National Park Krka

National Park Krka

Krka National Park is one of Croatian national parks, named after the river Krka. It was declared a national park in 1985 to protect the river Krka and is now only meant for scientific and tourist activities.

It is located near the city of Šibenik and spreads over the area of 109km2. It is a spacious region including an almost unaltered ecosystem. It is characterized by rich flora and fauna. The Krka National Park is home to 860 species and subspecies of plants, and the area of the Krka waterfalls has the second highest density of lavender in Europe, which increases the population of wasps and bees in the area. Ten out of eighteen species of fish in the Krka River are endemic; there is 222 species od birds which makes Krka one of the ornithologically most important parts of Europe.

The Krka National Park is of great interest to tourists for many reasons. It offers a plethora of footpaths, sightseeing tours, boat trips and restaurants. Skradinski buk is the most attractive part of the park, specific for its high waterfalls that cascade one over the other.

The Krka National Park is one of the most beautiful sights in Dalmatia and because of its proximity to Šibenik and Skradin’s ports, it can easily be a part of your sailing trip!

Krka National Park in Central Adriatic Region in Croatia
Krka National Park
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