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The area is distributed over the following cities: Eichstätt, Donau-Ries, Kelheim, Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Landkreis Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Roth and Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen.

The park is dominated by the low mountain ranges of southern Franconian. Typical landscape features are dry grasslands, juniper heath, wet meadows and quarries. About half of the natural park area is forested..

Recreational opportunities are boat trips on the Main-Danube Canal, boat hiking, biking, hiking, climbing, gliding and the study of the fossil treasures from the Jura quarries.

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