High, wild and beautifulBerchtesgaden National Park
In Berchtesgaden, Germany's only alpine national park was founded in 1978, creating a protected area of the highest quality for a magnificent mountain and natural landscape. This unique, untouched nature reserve is home to numerous, rare animal and plant species. In addition to nature conservation, the Berchtesgaden National Park fulfills numerous other tasks related to climate research, recreation and environmental education. With its well-maintained network of trails with over 250 kilometers of hiking trails and climbs, the national park and the surrounding communities are the perfect hiking, climbing, mountain biking, and adventure region in the Bavarian Alps.