Biebrza National Park, Goniadz

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Biebrza National Park is a national park in Podlaskie Voivodeship, northeastern Poland, situated along the Biebrza River.The largest of Poland’s 23 National Parks, the Biebrza National Park was created on September 9, 1993. Its total area is 592.23km2, of which forests cover 155.47 km², fields and meadows covering 181.82 km² and marshes with an area of 254.94 km².Biebrza MarshesThe Biebrza Marshes are the most precious part of the park. Biebrza National Park protects vast and relatively untouched fenlands with a unique variety of several communities of plants, rare wetland birds and mammals such as Elk and Beaver and other animals. The Biebrza wetlands as well as the Narew River valleys are very important centres for birds’ nesting, feeding and resting. In 1995 the park was designated as a wetland site of worldwide significance and is under the protection of the Ramsar Convention.Red MarshesThe most important part of the Park is Red Marsh (Rezerwat przyrody Czerwone Bagno), which is under strict protection.The park's headquarters is located in Osowiec-Twierdza 8 village, within the grounds of the historic Osowiec Fortress from the 19th century, near Goniądz.
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  • This is one of the iconic places for wildlife in Europe, with fantastic birding (including rare ones), a wide range of mammals, dragonflies and butterflies and full of atmosphere. It costs 6 zloty to ...  more »
  • An amazing place to watch and admire wildlife and out-of-this-world views! Biebrza National Park features tons of places - both easily accessible and those well hidden to explore. Watch clearly - ther...  more »
  • Awe inspiring place - empty of humans. Lots of wild space and wildlife. Saw elk, lots of birds. Plus beavers on the river. Boat trip recommended. Also insects, wild flowers and funghi. Hope it can be ...  more »

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