, foraging, and small-scale farming.
  9. Three Sisters Wilderness: Scenic with good hunting and fishing opportunities.
  10. Tillamook State Forest: Rich in natural resources and remote living.
Pennsylvania
  1. Allegheny National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Pocono Mountains: Excellent for hunting, fishing, and foraging.
  3. Susquehanna River Valley: Fertile soil and abundant water resources.
  4. Laurel Highlands: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  5. Tioga State Forest: Abundant plant and animal life.
  6. Pennsylvania Wilds: Excellent for foraging and remote living.
  7. Delaware Water Gap: Rich in natural resources and good for fishing.
  8. Ricketts Glen State Park: Abundant wildlife and diverse plant life.
  9. Ohiopyle State Park: Good for hunting and foraging.
  10. Cherry Springs State Park: Excellent for stargazing, hunting, and foraging.
Rhode Island
  1. Arcadia Management Area: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Big River Management Area: Fertile soil and diverse ecosystems.
  3. Burlingame State Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge: Rich in coastal resources and marine life.
  5. Colt State Park: Abundant plant and animal life.
  6. George Washington Management Area: Rich in natural resources.
  7. Beavertail State Park: Good for fishing and coastal foraging.
  8. Tillinghast Pond Management Area: Diverse ecosystems and fertile soil.
  9. Blackstone River Valley: Rich in plant and animal life.
  10. Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge: Abundant wildlife and coastal resources.
South Carolina
  1. Francis Marion National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Sumter National Forest: Excellent for hunting, fishing, and foraging.
  3. Congaree National Park: Diverse ecosystems and rich plant life.
  4. Blue Ridge Mountains: Fertile soil for farming and good hunting.
  5. Lake Marion: Good for fishing and fertile land.
  6. Santee River: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  7. Edisto River: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  8. ACE Basin: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  9. Savannah River: Fertile soil and abundant plant life.
  10. Hilton Head Island: Rich coastal resources and marine life.
South Dakota
  1. Black Hills National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Badlands National Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Missouri River: Good fishing and fertile soil.
  4. Custer State Park: Rich in plant and animal life.
  5. Wind Cave National Park: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  6. Lake Oahe: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  7. Buffalo Gap National Grassland: Rich in natural resources.
  8. Spearfish Canyon: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  9. Pine Ridge Reservation: Good for hunting and foraging.
  10. Lake Sharpe: Excellent fishing and diverse ecosystems.
Tennessee
  1. Great Smoky Mountains: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Cumberland Plateau: Fertile soil for farming and good hunting.
  3. Cherokee National Forest: Remote with excellent hunting and fishing.
  4. Upper Cumberland Region: Rich in natural resources and community support.
  5. Appalachian Mountains: Great for hunting and foraging.
  6. Highland Rim: Fertile land and good fishing opportunities.
  7. Mississippi River Valley: Abundant wildlife and rich soil.
  8. East Tennessee Valley: Good for small-scale farming and hunting.
  9. Natchez Trace: Remote with excellent natural resources.
  10. Reelfoot Lake: Rich in fishing and wildlife opportunities.
Texas
  1. Big Bend National Park: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Hill Country: Fertile soil for farming and excellent hunting.
  3. Piney Woods: Rich in diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  4. Guadalupe Mountains: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  5. Llano Estacado: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  6. Chisos Mountains: Good for hunting and diverse ecosystems.
  7. Edwards Plateau: Fertile land and abundant wildlife.
  8. Rio Grande Valley: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  9. Sabine National Forest: Rich in plant and animal life.
  10. Davis Mountains: Remote with rich natural resources.
Utah
  1. Wasatch Range: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Uinta Mountains: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Dixie National Forest: Diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  4. Zion National Park: Abundant plant and animal life.
