Tresticklan National Park

Tresticklan National Park (Swedish: Tresticklan nationalpark) is located in the municipality of Dals-Ed in northwestern Dalsland, Sweden, along the Norwegian border. "Trestickel" means "trident", possibly a reference to the shape of Lake Stora Tresticklan. This national park contains one of the few remaining areas of old-growth forest in southern Scandinavia. The park was established in 1996 and has an area of 28.97 km2 (11.19 sq mi). The park's highest point is the Orshöjden (276 m.a.sl).

Tresticklan National Park
Tresticklans nationalpark
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LocationVästra Götaland County, Sweden
Coordinates59°02′N 11°45′E / 59.033°N 11.750°E / 59.033; 11.750Coordinates: 59°02′N 11°45′E / 59.033°N 11.750°E / 59.033; 11.750
Area28.97 km2 (11.19 sq mi)[1]
Established1996[1]
Governing bodyNaturvårdsverket

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  1. ^ a b "Tresticklan National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Archived from the original on 2009-04-04. Retrieved 2009-02-26.

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