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Category Archives: national park
Welcome to Brumbria: should the West Midlands become a national park?
Could a plan to turn the West Midlands into a national park transform the Black Country’s unlovely reputation, asks Wolverhampton native Stuart Jeffries
Joshua Tree national park: music, myths and art in the desert
In – and around – Joshua Tree the arts and culture shine all year round
Dome and the ranch: California’s Joshua Tree national park – in pictures
Robert Hull explores the Mojave desert at its wild and weird best via Instagram
How to hike the Grand Canyon
With the US’s natural wonders facing an uncertain future, now is the time to visit the greatest of them all. Our writer tackles the 23-mile Rim-to-Rim trail in a single, muscle-grinding day, but offers tips for walking the route at a gentler pace
Patagonia’s controversial new national park
The creation of the Parque Patagonia conservation area – the brainchild of a billionaire US couple – is a step to creating one of the world’s largest national parks. But what’s the hiking like?
Running the South Downs Way
Jogging from Winchester to Eastbourne seemed the perfect way to enjoy one of England’s oldest trails for Martin Love. But then he ran out of steam
Wales’ perfect new wave: Snowdonia’s inland surfing lake
What’s so great about surfing in the sea anyway? There’s waiting for waves, the tiring wading out bit and, well, sewage sometimes. Surf Snowdonia, which opens today, is offering a striking new inland alternative
Kakadu national park: what to do, where to go, what to see
After visiting Kakadu national park four times in six weeks, Helen Davidson knows to avoid the crocs, catch the sunsets and swim in the gorges.