List of protected areas of Belgium
There are numerous protected areas in Belgium with a wide variety of types, protection levels and sizes. The below list gives an overview of the most important protected areas.
|Photo||Name||Founded in||Area (km²)|
|Hoge Kempen National Park||2006||57.5|
There are many natural parks in Belgium, including 9 in Wallonia (called Parcs Naturels).
|Photo||Name||Founded in||Area (km²)||Comments|
|Hohes Venn – Eifel Nature Park||1978||720||This natural park is a transboundary park between Belgium and Germany.|
|Natural Park of the Valleys of the Burdinale and of the Mehaigne||1991||110|
|Natural Park of the two Ourthes||2001||760|
|Natural Park of the Haute-Sûre and Forest of Anlier||2001||720|
|Natural Park of the Valley of the Attert||1994||70|
|Natural Park Viroin Hermeton||1998||120|
|Natural Park of the High Lands||2000||157|
|Natural Park of the Plaines of the Scheldt||1996||260|
|Natural Park of the Country of the Hills||1997||233|
There are many nature reserves, including:
- Zwin 1.58 km² (1.25 km² on Belgian territory)
- "Ignace Schops - Goldman Prize". Retrieved 2009-01-22.
After years of campaigning, Ignace Schops has led the effort to establish Belgium's first and only national park.
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