National park in Vietnam is a title acknowledged by the Vietnam’s government. Normally, the national park covered many provinces. In 1966, Vietnam has the first national park which is Cuc Phuong and it cover Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa and Hoa Binh province. There are about 30 national parks in Vietnam now, with the area of 10,350.74 km2 (620,10 km2 of those are the sea area) which cover about 2.93% of the land area.
Until the August of 2010, there are about 30 national parks: Ba Be, Bai Tu Long, Hoang Lien, Tam Dao, Xuan Son, Ba Vi, Cat Ba, Xuan Thuy, Cuc Phuong, Ben En, Pu Mat, Vu Quang, Phong Nha – Ke Bang, Bach Ma, Nui Chua, Bidoup Nui Ba, Phuoc binh, Chu Mom Ray, Chu Yang Sin, Kon Ka Kinh, Yok Don, Lo Go-Xa Mat, Tram Chim, Mui Ca Mau, U Minh Ha, U Minh Thuong, Phu Quoc and Con Dao.
There are also four national parks acknowledged by the ASEAN which are Hoang Lien, ba Be, Chu Mom Ray and Kon Ka Kinh.
Some of them are acknowledged by UNESCO such as Phong Nha – Ke Bang, or Bai Tu Long of Ha Long Bay.
Some others are the core of the preserved biosphere heritages.
Ramsar area: the area of which is acknowledged by the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat.