548 km2 (212 mi2) the size of the largest Swiss Park, Parc Ela
12.7% or 5,269 km2 (2,034 mi2) of land is covered by Swiss parks
120 km2 (46 mi2) the size of the smallest Swiss Park, Parco Val Calanca
1914 the year the Swiss National Park was founded
Gantrisch Nature Park
This diverse park of 402 km2 (155 mi2) is in a triangle between the cities of Bern, Fribourg, and Thun. Points of interest include: the recovered Gantrisch mountain lake, the Gägger walkway, the village of Guggisberg, and the monastery ruins in Rüeggisberg.