Naturpark Amager

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Naturpark Amager

The Park

Nature Park Amager – A wild nature haven in the middle of Copenhagen

Need a break from shopping? Hop on the metro and get off at Vestamager station, 20 minutes later and you’re in the heart of Nature Park Amager, ready to embrace and experience the green nature as far as your eyes can see. With its central position Nature Park Amager is an ideal place to visit, if you are looking to get away from the big city’s hustle and bustle without actually leaving Copenhagen. So what are you waiting for? Grab your friends by the hand and go explore the vast park or go picnicking in one of the many beautiful picnic spots available in the Park.

Nature Park Amager is 10 times bigger than central park, and hosts a wide range of rare birds, a multitude of insects and protected amphibians. It’s an ideal example of urban life and wild nature going hand in hand.

Activities in Nature Park Amager

The Nature Park is open all year round and it is free for everyone to use. There are wide ranges of activities that are all free or low budget. For example you can rent a bike for 30 DKK and go off exploring the whole park. On your way you can pay visit to the many sheep’s and their lambs, or you could head over to the bird sanctuary and have a look at the beautiful birds the park inhabits. If you get tired from exploring it all, you can buy a bag of lumber and relax by a cozy bonfire. Don’t forget marshmallows!

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Informational brochures in the Outdoor house

If you wish to bring your own bicycle, lumber or other kind of equipment you’re welcome to do so. By the counter in the Outdoor house you can find brochures on certain activities that are open for participation and various informational brochures as well, for example a brochure on how to start a bonfire. You will also find restrooms and bicycle rent by the Outdoor house. Within the opening hours of the Outdoor house there will always be a qualified employee to answer any questions you might have.

Equipment used for bonfire, hiking, insect safaris, bird watching, fishing and other wildlife activities is available for hire in the Outdoor house.

The Bright future of Nature Park Amager

Nature Park Amager is a collaboration between several parties, namely, the city of Copenhagen, the city of Taarnby and the city of Dragoer as well as the government controlled by&havn (City&Port). The Nordea foundation has granted the project 55 million DKK which will be used to further the development of the area in the years to come.

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Photos from the park
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