The second largest nature park in Germany impresses with extensive forest landscapes, ice age lakes, raised bogs, streams and springs. Its approximately 375,000 hectares extend from Pforzheim and Karlsruhe in the north to Hornberg and Ettenheim in the south. 105 municipalities, seven rural and two urban districts are part of the nature park. Round about 700,000 people live here. Since 2014 the Black Forest National Park is part of the Black Forest Nature Park Central/North.