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Protected Areas Infoboxes

When adding one of these to an existing article, you may want to add a link to this page in your edit summary.

Sample edit summary text for replacing the old infobox table in an existing article:

  • replaced protected area table with the [[Wikipedia:WikiProject Protected Areas/Infobox|protected area infobox]]

Sample edit summary text an existing article that has no infobox:

  • added the [[Wikipedia:WikiProject Protected Areas/Infobox|protected area infobox]]

In addition, please add the WikiProject Protected areas tag to the top of the article's talk page by entering the following code:

  • {{WikiProject Protected areas}}

Standard Protected Areas Infobox[edit]

Splendor in the Grass National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Splendor in the Grass National Park
Map showing the location of Splendor in the Grass National Park
Map of the United States
Location Benton, Kansas, USA
Nearest city Wichita, Kansas
Coordinates 37°48′1″N 97°5′29″W / 37.80028°N 97.09139°W / 37.80028; -97.09139Coordinates: 37°48′1″N 97°5′29″W / 37.80028°N 97.09139°W / 37.80028; -97.09139
Area 50,000 acres
(202.34 km²)
Established January 1, 1907
Visitors 654,321 (in 2005)
Governing body National Park Service

Basic infobox for protected areas.

The color of the IUCN field changes based on the category:

IUCN Category bgcolor
Ia Strict Nature Reserve #E7AF97
Ib Wilderness Area #DACAA5
II National Park #CDE5B2
III Natural Monument #BFFFBF
IV Habitat/Species Management Area #B2E5CD
V Protected Landscape/Seascape #A5CADA
VI Managed Resource Protected Area #A8BDEC


Australia national parks[edit]

Belair National Park
Map showing the location of Belair National Park
Map showing the location of Belair National Park
Coordinates 35°00′47″S 138°39′21″E / 35.01306°S 138.65583°E / -35.01306; 138.65583
Area 8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Established 1891
Visitors 12,345 (in 2005)
Administrator Department for Environment and Heritage
Website Official web page

Sample infobox for use in Australian national park articles.

South African protected areas[edit]

Kruger National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Kruger National Park
Map showing the location of Kruger National Park
Map of South Africa
Location Mpumalanga & Limpopo, South Africa
Nearest city Nelspruit, South Africa
Coordinates 24°0′41″S 31°29′7″E / 24.01139°S 31.48528°E / -24.01139; 31.48528
Area 18,988 km²
Established January 1, 1926
Visitors 1,336,981 (in 2004)
Governing body South African National Parks

Sample infobox for South African protected areas. The {{Location map}} system is used to display the location on a map; in the map field, "South Africa" can be replaced with the name of a province to display a map of that province only. The infobox can be expanded or reduced in the amount of information displayed

State park infobox[edit]

St. Clement's Island State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of St. Clement's Island State Park
Map showing the location of St. Clement's Island State Park
Location St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA
Nearest city Leonardtown, MD
Coordinates 38°12′30″N 76°44′40″W / 38.20833°N 76.74444°W / 38.20833; -76.74444
Area 40 acres (0.16 km²)
Governing body Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Lost in the Woods State Park
Location Greenville, Ohio, USA
Coordinates 40°6′9″N 84°37′41″W / 40.10250°N 84.62806°W / 40.10250; -84.62806
Area 5,000 acres (20.23 km²)
Established 1900
Visitors 600,000 (in 2004)
Governing body Ohio Department of Natural Resources

You can use the standard infobox. The image is optional, as is the IUCN category. See the two examples to the right.