National Parks

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
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
Top National Parks in Australia

Top National Parks in Australia

Australian culture involves taking pride in an outdoor lifestyle. The Oceanic country, and its 28 million hectares of national park land, is perfect for spending some one-on-one time with nature. These landscapes vary immensely throughout Australia, from deserts in the ‘outback’ wilderness to white sandy beaches and forests in coastal […]

by December 14, 2018
Plans for a New National Park in Southern England

Plans for a New National Park in Southern England

Recently, the board responsible for reviewing the value of national parks has called for evidence to support Dorset and Devon’s bid to have some of their outstanding natural coastal areas gain national park status. The independent Glover Review, who review whether natural land in England should become national parks, are […]

by December 6, 2018
The Most Beautiful National Parks in South America

The Most Beautiful National Parks in South America

South America has over 300 national parks, each of their landscapes different from the last. They include some of the most beautiful national parks in the world. These are our favourite to look at. Torres del Paine, Chile Located in the Patagonia mountain region of Chile, the national park’s famous […]

by December 1, 2018
Current Threats to UK National Parks and AONB

Current Threats to UK National Parks and AONB

Huge expanses of countryside in the United Kingdom are protected under the possession of Her Majesty by the UK government, but some that are mismanaged (or not property of The Crown) can be under threat by external and internal influences. Outside every national park, the government, local councils and park […]

by November 26, 2018
London to Become World’s First National Park City

London to Become World’s First National Park City

A former geography teacher by the name of Daniel Raven-Ellison proposed the idea for the City of Greater London to embrace a new ideology based around preserving the environment. Now an official crowdfunded environmental bid, which will be launched in 2019, will campaign for London to become the world’s first […]

by November 26, 2018
Top Northern European National Parks

Top Northern European National Parks

Any guide to European national parks would be incomplete without featuring some of the natural islands, forest parks and mountainous landscapes in the North of Europe. Northern Europe here mainly refers to the Scandinavian countries and Iceland. While the temperatures tend to be cold, especially up in the Baltic mountains, […]

by November 11, 2018