Marselisborg Deer Park
Marselisborg Deer Park (Danish: Marselisborg Dyrehave) is a 22 hectares (54 acres) enclosed woodland area in the northern parts of the Marselisborg Forests. The trees are somewhat sparse here and the terrain especially hilly, compared to the surrounding forest.
Marselisborg Deer Park is not a deer park in the original sense, in that it is not meant for hunting deer. The idea is more like a small safari park, but just presenting a few common species, without exotic animals. Initially sika deer were introduced to graze the curvy open woodland hills, but later roe deer and wild boars have followed.
The park was established in 1932 and have since been enlarged several times. It is owned and administered by the Aarhus Municipality.
The deer park is open and free for public access year round in the day-light hours, although the following visits are discouraged:
These are explicit dangers, but there are a lot of general concerns too to take into account also, when visiting the area. Many of them are obvious to most people, but here is a few important ones, that might not be:
The wild boars are permanently fenced in their own enclosure, as they are a dangerous animal.