Denmark’s national parks

Escape into four of Denmark's most beautiful natural places: Denmark's national parks. Each national park presents you with different landscape and opportunities for outdoor activities as diverse as hiking, paragliding or oyster hunting. Denmark's largest national park, The Wadden Sea, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

Nature awaits, all day every day

Denmark has four 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 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

Denmark's biggest national park, The Wadden Sea, is the largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats in the world. The park was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014. 

Read more about Wadden Sea National Park.

Skjoldungernes Land National Park

Viking burial mounds, peaceful forests, stunning fjord landscapes and elegant manor homes are part of Denmark's newest national park, Skjoldungernes Land.

Read more about Skjoldungernes Land National Park.

Further reading

Read more about Natural adventures in Denmark.


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4 beautiful national parks!