Nature parks in Switzerland

Nature parks in Switzerland are 18 protected areas in Switzerland. There are national parks, regional nature parks, and nature experience parks. These parks are marked as "parks of national importance" by the Federal Act on the Protection of Nature and Cultural Heritage.[1]

A view in the Swiss National Park.
In the UNESCO Entlebuch Biosphere reserve.

National parks and nature experience parks have strict rules, unlike regional nature parks. Regional parks aim to balance saving nature and supporting the local economy.

One National park in Switzerland is Swiss National Park. Regional nature parks are Aargau Jura Park, Beverin Nature Park, Binntal Nature Park, Chasseral Nature Park, Diemtigtal Nature Park, Doubs Nature Park, Parc Ela, UNESCO Entlebuch Biosphere, Gantrisch Nature Park, Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut Nature Park, Jura vaudois Nature Park, Pfyn-Finges Nature Park, Thal Nature Park and Val Müstair Biosphere.[1][2]

One experience park is called Zürich Wilderness Park.[3]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Netzwerk Schweizer Pärke – Home". Retrieved 2023-06-07.
  2. Swiss park categories, Federal Office for the Environment (page visited on 27 July 2016).
  3. "Netzwerk Schweizer Pärke – Home". Retrieved 2023-06-07.