Parks Beyond Borders: Winter Fun, and Budget Cuts, Come To Canada's Banff

Canada's iconic Banff National Park will host second annual Snow Days festival from January 10th to February 12th as new park superintendent discusses the impact of Parks Canada budget cuts.

Parks Beyond Borders: Leaf-Peeping Picnics In Korea, Tanzania's Tiniest, More Shore For Canada's Gulf Islands

An global roundup of national park news—this week in Korea, Tanzania and Canada.

Parks Beyond Borders: Ireland's Best National Parks, Germany Funds Namibian Parks, Rain Damage in Canada And Kenya

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Parks Beyond Borders: Ireland's Best National Parks, Germany Funds Namibian Parks, Canada Spring Damage

Parks Beyond Borders / Video Feature: Riding the Rails to Canada's Banff And Jasper National Parks

Jasper Park View
There are great national park train trips all over the world—and one of the best is riding the rails to Canada’s Banff and Jasper National Parks. Swaying through the Canadian Rockies is as good as it gets—and on the Rocky Mountaineer, the setting, service, and food are first-class. Lesser cost options make these parks a not-to-be-missed world-class experience.

Parks Beyond Borders: “Recreational Shooting” Comes To National Parks In Oz; Canadian Rep Rejects Park Cuts

Moonrise Riding Mountain
The Premier of the Australian State of New South Wales announced on May 30th that “volunteer pest control,” or the hunting of of feral animals, would be permitted in 79 of the State’s 799 national parks, nature reserves and state conservation areas, thanks to “amendments to the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002.”

Parks Beyond Borders: Canada Funds New Urban National Park While Cutting Budgets And Dropping Employees; And A Dark Sky Park For England?

Rouge River in Toronto
Canadians celebrate finalized funding for a new "Urban National Park" in Toronto while continuing to lament Parks Canada budget cuts and closures. A few national parks in the UK celebrate the unexpected appeal of their dark skies and improving customer service.

Parks Beyond Borders #3: Looking Abroad At National Park News

Sign in a train bound for a National Park in Japan
A roundup of national park news in other nations.

Parks Beyond Borders #2: Looking Abroad At Other National Park News

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A round up of international park news.
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