There are beautiful and unusual natural parks in almost every corner of the planet. Strange animals live in them, rare flowers and trees grow. Often, it is precisely such natural reserves of the world that become the central object of a trip. If you are choosing where to go to enjoy the beauty of nature, we present the TOP of the largest parks that will delight you.
The largest protected areas
In this list, we have collected the best national natural parks in the world that delight tourists.
Nature reserves and national parks of the world
🐻 Greenland National Park. It was founded in 1974 and is the largest in the world. It is incredibly close to the North Pole and occupies 972 thousand km. sq. land Bighorn sheep, polar bears, walruses and other rare animals live here.
🐘 Limpopo Transboundary Park. It was founded in 2000 and passes through several African countries. At the moment, the park has a territory of 37 thousand km. sq. Leopards, African elephants, hyenas and other amazing animals live here.
🐴 Reserve named after Kruger. It was founded in 1898 and is included in the UNESCO heritage list. It is located on the territory of South Africa and has an area of 19,000 km. sq. It is divided into three parts, and the central one is home to rare animals, including 17 species of antelope.
National natural parks of the world
🐅 Serengeti. Founded in 1929, it is located in Tanzania and covers an area of 15,000 km. sq. More than 3 million large animals and various species of birds live here. You will be able to see wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, which travel thousands of kilometers while migrating.
🐃 Yellowstone. The park was created in 1872 in the USA. It lies on 9 thousand km. sq. and delights with wonderful nature. Unusual lakes, volcanoes, mountains and canyons amaze with their beauty. And rare birds and animals live here: grizzly bears, rhinoceroses, pronghorns.
🐆 Snowdonia. This English nature reserve covers an area of more than 2,000 km. sq. It was created in 1951 and is even inhabited by people. Here you can walk along the hiking trails, go horseback riding or ride an old train. Very interesting!
Where to go?
If you want to get vivid impressions and enjoy a great vacation, choose one of the nature reserves. Contact the travel agency in Cherkasy ≪Manshaft≫, where they will help you choose a tour and provide support in organizing the trip.
You will be able to visit the most beautiful places on the planet and get vivid impressions from safaris, walks or meeting new animals.The best national parks of the world and Ukraine
Nature is our greatest treasure. We owe her life, comfort and even aesthetic pleasure. But sometimes we are so happy with our strength and power that we forget about its value. It is at such moments that the national parks of the world come to our aid – the concentration of virgin, untouched nature in symbiosis with the unobtrusive and caring attitude of man. There are a lot of such protected areas in the world, and probably every person should visit a national park at least once in his life to see what nature was like before us.
The best national parks of the worldparks of the world and Ukraine
Foreign nature reserves and national parks of Ukraine differ in area, flora and fauna, landscape features. But they are united in one thing – reverent and careful care for nature. What is interesting and unusual in these protected treasuries?
Synevyr National Nature Park, Ukraine
The nature of Transcarpathia is a separate treasure in Ukrainian culture. People come here to relax, get healthy, enjoy unique landscapes and learn more about native flora and fauna.
The National Park of Ukraine “Synevyr” is located in the Zakarpattia region, in the Mizhhirsky district, and has been operating since 1989. As with many national parks, the name was chosen based on the nearby Synevyr Lake.
Synevyr Lake, Transcarpathian Lynx, Synevyr National Nature Park
The park occupies a significant area of 40,400 hectares, and the immediate protected area is almost 6,000 hectares. 914 species of unique plants grow here, and 38 of them are included in the list of the Red Book of Ukraine. 236 animals roam the reserve, some of which are also included in the Red Book.
The park administration emphasizes that the main goal of this protected area is the protection, preservation and study of the Carpathians, namely the peaks of the Tereblian Valley. Conifers and birdsong, ringing streams and waterfalls — they all need constant protection. Here, the bravest can climb the Strymba and Negrovets mountains. This place is a unique opportunity to relax your soul and body, breathing in clean air and getting close to natural beauty.
Azov-Syva National Natural Park, Ukraine
Biryuchy Island is, in fact, a business card of the Kherson region. And it is surrounded by one of the most famous parks
of Ukraine — Azov-Syva National Natural Park.
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Since the end of the 19th century, leading Ukrainian and world biologists drew attention to these lands, and in 1993 they formed a full-fledged park. A little later, Biryuchy Island was added, which until 1994 was part of the “Askania-Nova” nature reserve.
The total area of the park is 52,154 hectares, and it is home to 250 species of animals and 308 species of plants. Walking along it, you can see with your own eyes the dying yarrow and sage. If you are lucky, you will notice a rare golden eagle in the sky, and a majestic gray crane on the branches.
Yosemite National Park, USA
US national parks are a separate form of natural art, they differ from Ukrainian ones not only in their flora and fauna, but also in their popularity among local residents.
Yosemite National Park is located in the state of California and covers three counties at once: Madera, Mariposa and Tuolumne. The total area is 3,081 square kilometers. More than 250 species of wild animals live among noisy waterfalls, rivers and groves of redwoods.
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The park itself is mostly not occupied by civilization, and animals and plants live here in a natural environment, almost in wild conditions. The reserve is considered a “World Heritage” – it received this status from UNESCO back in 1984.
The water system is impressive in its scale — there are about 1,000 lakes, more than 2,500 rivers and streams, and many waterfalls. The most popular among tourists are: Nevada, Vernal, Horsetail and Ribbon.
Yellowstone National Park, USA
Yellowstone National Park is an international reserve that is visited annually by more than 3 million tourists. The huge territory with an area of 898.3 hectares acquired the status of a nature reserve back in 1872. Since then, life has flourished here, and the territory itself is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The park is located in three states: Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, so you can get here in several ways. The main attraction is geysers and rocks, in the solidity of which ancient objects from human life can be seen. Scientists claim that the first people lived here 11,000 years ago.