National Parks in Hungary
Hungary‘s area divided into 10 National Parks.
The first National Park in Hungary is the Hortobágy National Park, has been founded in 1973. Hortobágy area is the greatest natural plain in Europe.
The Hortobágy Natural Park’ area is 82 000 Hectare. Hungary is famous about it’s birdlife, there are more than 400 bird species has been recognised in Hungary. Lots of unique species can be found in Hungary: the Great Bustard, Red-footed falcon, Bee eater, Roller, White tailed eagle, Imperial eagle, Saker falcon, Avocet, Black winged stilt.
Lots of mammals also easily can be found here, totally 88 species: Roe deer, Deer, Moufflon( Northern hills), Boars, Hares, Foxes, Bobcat, Golden jackal, Lesser mole rat a very unique, cute little animal can be found just very few places under the ground, and many other species.
Bear is very rarely occur in Hungary in the Northern areas (in that case Slovakian conservationists ask: Where is our bear :)), some wolves can be found in Borsod county, but the chance to meet them is minimal.Majority of the areas can visit freely. Each park has dedicated visitor routes all around the country.
Duna Ipoly National Park
Duna Ipoly National park website This includes Budapest area, Komarom Esztergom, Fejer counties Pilis, Visegrad and Borzsony hills, Ipoly river, Szentendrei island
Balaton uplands National Park
Balaton uplands National park website Balaton and uplands area
Hortobágy National Park
Hortobagy National park website Hortobagy plain in East
Kiskunság National Park
Kiskunsag National park website Kiskunsag between Danube and Tisza area, salty lakes, sandy dunes, plain area
Duna Drava National Park
Duna Drava National park website Southern areas with Gemenc forest Drava and Danube river
Körös Maros National Park
Koros Maros National park website Eastern Koros and Maros rivers main habitat of the Great bustard
Bükk National Park
Bukk National park website Northern hills area
Fertő National Park
Ferto Hansag National park website Ferto lake and surrounding
Aggtelek National Park
Aggtelek National park website Aggtelek cave in North East
Őrség National Park
Orseg National park website Orseg forested area in West