The people who support our national parks have a thankless job sometimes. Our job as the public is to learn from them, respect nature, and protect it. The US has 59national parks and 129 protected areas. Include the world and see the possibilities of places to explore. See why each country chose that are to protect. Why that area showcases who they are. There are 100 countries with national parks, which provides a lot of opportunities to see how unique each of those countries are. Read stories about people's experiences around the world.