Jelgava City Parks

Jelgava Palace Park The creation of the park begun 1817, replacing the former castle ruins. The palace island has romantic canals, bridges and palace buildings, and the Governor's Island makes it one of the most beautiful parks in Jelgava. There are also several noble trees in the park - two chestnu... Read more

 Design Gardens “Environmental Mosaic”
Jelgava, Skvērā aiz Jelgavas Kultūras nama, Kr. Barona iela 6

In the square behind Jelgava Culture House, everyone is welcome to visit design gardens that were created by professional landscape architects during the contest “Environmental Mosaic” launched by Jelgava city municipality. Read more

 Langervalde Forest

Take a walk in the forest and enjoy a quite time in nature. Langervalde Forest used to be a popular place among the locals, and now it is slowly being brought back to life with a network of paths perfect for walking, jogging or biking. The forest is maintained and also serves as a tree research sit... Read more

 Lielupe Floodland Meadows
Jelgava, Pils sala

There are floodland meadows on the island behind Jelgava Palace: more than 50 wild horses are grazing there. These meadows are listed as a Natura 2000 site, a part of the European specially protected nature territory, due to the diversity of rare bird and plant species. Read more

 Svēte Floodplains
Jelgava Coun., Līvbērzes un Valgundes pag.

The Svēte Floodplains Nature Park was established in 2004 within the framework of Natura 2000 to ensure conservation of rare and specially protected wild birds, plant species and habitat. Read more

 Kemeri National Park (Ķemeri National Park)
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Jelgava Coun., Valgundes pag./ Tukuma nov., Slampes pag.

The Kemeri National Park (KNP) was established in 1997, primarily for the purpose of preserving the natural and cultural values. In 2004, KNP was included in NATURA 2000 - a European network of protected areas. Read more

 Vilce Nature Park
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Jelgava Coun., Vilces muiža

The "Barona" trail of Vilce Nature Park has been included in the project "Natura 2000". The nature park is a great place to spend time outdoors, walking, taking in the scenery, enjoying the wildlife - seeing animals and animal footprints. Read more

Eleja Manor Park
Jelgava Coun.

Eleja Manor Park is situated in the border area of ​​Lithuania and extends over 17 hectares. It is a place for leisurely walks among beautiful old trees – witnesses of the history, legends and secrets of the manor and the park. One of such legends surrounds the last countess of Eleja Manor and her t... Read more

Zaļenieki Nature Park
Jelgava Coun., Zaļenieku pag., Zaļenieki

Come and enjoy the walking trails through Zaļenieki Manor park, that have been supplemented with information stands. While having a break in nature, learn about some of our unusual trees and some very old and noble trees of the park. Read more

 Nākotne Walking Trail
Jelgava Coun., Glūdas pag., Nākotne

The nature trail along the bank of the river Auce is 1.5 km long. Here you can stop for a picnic and enjoy swimming. The trail incldes a watchtower that provides good view for bird watchers. It is an excellent choice for fishing. Read more

 Krāču Hills
Jelgava Coun., Valgundes pag. un Babītes nov. Salas pag.

Krāču Hills (Krāču Kalni) are one of the biggest dunes of the ancient Littorina Sea. The highest part of this mound is situated 29 m above the sea level and 26 m above the surrounding plains. The Littorina Sea was the predecessor of the current Baltic Sea; it existed about 7000 – 5000 years ago. Read more