About Austria’s Huge Natural ParkDonau-Auen National Park (Nationalpark Donau-Auen) includes a huge swamp area, part of which is in Vienna, and the other part in Lower Austria. The park is one of the largest flood plains in the Central European Danube and is 93 square kilometers.
In Donau-Auen National Park you can discover rich vegetation and its animals. Zoologists estimate that there are more than 30 species of mammals, more than 700 species of plants, about 100 species of birds, 8 species of reptiles, 13 species of amphibians and 50 species of fish.
The park's name means the Danube swamps, after its large natural swamp. Its diverse landscapes include a variety of nature, trees, forests and flowers, along with a variety of animals of all kinds.