National Park Kozara, Prijedor

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Kozara National Park is a national park that was proclaimed a protected national forest in 1967 by Josip Broz Tito. It is situated between the rivers Una, Sava, Sana and Vrbas, in the Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. These 33.75 square kilometers of dense forest and hilly meadows have earned the nickname 'Green Beauty of Krajina'.Kozara is a popular hunting ground, with a large 180 square kilometers area of the park open to regulated hunting of deer, pheasants, foxes, boars, hares, and ducks.A smaller part of the park is designated for nature lovers. Walking, hiking, biking and herb picking are among the many activities in Kozara.Kozara was also a former battleground during World War II. The Partisans intimate knowledge of Bosnia's rough terrain gave them an advantage over the newly occupying Nazi Germans.
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  • I liked the park mainly because of the monument which is really cool though I can't say much about the hiking trails since we didn't have time to do them. The WW2 museum was interesting.  more »
  • This place is nice. It's a nice drive into the forest and is very green and beautiful. There's a small war museum here and some old Yugoslav tanks and vehicles. The outdoor monument is impressive but ...  more »
  • Pretty spot easily accessible from Banja Luka with a good mix of nature and history that makes it worth a weekend. Better infrastructure than other parks in the area with trail maps readily available,...  more »

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