Tresticklan National Park

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Tresticklan National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Tresticklan-Langetjarn.jpg
Location Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Coordinates 59°02′N 11°45′E / 59.033°N 11.750°E / 59.033; 11.750Coordinates: 59°02′N 11°45′E / 59.033°N 11.750°E / 59.033; 11.750
Area 28.97 km2 (11.19 sq mi)[1]
Established 1996[1]
Governing body Naturvårdsverket

Tresticklan National Park is located in the municipality of Dals-Ed in northwestern Dalsland, Sweden, along the Norwegian border. "Trestickel" means "trident", possibly a reference to the shape of Lake Stora Tresticklan. This national park contains one of the few remaining areas of pristine forest in southern Scandinavia. The park was established in 1996 and has an area of 28,97 km². The park's highest point is Orshöjden.

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  1. ^ a b "Tresticklan National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 

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