Cairngorms National Park

Loch Garten RSPB Reserve

Discover & Explore

Welcome to the unique and special Cairngorms National Park. There's something for everyone, from exploring the nature and wildlife found in the mountainous trails of Tolmount, or relaxing on the beach of Loch Morlich – it’s simply breathtaking

The current COVID-19/Coronavirus situation is changing rapidly and we are closely monitoring this to ensure we are following national guidance, at this time we are urging people to exercise locally and NOT to visit the National Park unnecessarily.

The main advice to residents is that you should stick to familiar areas and low-risk activities, as well as avoid using bothies. If you do go for a walk outdoors, then please stay local and ensure you are more than two metres from others.

What's happening in the Park?

Things to see and do in the Park

Come and explore this wild and natural playground, a haven for wildlife, walking, climbing, cycling and much, much more.

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Discover the Cairngorms National Park

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What kind of wildlife can you spot at this time of year

Cairngorms National Park is the home to some of the most unique animals and plants in the UK. See them for yourself and share your spottings with us.

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Tread Lightly in the Park

You can help look after the Cairngorms National Park by ‘treading lightly’ when you’re out and about enjoying the outdoors.
Click here for advice on camping, litter, outdoor cooking, campfires, toilets, walking dogs and avoiding ticks.

Read our access advice here