The Franconian Switzerland-Veldenstein Forest Nature Park is a nature park in North Bavaria. The nature park was established in 1995 and it covers an area that is almost coextensive with the natural region major unit of Northern Franconian Jura, the park being slightly larger.
With an area of 2,346 km² it is the second largest nature park in Bavaria after the Altmühl Valley Nature Park. The park's sponsors are the Franconian Switzerland-Veldenstein Forest Nature Park Society , founded in 1968, with its head office in Pottenstein.
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