  5. Grand Staircase-Escalante: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
  6. Fishlake National Forest: Rich in natural resources.
  7. Canyonlands National Park: Remote with abundant wildlife.
  8. Bear Lake: Good fishing and fertile soil.
  9. Capitol Reef National Park: Rich in plant and animal life.
  10. Bryce Canyon National Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
Vermont
  1. Northeast Kingdom: Remote with abundant wildlife and fertile soil.
  2. Green Mountain National Forest: Excellent hunting and foraging.
  3. Champlain Valley: Rich in agricultural land and good fishing.
  4. Mad River Valley: Fertile soil and good hunting opportunities.
  5. White River Valley: Abundant water sources and fertile soil.
  6. Otter Creek Valley: Rich in wildlife and excellent for farming.
  7. Stowe Area: Scenic with good hunting and fishing opportunities.
  8. Lamoille Valley: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  9. Deerfield Valley: Great for hunting and small-scale farming.
  10. Brattleboro Area: Rich in natural resources and community support.
Virginia
  1. Shenandoah Valley: Fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  2. Blue Ridge Mountains: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  3. George Washington National Forest: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  4. Appalachian Mountains: Abundant wildlife and rich plant life.
  5. Great Dismal Swamp: Diverse ecosystems and good for foraging.
  6. New River Valley: Good fishing and fertile land.
  7. Rappahannock River Valley: Rich in natural resources and community support.
  8. Allegheny Mountains: Abundant wildlife and rich plant life.
  9. Smith Mountain Lake: Excellent fishing and diverse ecosystems.
  10. Powhatan State Park: Fertile soil and abundant plant and animal life.
Washington
  1. Olympic Peninsula: Rich in natural resources and abundant wildlife.
  2. Cascade Range: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Columbia River Gorge: Fertile soil and abundant water resources.
  4. San Juan Islands: Rich coastal resources and marine life.
  5. Mount Rainier National Park: Diverse ecosystems and rich plant life.
  6. North Cascades: Remote with abundant wildlife and natural resources.
  7. Skagit Valley: Fertile soil and good for small-scale farming.
  8. Spokane River Valley: Good fishing and rich plant life.
  9. Puget Sound: Rich in marine resources and diverse ecosystems.
  10. Gifford Pinchot National Forest: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
West Virginia
  1. Monongahela National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Greenbrier Valley: Fertile soil for farming and good hunting.
  3. Potomac Highlands: Scenic with excellent hunting and fishing.
  4. New River Gorge: Rich in natural resources and community support.
  5. Canaan Valley: Remote with fertile soil and abundant wildlife.
  6. Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks: Great for hunting and foraging.
  7. Tygart Valley: Fertile land and good fishing opportunities.
  8. Shenandoah Valley: Rich in agricultural land and wildlife.
  9. Hatfield-McCoy Mountains: Remote with excellent hunting and foraging.
  10. Bluestone River Valley: Good for fishing and small-scale farming.
Wisconsin
  1. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Door County: Excellent for fishing and fertile soil.
  3. Driftless Area: Rich in natural resources and diverse ecosystems.
  4. Northwoods: Abundant wildlife and excellent hunting opportunities.
  5. Kettle Moraine State Forest: Rich in plant and animal life.
  6. Apostle Islands: Rich coastal resources and marine life.
  7. Kickapoo Valley: Fertile soil and good for small-scale farming.
  8. Lake Superior Shoreline: Excellent fishing and water resources.
  9. Mississippi River Valley: Fertile land and abundant wildlife.
  10. Blue Mounds State Park: Rich in natural resources and good for foraging.
Wyoming
  1. Yellowstone National Park: Abundant wildlife and rich natural resources.
  2. Grand Teton National Park: Excellent for hunting and foraging.
  3. Wind River Range: Remote with diverse ecosystems and natural resources.
  4. Bighorn Mountains: Rich in plant and animal life.
  5. Shoshone National Forest: Excellent for foraging and hunting.
  6. Medicine Bow National Forest: Rich in natural resources.
  7. Devils Tower Area: Remote with abundant wildlife.
  8. Bridger-Teton National Forest: Good for fishing and diverse ecosystems.
  9. Jackson Hole: Fertile soil and excellent hunting opportunities.
  10. Red Desert: Rich in unique plant and animal life.
This list provides a wide range of options across various states for those looking to survive off the land, with access to essential resources like food, water, and shelter.
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