Arches National Park

Photo: Arches, North Window (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Arches National Park Key Linksnps.gov/arch/index.htmDark Sky CertifiedTimed [email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9Jrhi8BmQup4QMea7 HeadlinesArches National Park timed entry system working well, but will it be back? – KUTVTimed entry pilot program begins at Arches National ParkAnother national park in Utah is set to require reservations for entry as visitation …

Great Basin National Park

Photo: Great Basin National Park, Ridge North of Lexington Creek (Some rights reserved) Updating news and key links to Great Basin National Park located in northern Nevada. In 2022 the Lehman Caves celebrates its 100th anniversary as a protected area. Webinars hosted by Great Basin National Park Foundation take place the first Wednesday of the …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: Ron Mader, View from Imperial Point (Some rights reserved) Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, ranges in …

National Park

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) National Park = a scenic or historically important area of countryside protected by the federal government for the enjoyment of the general public or the preservation of wildlife Parque Nacional = un área pintoresca o históricamente importante del campo protegida por el gobierno federal para el disfrute del público en …

Brecon Beacons National Park

Photo: Jack Pease, Rhinagoll Valley (Some rights reserved) Wales – The Brecon Beacons National Park (Welsh: Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) is one of three national parks, and is centred on the Brecon Beacons range of hills in the south. It includes the Black Mountain (Welsh: Y Mynydd Du) in the west, Fforest Fawr (Great Forest) …

Kalkajaka National Park

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) National Park is a 781 hectare protected area in Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. Headlines‘It’ll haunt you forever’: Traditional owners warn climbers of perils entering FNQ’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’ – Brendan Mounter To Indigenous traditional owners, Kalkajaka is a sacred battlefield of both spirits and warring clan groups. …

Banff National Park

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Little Copper Mountain via Gibbon Pass and Redearth Creek Trail (Some rights reserved) Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the flagship of the nation’s park system. The park encompasses more than 6,000 square kilometers of mountain wilderness and is part of the larger Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World …

Paparoa National Park

Photo: Pancake Rocks Established in 1987, Paparoa National Park is perhaps most famous for the Pancake Rocks and blowholes of Dolomite Point, near the little settlement of Punakaiki. The park includes luxuriant coastal forest, limestone cliffs and canyons, caves, and underground streams. Key Linkshttps://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/ Great WalksNew Zealand’s Department of Conservation has announced the Paparoa …

England’s Lake District

Photo: David Nicholls, Lake District National Park: Tarn Hows (Some rights reserved) A national park since 1951, England’s Lake District was inscribed on World Heritage List at 41whc. The region is home to England’s largest natural lake – Windermere – and highest mountain – Scafell Pike. The 885 sq-mile (2,292 sq km) national park had been trying …

Olympic National Park

Photo: Jasperdo, Hurricane Ridge Parking Lot (Some rights reserved) Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. The park has four basic regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt originally created Mount Olympus …