Denmark’s national parks

Denmark offers you three stunning natural areas designated as national parks, where you can experience a range of exciting activities or simply escape into nature.

Nature awaits, all day every day

Denmark has three national parks, where you can venture out into some of the country’s most beautiful and unique landscape. Danish national parks are open all day, every day, and are free to access. You can explore the parks on foot, by bike, on horseback or by car. Check the signs when you enter to find details and regulations.

Park activities

Denmark’s national parks are unspoilt natural playgrounds where you can try everything from picnics, wild camping and campfires, to cycling, bird watching and horse riding. Each park has a visitor centre with ideas for how to get the most out of your visit and with details on park guides and trails.

Thy National Park 

Denmark’s biggest and oldest national park lies on the North West Coast of Jutland and covers over 200km². 

Read more about Thy National Park

Mols Bjerge National Park

The Mols Bjerge National Park, in East Jutland, is one of the most rugged and varied landscapes in Denmark, with many rare animal and plant species. 

Read more about Mols Bjerge National Park

Wadden Sea National Park

The Wadden Sea, in West Jutland, is a wetlands national park that extends south all the way into Germany and Holland. These parts of the area are now on the UNESCO World Heritage List for their ecological importance. 

Read more about Wadden Sea National Park.

Read more about Natural Adventures in Denmark.

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