Remote Spot Statistics

Summary statistics from the 35 Remote Spots we have documented thus far as part of Project Remote.

Average Distance From a Road:  6.6 miles (max is WY at 21.6; min is CT Mainland at 1.1)

Average Distance From a Trail (of the 19 land-based Spots):  1.05 miles

Total Travel Miles:  773

Total Hiking Miles:  476

Total Boating Miles:  296

Percent with Cell Phone Coverage:  60%

Percent within Public Land:  89%

Number within Wilderness Areas: 13

Number within National Forests: 8

Number within National Parks: 5

Number within National Wildlife Refuges: 8

Percent with Human Presence Recorded during a 15-minute Remote Spot Assessment:  89%

Percent Reachable in 1 Day*:  66%

*We are able to travel to and document the Spot then return to our point of departure in 1 day

What do these statistics tell you about remoteness in our country?