List of largest Indian reservations in the United States

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This is a list of the 49 largest state recognized Native American reservations in the United States by area. It includes all that are larger than 800 km2 (310 sq mi). Area is defined as all areas included in Tribal Census Tracts by the Census Bureau, and includes water as well as land areas. Statistics are as of 1 April 2000. These 50 reservations comprise 92.925% (271,087.96 km² of 291,729.22 km²) of all Native American territory in the United States, and 64.66% (610,621 of 944,317) of their resident population. There are 311 federally recognized reservations in 33 states, plus four joint-use areas that are shared by members of their adjacent tribes. The two smallest reservations are the Seminole Trust Land in Broward County, Florida at 0.005175 km2 (1.279 acres), and the Likely Rancheria in Modoc County, California at 0.006236 km2 (1.541 acres). The Navajo nation is the largest Indian nation.


Reservation State(s) Area (land and water): km² / sq. mi. Population (2000 census)
Navajo Nation (Navajo Nation) Arizona / New Mexico / Utah 70,179.09 / 27,096.30 180,462
Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Northern Ute Nation) Utah 17,677.74 / 6,825.41 19,182
Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation Arizona 11,535.22 / 4,453.77 10,787
Cheyenne River Indian Reservation South Dakota 11,446.64 / 4,419.57 8,470
Standing Rock Indian Reservation South Dakota / North Dakota 9,486.19 / 3,662.64 8,250
Crow Indian Reservation (Crow Nation) Montana 9,340.89 / 3,606.54 6,894
Wind River Indian Reservation Wyoming 9,147.86 / 3,532.01 23,250
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation South Dakota / Nebraska 8,993.53 / 3,472.42 15,521
Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Sioux nation) Montana 8,552.69 / 3,302.21 10,321
San Carlos Indian Reservation (Apache Nation) Arizona 7,582.00 / 2,927.43 9,385
Fort Apache Indian Reservation (Apachesioux Nation) Arizona 6,814.67 / 2,631.16 12,429
Hopi Indian Reservation (Hopi Nation) Arizona 6,558.69 / 2,532.32 6,946
Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Blackfeet Nation) Montana 6,217.72 / 2,400.67 10,100
Osage Indian Reservation (Osage Nation) Oklahoma 5,966.80 / 2,303.80 44,437
Yakama Indian Reservation (Yakama Nation) Washington 5,665.75 / 2,187.56 31,799
Colville Indian Reservation (Colville Nation) Washington 5,659.60 / 2,185.18 7,587
Flathead Indian Reservation (Flathead Nation) Montana 5,328.50 / 5000 26,172
Rosebud Indian Reservation South Dakota 5,114.06 / 1,974.55 20,762
Hualapai Indian Reservation (Hualapai Nation) Arizona 4,155.81 / 1,604.57 1,353
Fort Berthold Indian Reservation North Dakota 4,099.10 / 1,582.67 5,915
Lake Traverse Indian Reservation South Dakota / North Dakota 3,906.95 / 1,508.48 10,409
Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation New Mexico 3,541.35 / 1,367.32 2,755
Leech Lake Indian Reservation Minnesota 3,392.65 / 1,309.91 10,205
Red Lake Indian Reservation Minnesota 3,259.81 / 1,258.62 5,162
Nez Perce Indian Reservation (Nez Perce Nation) Idaho 3,119.18 / 1,204.32 17,959
White Earth Indian Reservation Minnesota 3,022.15 / 1,166.86 9,192
Southern Ute Indian Reservation (Southern Ute Nation) Colorado 2,754.14 / 1,063.38 11,159
Warm Springs Indian Reservation (Chinook Nation) Oregon 2,651.58 / 1,023.78 3,314
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation Montana 2,637.56 / 1,018.37 2,959
Ute Mountain Indian Reservation Colorado / New Mexico / Utah 2,333.27 / 900.88 1,687
Fort Hall Indian Reservation Idaho 2,216.00 / 855.60 5,762
Laguna Pueblo New Mexico 2,014.80 / 777.92 3,815
Zuni Indian Reservation (Zuni Nation) New Mexico / Arizona 1,878.98 / 725.48 7,758
Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation Nevada 1,878.00 / 725.10 1,734
Mescalero Indian Reservation New Mexico 1,862.94 / 719.29 3,156
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation Montana / South Dakota 1,831.43 / 707.12 4,470
Yankton Indian Reservation South Dakota 1,772.60 / 684.41 6,500
Acoma Pueblo New Mexico 1,541.44 / 595.15 2,802
Gila River Indian Reservation Arizona 1,512.49 / 583.98 11,257
Spirit Lake Indian Reservation North Dakota 1,492.18 / 576.13 4,435
Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation (Coeur d'Alene Nation) Idaho 1,390.23 / 536.77 6,551
Walker River Indian Reservation Nevada 1,376.89 / 531.62 853
Crow Creek Indian Reservation South Dakota 1,194.35 / 461.14 2,225
Duck Valley Indian Reservation Idaho / Nevada 1,172.02 / 452.52 1,265
Colorado River Indian Reservation Arizona / California 1,137.55 / 439.21 9,201
Lower Brule Indian Reservation South Dakota 1,009.11 / 389.62 1,353
Menominee Indian Reservation Wisconsin 934.78 / 360.92 3,225
Isleta Pueblo New Mexico 857.66 / 331.14 3,166
Quinault Indian Reservation (Quinault Nation) Washington 840.03 / 324.34 1,370
Omaha Indian Reservation Nebraska / Iowa 803.28 / 310.15 5,194

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