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Thy National Park, Hurup

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Thy National Park (Danish: Nationalpark Thy) is a national park area in Thy, Denmark, opened to the public on 22 August 2008. It is located in Northwest Jutland, along the coast from Hanstholm to Agger Tange and it spans 55 km (34 mi) north to south and 5–12 km (3.1–7.5 mi) east to west. The total area of the national park is 244 km2 (94 square miles).
The dune and heath landscape of Thy was officially selected on 29 June 2007 to be the first national park in Denmark proper (Northeast Greenland National Park was established in 1974). Other national parks have been established later.
The governmental Forest and Nature Agency states:

"A Danish national park contains the most unique and characteristic Danish nature.
...

The idea is about improving and strengthening the Danish nature, and giving both local and foreign visitors better possibilities to experience, use and get knowledge about nature, the landscape and the history of civilization."

Thy National Park is thus not just a simple tourist attraction.

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  • The northern part og Danmark offers great colours, a wonderful landascape and excellent fish based restaurants. Locals are used to tourists and are very helpful and gentle. Unless you are a surfer...  more »
  • Hiked two short routes in different areas of the park and were not disappointed! Also drove 2 routes through the park as we were pressed for time. They are nice drives too. It can be verh windy, try.....  more »
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