||Kerinci Seblat National Park has an area of 1,375,349 Ha,
- 353,780 Ha (25.86%) are in the area of West Sumatra Province,
- 422,190 Ha (30,86%) Province of Jambi,
- 310.910 Ha (22.73%) Province of Bengkulu;
- 281.120 Ha (20.55%) Province of South Sumatra.
Kerinci Seblat National Park area is included in the 9 regencies, 43 subdistricts and 134 villages in the four provinces.
Most of this national park is a series of mountains of Bukit Barisan Selatan on the central island of Sumatra.
Kerinci Seblat National Park is the largest forest area of 3 conservation areas built as Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra and is recognized as one of Asia’s most important tropical forest blocks for biodiversity.
At the 3rd World Park Congress in 1982 in Bali the Government of Indonesia declared eleven candidates for national parks, one of which is Kerinci Seblat National Park with an area of 1,484,660 ha.
Coordination Meeting of 4 Provincial regions to its administrative territory is Kerinci Seblat National Park in 1982 in Padang covering that the candidate of this National Park has an area of 1,484,660 ha.
Coordination Meeting of National Planning and Development Agency (BAPPENAS) in 1992 in Jakarta, proposed Kerinci Seblat National Park area originally 1.484.660 ha. to 1,368,000 ha.
The Minister of Forestry in 1996 changed the function of part of the forest area in Jambi, West Sumatera, South Sumatera and Bengkulu 1,368,000 ha into Kerinci Seblat National Park.
The Minister of Forestry and Estate Crops in 1999 established the Kerinci Seblat National Park Area in the Provinces of Jambi, South Sumatera and Bengkulu area: 1.375.349,867 ha
The Minister of Forestry in 2004 changed the function of part of the permanent production forest area in the Sipurak Hook Forest Group located in Merangin District of Jambi Province covering ± 14,160 ha into an expansion of Kerinci Seblat National Park.