At 30 km², this is the smallest national park in Germany.
The park was founded in 1990.
On June 25, 2011 the beech forest in Jasmund National Park was added to UNESCO World Heritage List as an extension to the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany.
Chalk cliff on the Baltic Sea Coast. Inland forests in a swampy landscape with many small dells and lakes.
Flora and fauna
The park area is just north of Sassnitz.
Parking of cars in the park is discourage, visitors are directed to the visitors centre where there is a parking and entrance fee. The more adventurous can walk into the park from the surrounding area.
Fees and permits
There are no fees to enter the park, but most official car parking and attractions will require payment.
- 1 Königsstuhl (King's Chair). 118 m high chalk cliff on the Stubbenkammer.
- 2 Königsstuhl National Park Centre.
- Walk the Hochuferweg through the woods and along the cliff edge of the coast between Sassnitz and Lohme.
In the park Baumhaus Hagen.
There are holiday apartments available in Hagen (Lohme).
Camping is not allowed in the park.
- 2 Krüger Naturcamping (Nature camping site), Lohme-Nipmerow (west of Nipmerow, right on the border of the nature park), ☎ . Tent €2-5, adults €6-8, children €0-5.