The most beautiful national parks in the world

The best of the world's national parks

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful national parks in the world
Inserted: 03.06.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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In the national parks we find the most beautiful and best-preserved nature from the individual countries of the world. That is why more and more visitors are coming to them. Let's take a look at the most beautiful national parks in the world in which we find beautiful mountains, lakes, canyons, but also volcanoes, the sea coast and wildlife.

1.
Central Karakoram National Park

The most beautiful area of Pakistan

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Karakoram, except for the polar regions it is the mountain range with the longest glaciers, which are… continue reading

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Sagarmatha National Park

The most beautiful area of Nepal in Khumbu Valley

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Only one hundred and fifty kilometers from Kathmandu as the crow flies lies Sagarmatha National Park located… continue reading

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Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve

The most beautiful area of Bolivia

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Southwest Altiplano is undoubtedly one of the most exciting areas that Bolivia and actually the whole South… continue reading

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Torres del Paine National Park

The most beautiful area of Chile

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The Torres del Paine area, located to the east of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, is one of the most… continue reading

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Grand Canyon National Park

Park with the most monumental canyon of the world

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The Grand Canyon National Park is located along the river Colorado. This mighty river is famous for breaking… continue reading

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Fiordland National Park

The most beautiful area of New Zealand

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The Southwest of South Island of New Zealand occupies an amazing natural area – Fiordland. The most well… continue reading

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Kilimanjaro National Park

National park with the highest mountain of Africa

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In the Kilimanjaro National Park you will find three volcanic peaks, Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira. The highest… continue reading

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National park Los Glaciares

The most beautiful region of Argentina

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National Park Glaciares belongs to the most beautiful areas of Patagonia, Argentina and the world – it is… continue reading

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

The most beautiful area of Indonesia

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is a beautiful example of volcanic activity in Indonesia. In the caldera… continue reading

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Ecrins National Park

The most beautiful part of the French Alps

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The Ecrins National Park is situated around the mighty Barre des Écrins (4,102 m asl). It is a very large… continue reading

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Canaima National Park

The most beautiful area of Venezuela

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Canaima National Park is among the world's largest protected areas. It is also one of the most beautiful… continue reading

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Lauca National Park

The most beautiful volcanic area of South America

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The northeast end of the Chilean „noodle“ is situated on the Altiplano Plateau, full of multicolored… continue reading

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Serengeti National Park

The largest and most famous national park in Tanzania

Altitude: 1 469 m / 4 820 ft

A large area in northern Tanzania, known mainly for one of the world's natural wonders: the Great Migration,… continue reading

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Banff National Park

The most beautiful area of Canada

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Banff National Park is the oldest park in Canada. It is famous for beautiful lakes such as Moraine or Peyto.… continue reading

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Aoraki - Mount Cook National Park

The highest mountains of New Zealand

Altitude: 3 458 m / 11 345 ft

In the mountains of the Southern Alps on the South Island you will find the highest mountain in New Zealand –… continue reading

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Rara National Park

The smallest national park in Nepal

Altitude: 2 976 m / 9 764 ft

Around the largest and deepest lake in Nepal – Rara, lies the national park of the same name. Rara is a… continue reading

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Triglav National Park

The most beautiful region of Slovenia

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The Julian Alps of the Slovenian side offer a great number of beautiful places. There are many beautiful… continue reading

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Iguazú National Park

Around the most beautiful waterfalls in the world

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Around the Iguazú falls is a national park along both sides of the border – the Brazilian „Parque Nacional do… continue reading

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

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| Altitude: 2 332 m / 7 651 ft

Bryce Canyon despite its name is not a typical example of the classic canyon. It's basically a series of… continue reading

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Tongariro National Park

The volcanic heart of the North Island

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The northern island is the volcanic, fiery part of New Zealand and its center is the Tongariro National Park.… continue reading

21.
Queen Elizabeth National Park

The largest concentration of hippos in Uganda

Altitude: 914 m / 2 999 ft

At the western end of Uganda is the extensive Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park includes two large… continue reading

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Sajama National Park

National Park with the highest mountain of Bolivia

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Sajama National Park is without any doubt one of the most amazing places in Boliviais. From typical Altiplano… continue reading

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České Švýcarsko and Labské pískovce

The most beautiful region of the Czech Republic

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Area loved by photographers and tourists surrounding the Elbe canyon at the border with Germany. You will… continue reading

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Huascarán National Park

The most beautiful national park in Peru

Altitude: 4 342 m / 14 245 ft

Huascarán National Park occupies almost the entire Cordillera Blanca. It contains the most beautiful mountain… continue reading

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Arches National Park

The most beautiful rock arches of the world

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| Altitude: 1 473 m / 4 833 ft

Arches National Park is located north of the Colorado River near the provincial town of Moab. You will find… continue reading

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Mount Kenya National Park

Landscape around the highest mountain of Kenya

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| Altitude: 5 083 m / 16 677 ft

Massive Mount Kenya is situated in the National Park of the same name, is one of the most beautiful mountain… continue reading

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Zion National Park

National park with a monumental valley

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| Altitude: 1 308 m / 4 291 ft

One of the most beautiful national parks in the world is the monumental valley of Zion. Above the bottom of… continue reading

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High Tauern

The highest Austrian mountains

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| Altitude: 3 798 m / 12 461 ft

The High Tauern are the highest Austrian mountains. The highest peak is Grossglockner. You can also find here… continue reading

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Nahuel Huapi National Park

National Park around Bariloche

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One of Argentina's most famous tourist destinations is the neighborhood of San Carlos de Bariloche located on… continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

