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Gunung Leuser National Park – Sumatra

The Greatest National Parks in Asia

When we think of the great national parks of the world our minds will probably migrate to the famous African Wildlife parks or the large open spaces of North America. But if you have never visited Asia then you are missing out on some of the most beautiful landscapes on […]

by July 14, 2019
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National Park Jobs

People who work in national parks around the world have different duties and jobs but there are some major ones you might want to know about when visiting or looking to work in that field of area. They are responsible for the protection of the parks, daily operations and safety. […]

by March 14, 2019
Great Pubs for Country Walks in UK National Parks

Great Pubs for Country Walks in UK National Parks

America may have massive canyons, looming mountain ranges with snow dusted peaks and incredible, rugged vistas covering all kinds of biospheres – but they’ll never do a country pub quite like the English. Across Britain’s wild and open National Park spaces, dozens of picturesque and small communities can be found. […]

by February 19, 2019
The Three Great ‘Thru-Hikes’ of the USA

The Three Great ‘Thru-Hikes’ of the USA

There are many long-distance trails that criss-cross the United States, but only three have captured the public imagination for over 50 years. In this article we will try to lay out why exactly they earned such a reputation, as well as perhaps encourage a new wave of interest in it. […]

by February 16, 2019
Hill of Allargue viewpoint at Corgarff

Cairngorms – The UK’s Largest National Park

Despite not capturing the public imagination in same way as some other UK national parks, this Caledonian wilderness in Northern Scotland covers an enormity of natural land. Its area is measured at 40% bigger than England’s largest national park, The Lake District and twice the size the size of Scotland’s […]

by January 25, 2019
Top UK AONBs Which Could Become National Parks

Top UK AONBs Which Could Become National Parks

Over half (around 66%) of the population of Britain live within 30 miles of an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). The status of locals’ natural areas is held in high regard. Over one million people live within one of the 46 AONBs and so are even more passionate about […]

by January 22, 2019
The Best National Parks for Rock-Climbing in the USA

The Best National Parks for Rock-Climbing in the USA

The American continent is known for being big and bold, and their mountains are no different. Nothing beats the views from the top of a national park mountain in America, which is part of why mountain-climbing is so popular in the States. Here are the biggest national park mountains and […]

by January 20, 2019
The World’s Smallest National Parks

The World’s Smallest National Parks

You’d usually associate National Parks with sweeping vistas and panoramic views across wild and untamed landscapes. Less so, a metre-wide patch of grass in the middle of downtown Portland, Oregon – or a tiny private island once owned by a retired newspaper editor. However, these places are legitimate national parks. […]

by January 6, 2019
North Yorkshire Moors Walks and Cycle Routes

North Yorkshire Moors Walks and Cycle Routes

The North Yorkshire Moors allow visitors to traverse timeless moorland, gaze in awe at the historic wonder of century-old abbeys and explore winding pathways in quaint, picture-perfect villages. The best way to explore the vastest area of moorland in the United Kingdom is to take a walk or cycle up […]

by January 1, 2019
America’s National Parks Damaged During Government Shutdown

America’s National Parks Damaged During Government Shutdown

In a lesser-foreseen consequence of the longest shutdown in US Government history, the National Park service has taken a big hit. About to re-open this week, visiting correspondents report overflowing bins and toilets as well as signs of vandalism and litter everywhere. In California, the historic Joshua Tree National Park […]

by December 22, 2018