National Parks

Un visiteur observe un bison mâle en toute sécurité dans son véhicule sur la promenade Elk Island, parc national Elk Island. / A visitor views a bull bison from the safety of their vehicle along the Elk Island Parkway, Elk Island National Park.

Hidden Dangers: Staying Safe in National Parks

Over 300 million people visited America’s national parks in 2017 – with hundreds of millions more visiting ecological and geologically protected areas around the globe. National parks are beautiful places, there’s no doubt about that. But they can also be dangerous killers too. Nearly 150 people died in America’s national […]

by October 11, 2018
How the National Trust Protects National Parks

How the National Trust Protects National Parks

The National Trust is a UK charity which operates by using donations, membership fees and commercial activity. National Parks are a major priority of theirs, along with castles and monuments. The National Trust works alongside parliament to prevent people from developing or selling important historical or natural buildings or land. […]

by October 9, 2018
The New Forest National Park

The New Forest National Park

Families flock from all over the country for the ancient woodland, open moors, heathland and cliff top walks at the New Forest in the South of England. The New Forest National Park is preserved by English authorities, as 90% the property of Her Majesty, for the peace and tranquility of […]

by September 28, 2018
Literature and National Parks of the US

Literature and National Parks of the US

Since they were first created a hundred or so years ago, the national parks of the United States have occupied a unique position in the public mythos. Some of the modern continent’s most treasured writers have drawn upon the wild and untamed landscapes for inspiration, and you can still visit […]

by September 14, 2018
National Park Mysteries

National Park Mysteries

There are over 500 million acres of National Park land in the USA alone, covering the full range of climates and landscapes. These wild and untamed regions are a magnet for the adventurous and prospective explorers – but that same remoteness also gives them a mysterious air. Literally thousands of […]

by September 6, 2018
The Newest National Parks Around the World

The Newest National Parks Around the World

Since the first national parks were created in America in the late 1800s, the concept has spread all across the globe. In fact, to this day new national parks are still being fenced off from human development – from China to Peru or Sweden. So where are these developments in […]

by June 15, 2018
The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 3

The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 3

Traveling through the great national parks of the world it is truly amazing to see such grand landscapes untouched by the hands of man. Animals can live as they have always done so long before man disturbed the environment, and flowers and trees are allowed to blossom and grow to […]

by May 3, 2018
The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 2

The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 2

The great national parks around the world are remarkable as they are the last great wildernesses, they are pockets of protected land that are undisturbed by man. They show society what the landscape used to look like thousands of years before man started to develop. They also preserve the flora […]

by April 26, 2018
Why are There National Parks?

Why are There National Parks?

Every nation around the world have national parks, but why? Most countries have national parks because it is a protected area of land that is a great example of their ecosystems and indicative of what the country is all about. By designating these areas as parks of the nation, vast […]

by March 3, 2018
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For Features - A customer on the big zip - Robert Hardman tests out The worlds 2nd biggest 1750metres Zip wire experience at Penrhy Slate Quarry,Bethesda,Gwynedd.

The National Parks of Britain – Part 3

The third and concluding part of our tour of the magnificent national parks of Great Britain starts in Northumberland. In part two we ended our exploration in the Cairngorms of Scotland with its wild and exciting landscape, now we survey the beautiful rolling hills of the Northumberland National Park. Northumberland […]

by February 26, 2018