The region between rock giants

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Yosemite National Park is world famous for its magnificent granite rocks, waterfalls, redwood forests. In the… continue reading

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Egmont National Park

Wild nature around the sleeping volcano

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On the west coast of the North Island is the second oldest national park in New Zealand. Its distinctive… continue reading

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Ngorongoro

Animal paradise

Altitude: 1 807 m / 5 928 ft

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is directly adjacent to the Serengeti National Park. The area is inscribed… continue reading

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Huerquehue National Park

Back to Prehistory

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| Altitude: 1 270 m / 4 167 ft

A beautiful Huerquehue National Park is located just outside Pucon. This is renowned for the mighty Arukari… continue reading

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Plitvice Lakes

The most famous lakes of Europe

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| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Plitvice Lakes are the most famous national park in Croatia. You will find here beautiful lakes, wonderful… continue reading

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Maididi National park

A little different Amazon

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| Altitude: 275 m / 902 ft

From the provincial town of Rurrenabaque, located at the southern end of the Amazonian Basin, you can go on a… continue reading

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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

One of the last places for mountain gorillas

Altitude: 2 651 m / 8 698 ft

At the very southwestern tip of Uganda you will find a small but very beautiful Mgahinga Gorilla National… continue reading

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North Cascades national park

Park full of lakes and glaciers

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The North Cascades are located in the state of Washington. There are more than 300 glaciers and more than 300… continue reading

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Slovak Paradise

Area full of beautiful gorges

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The Slovak Paradise is one of the world's unique regions due to the large number of wild gorges, which are… continue reading

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Ordesa y Monte Perdido national park

The most beautiful national park in the Pyrenees

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Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park is located in the Spanish Pyrenees. Its center is the Rio Arazas Valley … continue reading

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National Park Tierra del Fuego

Beautiful countryside of Land of Fire

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| Altitude: 180 m / 591 ft

Only a short distance west of the capital city of Fire Country – Ushuaia, is the Tierra del Fuego National… continue reading

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Masai Mara National Reserve

The most famous national reserve in Kenya

Altitude: 1 554 m / 5 098 ft

The very famous and well-known Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is followed by the Masai Mara National… continue reading

42.
Death Valley National Park

The warmest place in the world

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The Valley of Death is undoubtedly a beautiful and interesting park. Just really need to count on the immense… continue reading

43.
Teide National Park

The most famous national park of the Canary Island

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Directly in the middle of Tenerife, you will find the large Teide National Park, set around the Pico del… continue reading

44.
Saxon Switzerland

The most beautiful area of Germany

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| Altitude: 173 m / 568 ft

Saxon Switzerland is located in the east of Germany at the Czech border and connects to the area of N.P.… continue reading

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Skaftafell National Park

Paradiese of Glaciers

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| Altitude: 502 m / 1 647 ft

The Skaftafell National Park is bordered by the Öræfajökull glacier from the east and Skeiðarárjökull from… continue reading

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Yellowstone national park

The oldest national park in the world

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Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the world. It was founded in 1872. It is one of the coldest places… continue reading

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Jotunheimen

Norway's highest mountain range

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Jotunheimen is a large mountain area in the southern part of Norway. The highest mountain is Galdhøpiggen (2… continue reading

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Aconcagua Provincial Park

The highest mountain area of South America

Altitude: 6 907 m / 22 661 ft

The highest mountain in South America is located in the eponymous provincial park. It is a region desolate… continue reading

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Glacier National Park

National park full of glaciers

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The Glacier Park was founded in the US in 1910 (smaller part of this area lies in Canadian Alberta – here is… continue reading

50.
Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Glaciers almost to the sea

Altitude: 728 m / 2 388 ft

Westland Tai Poutini National Park is interesting in that it starts at the highest peaks in New Zealand … continue reading

51.
Olympic national park

Three-faced park

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Only few parks in the world can boast wth three unique parts, such as Olympic in Washington state. It has its… continue reading

52.
Etosha National Park

Etosha

Altitude: 1 087 m / 3 566 ft

The park is named after the Etosha Basin, ie after a huge dry salt lake, which fills up during the rainy… continue reading

53.
Makalu Barun National Park

National park around the fifth highest mountain in the world

Altitude: 4 838 m / 15 873 ft

To the east of the tourist-visited Sagarmatha National Park, around the world's highest mountain Everest, you… continue reading

54.
Villarrica National Park

Breathtaking volcanoes

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Villarrica National Park is located to the south of Pucon. Famous is with the Villarrica volcano and the… continue reading

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Abel Tasman National Park

The most beautiful beaches of New Zealand

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Almost at the very northern end of the South Island you will find the magical Abel Tasman National Park named… continue reading

56.
Elephant loner

A small but very popular national park in Kenya

Altitude: 1 130 m / 3 707 ft

The elephants in Ambosel Park are said to have some of the longest tusks. In the background Kilimanjaro. continue reading

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Crater Lake national park

Romantic volcano

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The Crater Lake National Park is located in Oregon in the Cascade Range and the visitor center can be found… continue reading

58.
Gargano National Park

Altitude: 669 m / 2 195 ft

Gargano Peninsula National Park with wooded and mountainous hinterland and coastline with limestone rock… continue reading

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Gorillas everywhere you look

Mountain gorilla refuge

Altitude: 1 075 m / 3 527 ft

There are about 10 gorillas in the group, including a several-week-old cub. continue reading

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Haugabreen

Glacier near the sea

Altitude: 1 778 m / 5 833 ft

The glacier Haugabreen appears in all its glory suddenly in front of us behind the last rock.   continue reading

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