Parco nazionale del Locarnese

The Locarnese National Park Project


The Locarnese National Park is a collective project of 14 communes and 13 patriziati (public entities managing collective properties), aiming at protect and promote a territory of extraordinary beauty and unique in its kind, which extends from the Brissago Islands, on the Lake Maggiore, to the Bosco Gurin village, the only Valser settlement in Ticino. Comprising an area of 35km, the Project's elevation ranges between 193m on Lake Maggiore's shores, and 2'863m at the top of the Wandfluhhorn (Pizzo Biela), ranging from a subtropical to an alpine climate.

The objective of the Locarnese National Park Project is to protect the treasures enclosed in this territory, in collaboration with public entities, associations and population, promoting tourism and typical products, so as to promote the sustainable development of the region