The Quietest Parks in the U.S.

April 15, 2022

Similar to the International Dark-Sky Association’s efforts to protect and preserve the night skies from light pollution, Quiet Parks status helps protect places largely lacking noise pollution. In 2019, QPI gave the first Quiet Park award to the Zabalo River in the Ecuadorean Amazon rainforest, home of the Cofán people. Since then, it has established close to 300 quiet places around the world, including Quiet Trails and the first Urban Quiet Park, in Taiwan. Outside