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China 3 3.95%
India 0 0%
Japan 1 1.32%
Thailand 0 0%
Finland 3 3.95%
Italy 0 0%
Norway 0 0%
United States 35 46.05%
United Kingdom 4 5.26%
Canada 15 19.74%
Costa Rica 0 0%
Brazil 2 2.63%
Australia 3 3.95%
Switzerland 2 2.63%
Other 8 10.53%
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Toronto
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Canada's parks would be crowded if the country was populated by more than just a few mounties riding aimlessly in search of the trollop named Nell.
I'm Canadian (not a Mountie btw lol). I have no clue what a Trollop is.
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Toronto
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I, personally have been stuck in traffic jams in Yosemite, Yellowstone,
Badlands, and Smokey Mtns. parks, kinda ruining the "wilderness" experience for me.
You visit national parks to get away from traffic, not to be stuck in it!
No traffic jams in Kluane National Park in the Yukon


Flying over Kluane National Park - YouTube
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:44 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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No I didn't I proved most of thee stuff he accused me of wrong.
You keep telling yourself that.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:46 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Not quite true.

Your picture of the Rocky Mtns. is of Moraine Lake/Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park, Alberta.
Most Canadian recognize it right away as it was on the back of our $ 20 bill.
Also your photo of Niagara Falls is Horseshoe Falls in Ontario, Canada.

Canada wins

A country of a similar size with a tenth of the population of another country
is bound to have more unspoiled wilderness.
Some Canadian national parks are even very difficult to get to (no roads in)
and therefore offer a more true wilderness experience.
Unlike the more popular US national parks,
I, personally have been stuck in traffic jams in Yosemite, Yellowstone,
Badlands, and Smokey Mtns. parks, kinda ruining the "wilderness" experience for me.
You visit national parks to get away from traffic, not to be stuck in it!
check
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:09 AM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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No traffic jams in Kluane National Park in the Yukon


Of course there is. Don't be absurd.



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Old 08-04-2013, 11:55 AM
 
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n terms of countries with underrated park systems, Iran might be near the top:


From Wikipedia

That is indeed a rainforest. Iran has some temperate rainforests around the south shore of the Caspian. It also has mountain ranges, mountain meadows, a beach resort island called Kish, hundreds of miles of shoreline, and several different types of desert. It has a large salt lake called Urmia which is famous for its huge flocks of flamingos. It has large marshes and wetlands in the Shadegan region of the southwest. Before the fall of the Shah, Iran used to be a popular western destination for outdoors tourism because of its wide-ranging topography. It still has some of that industry even today.
I had to rep you for that. I knew Iran had some interesting geography, but not that. Too bad such a beautiful country isn't more accessible to outsiders.
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Chicago(Northside)
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You keep telling yourself that.
Ahhhh, okay
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:29 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Canada and the US are pretty amazing in these regards.
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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Canada and the US are pretty amazing in these regards.
I totally agree both are blessed. I've been to several National parks in both countries and the feeling I got from each of them was how beautiful they were in their own unique ways. Not once did I think that hands down Canada or the U.S has a more beautiful National Park system.
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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Of course there is. Don't be absurd.



Ah of course.. forgot about Rush hour
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