The Ford Fiesta was spotted parked on a footbath between Matley and Bolton Bench in the New Forest.
The driver was driving on a provisional license and without L plates or supervision.
He was reported for traffic offences and the vehicle was seized by police.
In a post shared on the police’s Facebook page, the force said: “A reminder to visitors to the New Forest, the area is a national park and under a Public Spaces Protection Order.
“Parking on the verges is prohibited, as is parking on the footpaths and gorseland.”