Best regional nature parks in Switzerland

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Explore the most popular regional nature parks in Switzerland with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Best regional nature parks (16)
#1 - Jura Vaudois Regional Nature Park
Vaud, Switzerland
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The Jura Vaudois Regional Nature Park is one of the Swiss regional parks and has been recognized there since 2013. It is located near the cities of Lausanne, Geneva and France. There are many trails in the park that provide great views of the regions. Like many Swiss natural areas, there are few restrictions feel free to explore with ease of mind. Show more
#2 - Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut Regional Nature Park
Vaud, Switzerland
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The Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut Regional Nature Park extends from Montreux to Bulle, Gstaad and Gruyères. It is located in the mountains and the park has an alpine and rural identity. Heirs to 1000 years of peasant occupation, the landscapes reflect the history and culture stemming from the pastoral and cheese economy. Its territory is also home to remarkable biotopes and geotopes, as well as a wealth of flora and fauna.Show more
#3 - Pfyn-Finges Natural Park
Valais, Switzerland
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Pfyn-Finges Nature Park has a great diversity of landscape and natural habitats. Enjoy the glacier, vineyards, wetland, rocky steppe, and Alpine hut found in the park. Show more
#4 - Diemtigtal Nature Park
Bern, Switzerland
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The Diemtigtal Nature Park is a wonderful area of wild nature and beauty. The Diemtigtal Nature Park near Spiez, with its wealth of culture and landscapes, is an ideal place for hiking: hiking trails along rivers and mountain meadows as well as themed trails allow you to discover the beauty of nature.Show more
#5 - Chasseral Regional Park
Bern, Switzerland
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Since 2012, the Chasseral Regional Nature Park has been part of the territories contained in the Parks in Switzerland. It contains 21 municipalities spread over the cantons of Bern and Neuchâtel. The Park is at the crossroads of cultures: German and French, industrial and artisanal, urban and rural. It positions its natural, cultural and built heritage as a vector of endogenous and balanced development in the services of the inhabitants who compose it.Show more
#6 - Doubs Natural Regional Park
Jura, Switzerland
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The landscapes of the Parc du Doubs are dominated by wooded pastures, forests and rivers. At its northern limit, the park slopes steeply to the Doubs, whose gorges form the border with France for long distances in the Jura. Throughout history, the park has hosted cattle ranching and horse breeding.Show more
#7 - Beverin Nature Park
Graubünden, Switzerland
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There are many beautiful areas to see in the Beverin Nature Park, including the Ibex Trail, the Rofla Gorge and the Forest of Sounds. There is also a solar ski lift. There are four valleys in total, two crops and a park. Discover the untouched villages, the mountain lakes with crystal clear water and above all the majestic ibex.Show more
#8 - Gantrisch nature park
Bern, Switzerland
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The Gantrisch Nature Park is located between Bern, Thun and Freiburg. Enjoy the beautiful forests, meadows and gorges. There are many places in the park for cycling and walking. In this grandiose landscape, the low level of light pollution makes it possible to observe the magnificent star vault.Show more
#9 - Regional nature park Thal
Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
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The Thal Nature Park is one of the most popular parks in Switzerland in the Solothurn Jura. It is close to Basel and Solothurn. There are rolling hills, a wide valley and beautiful rivers. There are also fortress ruins and several farms.Show more
#10 - Binntal Nature Park
Valais, Switzerland
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The Binntal Nature Park is full of beautiful landscapes, hiking trails, villages and untouched nature. The Binn valley in Valais is rich in minerals and is known as the “valley of hidden treasures”. In addition to minerals, the nature park is characterized by the diversity of its flora and fauna as well as its very well-preserved villages.Show more
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