Schweizerischer Nationalpark. Photo/foto: TES.

The Swiss National Park

The Swiss National Park (der Schweizerische Nationalpark) in the canton of Grisons was founded on 1 August 1914 and was the first natural park in the Alps.

There are around 100 species of birds, 36 mammals, 650 plants and 28% of the park consists of forests. .

The visitor centre in Zernez shows the history of the geological development, water sources, flora and fauna.

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