- SkookumLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
There over 900 national parks in the world, maybe as many as 1000 now.
Here's a breakdown:
USA has 58 National Parks. But the National Parks Service oversees a total of 394 official "units", including National Recreational Areas, Marine Protected Areas, National Historical Parks, etc.)
Canada has 42 National Parks and National Park Reserves
On the continent of Europe there are 359 national parks
On the continent of Africa I couldn't find a reference for a total, but there are WAY over 100 and you can count them yourself at
China has 208 national parks
Japan had, as of August 2007, 29 National Parks and 56 Quasi-National Parks
Brazil has 57 national parks
plus there are many more in the other countries of Asia .and Latin America.
- RachelLv 59 years ago
there are currently 58 protected areas in the United States known as national parks.