Images of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Learning About the National Park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is an ideal outdoor classroom that offers fantastic opportunities for learning, first hand experiences and most importantly…fun.

This section provides information about the Park area, its habitats and wildlife and how to organise an educational trip to the Park.

The National Park is an area of diverse landscapes from the high country of Breadalbane to the sea lochs of Argyll. The Highland Boundary Fault cuts through the Park, dividing the Lowlands from the Highlands. The Park is divided into four distinct areas: Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Breadalbane and the Argyll Forest.

Did you know, the National Park is 720 square miles (1,865 sq km) and 15,600 people live in it? To find out more interesting facts and figures visit our key facts page.

The National Park is a unique and special place supporting a rich natural and cultural heritage. Follow the links to learn more about our wildlife, habitats and culture.

National Park Rangers support active participation in learning, and are here to encourage you to explore the important forces of nature, geology and social history that have shaped this special part of Scotland.

Our education resources pages offer useful information when planning or preparing for a trip to the Park.