Differences in definitions, and about long treks, too

Different definitions of a national park. Largest forested wilderness in Europe? And also a bit about long (multi-month) treks...

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Opposites: Hossa NP opening ceremony (June)

Finland chose to give Hossa to itself as a 100 year birthday present, by establishing the newest National Park in Finland to Hossa. Hossa already was a National Hiking Area since 1979. What changed when it was converted to a National Park?