The Cairngorms National Park Authority provides leadership for the Cairngorms National Park, tackling the big issues in the Park in a collaborative way, based on the aims as set out in the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000. The Cairngorms National Park was established in September 2003 and the Cairngorms National Park Authority became fully operational, taking on all its statutory powers, on 1 September 2003. Visit their website for more information.