• A young shepherd leans on his shepherd's crook in the foreground while his flock grazes on the heather in the background.
    A shepherd with his flock ©Naturpark Lüneburger Heide
  • Watery Nettetal Forest on the Dutch border
    Nette Lakes Great Bittern project ©Naturpark Schwalm-Nette
  • Summer view of Präg glacier basin with the village of Präg and boulder scree
    View of Präg glacier basin ©Christoph Wasmer
  • Breathtaking view of the Saar Bow near Orscholz.
    Breathtaking view of the Saar Bow near Orscholz. ©Projektbüro Saar-Hunsrück-Steig
  • Wolves on the International Art Trail in the Hoher Fläming Hills Nature Park
    Wolves on the International Art Trail in the Hoher Fläming Hills Nature Park ©Naturparkarchiv
  • Panoramic view of the Altmühl valley from Arnsberger Leite
    Panoramic view of the Altmühl valley from Arnsberger Leite ©Naturpark Altmühltal

Nature parks – adventures in the great outdoors

Germany's 104 nature parks showcase the country's most beautiful landscapes. Picturesque lakes and riverscapes. Islands and moors. Diverse woodland, hills and mountains. All these, plus a range of activities, are available for you to experience. Together, the nature parks make up over one quarter of Germany's land area, representing a diversity that offers something for everyone.

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