National Parks

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
Wicklow Mountains National Park

The National Parks of Ireland

Ireland is a beautiful country, with a population of under eight million people in such a large territory it means that outside the relatively small cities there is plenty of countryside that is free from crowds. The terrain is dominated by a long coastline of nearly two thousand miles, and […]

by May 18, 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
Could Galloway Soon Become Scotland’s Third National Park?

Could Galloway Soon Become Scotland’s Third National Park?

At 229 square miles, Galloway Forest Park in Southern Scotland can already lay claim to being the largest forest area in the United Kingdom. But it seems The Scottish Campaign for National Parks has a higher status in sight. With over 800,000 visitors a year exploring the hills and forested […]

by February 27, 2019
Key Figures in the History of the UK’s National Parks

Key Figures in the History of the UK’s National Parks

National Parks are a human invention. Nature does not put concrete boundaries on areas of natural beauty – but people do. Sometimes, they are needed to protect the most outstanding and vitally important wild areas. And it is the job of people like these unsung heroes to define the boundaries, […]

by February 24, 2019
Some Great Hikes & Trails of America’s National Parks

Some Great Hikes & Trails of America’s National Parks

With over 84 million acres of land to choose from, there are thousands of hikes and trails in America’s national parks. From dirt paths, eroded by human passage over hundreds of years, to well-trodden tourist trails that sometimes attracts hundreds of visitors a day – there’s plenty of options for […]

by February 15, 2019
Ladybower Reservoir, Derwent Valley, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England

The Most Visited National Parks in the World

Around the world, nature reserves and National Parks receive more than 8 billion visits each year. That’s on average, one visit or more per person per year. Of course, a lot of the global population is unable to visit protected natural areas – so that number might be even higher. […]

by February 3, 2019
Top National Parks in Africa

Top National Parks in Africa

Africa has a lot to offer if you are coming there for a visit to see its beautiful nature. From one end to another, countries in Africa have many national parks where you can see the pure wildlife living its daily lives. They are the world’s treasure and it is […]

by January 19, 2019
Best UK Trail Walks through National Parks

Best UK Trail Walks through National Parks

For many people, the UK’s National Parks are, indeed, national treasures. The carefully preserved unspoiled landscapes, the fascinating and sometimes endangered wildlife, and the traditional ways of life found within them are widely thought of as well worth looking after. But what’s the best way to enjoy these dramatic and […]

by December 27, 2018
The Maldives’ First National Marine Park

The Maldives’ First National Marine Park

The Maldives’ first national marine park (NMP) covers over 1,000 hectares in the Noonu Atoll area of the Indian Ocean island chain. This environmentally diverse lagoon is known as Edu Faru. Nine uninhabited islets were granted national park status by the Maldives government in 2017, with the aim of conserving […]

by December 25, 2018