#National Parks

Report confirms Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is economic powerhouse for NJ, PA communities

DELAWARE WATER GAP NATIONAL RECREATION AREA – The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) announced new research showing Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area generated over $235 million for local businesses in 2021. This new fiscal impact analysis report was developed by NPCA in partnership with economic development consultants Jon...
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Plan to ban women from Australian national park sparks outrage

A plan to ban women from access to part of a New South Wales, Australia national park has caused uproar among local Indigenous women, who have branded the move “discriminatory.” Wollumbin National Park, also known as Mount Warning, is located in the Tweed Shire in far north New South Wales, with the landmark attracting about 127,000 people annually. Wollumbin Mountain was declared an Aboriginal Place above 2000 feet to the summit by the New South Wales government in 2014 to protect its cultural values and formally recognize it as a place of special significance to Aboriginal people. The Wollumbin National Park summit trek...

If you visit one NJ park this holiday season, let it be this one

There are so many beautiful and Picturesque places to go in New Jersey, that some of the best get overlooked. But don’t overlook this one. Because if I had to choose one of the most beautiful places to visit — the kind that makes you feel proud to be from the state — it would have to be Historic Walnford in Upper Freehold, part of the Monmouth County Park System.

The Mysterious Dog-Killing Bacteria Plaguing a Popular National Park

Zion National Park is one of the country’s, if not the world’s, natural wonders. In Eastern Utah, the park is the 10th most visited national park according to the National Park Service (NPS), and throughout the pandemic continually struggled with overcrowding, with many hikers flooding in to cram themselves onto one hiking trail in particular: the Narrows.The Narrows, aptly named, is the narrowest part of Zion Canyon. Hiking through it involves sloshing through the Virgin River, surrounded by huge rock faces on either side.But a few weeks ago, the park was forced to warn visitors against the Narrows along with...

The Absolute Best Hiking Trails In Redwood National Park

Northern California has over 23 state and national parks with old growth redwood forests. While there are hundreds of trails throughout this part of the state, only a handful are home to these massive redwoods that visitors come to see. The largest redwood trees are located within what are called...

Canada Parliament To Review New Cape Breton Highlands National Park Management Plan

National parks provide a way of exploring, learning, and connecting to nature. Parks Canada is a recognized leader in conservation and has taken actions to safeguard national parks and national marine conservation areas and help preserve threatened species. A management strategy to oversee Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia)...

Sequoia vs Kings Canyon National Park – What’s the Difference?

Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park are two of the most popular parks in California. But because they share a border and are governed by the same park system, there is a lot of confusion about the difference between them. So what is the difference between Sequoia and...

HaBsor National Park (Eshkol Park) – Visitors Guide

HaBsor National Park (Eshkol Park) in Western Negev is situated near Besor Stream and is a good place for recreational activities. HaBsor National Park (Eshkol Park) is located in the Negev, not far from Ofakim. Directions for drivers: Link to Waze and Link to Google Maps. Directions for public transport:...

‘Tis the season for a Christmas tree

Christmas tree permits are available for purchase from the Siuslaw National Forest now through Dec. 31. Visit to purchase a permit online. Visit or call one of the district ranger offices to purchase a permit in person or over the phone. Permits cost $5 each, with an additional $2.50...

Pretty Places: Castleton in The Peak District

In one of the UK’s best-loved national parks, sits a small village surrounded by towering peaks and hills, served by a meandering river. Overlooked by the ruins of an 11th century hill-top castle, Castleton in the Peak District is best known for it’s impressing hiking routes and charming appearance: