Founded in 1978, Berchtesgaden National Park is located in southern Upper Bavaria on the border with Austria. Germany's only alpine national park is managed by the Berchtesgaden National Park Authority, a special agency of the Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection. Berchtesgaden National Park covers about 210 square kilometers and is the second oldest national park in Germany.
The tasks and objectives of the national park are derived from the national park ordinance and the national park plan. Some essential facts and figures about the protected area can be found here. Under contact persons you will find your contact in the national park administration, further information can be found in the organization chart. We have collected information for media representatives in the menu item Press. Open positions can be found under Career.