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Nature in the National Park

Natural monumentNatural landscape / Habitat
Season: All season

Season

All season

Contact

Nationalparkzentrum
Urtatsch 2
7530 Zernez
Tel. +41 (0)81 851 41 41
Mobile -
Fax +41 (0)81 851 41 12
www.nationalparkzentrum.ch

Schweizerischer Nationalpark - The SNP is a wilderness area according to the IUCN and complies with the strictest standards.

The Swiss National Park is a strictly protected wilderness where flora and fauna can develop freely and natural processes are allowed to run their course unhindered.

Thanks to the vision of far-sighted pioneers Switzerland’s first national park, the oldest in the Alps, was founded more than 100 years ago. According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (iucn) the Swiss National Park (snp) belongs to the high­est category – the «Champions League» – of strict nature reserves. Such a high status carries obligations. Within the Park it is not permitted to leave the marked paths; it is prohibited to pick flo­wers, mow meadows, kill animals or cut down trees. Nature is left untouched; nothing must be changed.

It is not just a question of protection of species; the entire habitat, with all its natural dynamic processes, is strictly protected – fallen trees, avalanches and mudslides also come into this category.

Details

Arrival by public transport

Zernez, Center Parc Naziunal Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children < 6 years
  • Children from 7-12 years
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+
  • Families
  • Groups

The offer has been particularly developed for

  • First cycle (Kindergarten and 1st/2nd grade)
  • Second cycle (3rd - 6th grade, primary level)
  • Third cycle (1st – 3rd grade, lower secondary)
  • Upper Secondary School Classes
  • Association/Companies