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Paklenica National Park, Zadar

(4.5/5 based on 480 reviews on the web)
The natural mountains, gorges, and caves help to make Paklenica National Park the number one rock climbing destination in Southeastern Europe. Put on your hiking shoes and follow 200 km (125 mi) of nature trails through the ecosystems of this 9,500 hectare (23,475 acre) subtropical park. You'll encounter numerous native plants among the 1,000 recorded species at the site, as well as a large number of different birds. A wide variety of animals also calls this home, ranging from aquatic worms and endangered Orsini's Vipers to European antelopes and brown bears. Mountain peaks here reach as high as 1,757 m (5,764 ft). Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Paklenica National Park by using our Zadar trip itinerary maker.
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  • The park is beautiful and the setup makes enjoying it very easy indeed. There are many walks allowing you to get up close and personal with the falls. They vary in length from 2km to 18km the pathways...  more »
  • We went on a road trip and stopped at one of Croatia's National parks, This is a good place to escape city life, and get closer to nature. Will surely visit again  more »
  • Even if you are not the athletic type, a hike in Paklenica Big Canyon can be done. The trail can be easily walked up to the mountain house in 3 hours. Along the trail there are two wells for filling u...  more »