National parks

National Parks near Riga

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KNP offers its visitors a range of activities – excursions to the bog boardwalk, hiking on marked routes with or without a guide. Here you can see forest animals in their natural habitat as well as free-ranging Heck cattle. It has become a tradition to organise annual events, e.g., Bird Days in spring or the Bat Night. Kemeri national park’s pictures you can see here.

  • Gauja National Park was founded in 1973, and it was the first national park in the territory of Latvia at that time. It focuses mainly on nature protection but it is also used for educational and leisure tourism.

Līgatne Nature Trails were established in 1975 in order to acquaint visitors with nature, mammal and plant species characteristic for Latvia, nature diversity and protection. Ligatne Nature Trails are located in the territory of Gauja National Park, in Cēsis region.

Gauja National park’s pictures you can see here. And if you want to see video of Gauja National Park – you can find it here.