National Park

The Gran Paradiso National Park is a protected area established by the State in order to preserve ecosystems of national and international relevance  of the valleys around the Gran Paradiso massif, for present and future generations.

The aim of the Body is therefore to manage and preserve the protected area, maintain the biodiversity of this territory and its landscape, scientific research, environmental education, development and promotion of sustainable tourism.

Is particularly thanks to the Park that the ibex has been saved from extintion and today is present in the protected area with almost 2800 specimens. The Park rangers have a deep knowledge of the territory, the animals and the park environment and offer a unique service, monitoring the territory from dawn till dust. Since its institution year in 1922, the Gran Paradiso National Park, first in our country, is one of the best known parks in Italy and the world and contributes to safeguard biodiversity of one of the italian widest areas.

Thanks to an exceptional natural heritage, to the good ecosistems state of conservation, to the integration of the touristic and agricultural activities and to its role as cross-border alpine protected area, together with the Parc National de la Vanoise and to the Mont Avic national park, in 2007 it has obtained the European Diploma of Protected Areas, prestigious aknowledgement of the Council of Europe. In 2014 it has been inscluded, as unique italian park, in the IUCN Green List, the green list of 23 parks in the whole world, chosen by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, for their conservation and management role of protected areas.

In this section you will find all of the acts, regulations in force and request forms, public notices and competitions, headquarters and operation of the organisations, offices and institutional activities of the Body.