Too many people visiting parks?
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Canada’s beautiful national and provincial parks are some of the country’s jewels. But social media is helping make them too famous for their own good. Once-little-known parks like Joffre Lakes provincial park in British Columbia have had an influx of visitors thanks to their Instagrammable views. Local governments are calling for more money to manage parks and create more recreation destinations to spread visitors over larger areas.
Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick: another Instagrammable view