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Paklenica National Park, Zadar

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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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  • We went to the smaller canyon at entrance 2 - advantages are no admission costs and pretty much had the track to ourselves!! A great way to end a hot day with some shade. A really fun trail as long as...  more »
  • You enter the park either thorugh the main entrance (Velika Paklenica) or the lesser used second entrance (Mala Paklenica). We entered through the main entry, which is at the beginning of an impressiv...  more »
  • Pictures don't do this National Park justice. It needs to be seen in person. We parked at entrance number 2. Tickets need to be purchased for the boat ride below which are $20 (US $) per person. We to...  more »