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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  • A beautiful and very large Park. Numerous hiking trails available and lookout towers. It is worth to take the Russian way, of course with caution, due to the Elk. With a little luck and at the right time you can see rare animals and birds. In the wetland areas, for example. the Red Swamp, you have to reckon with the hordes of mosquitoes, which deters not just anything. Before a visit to check out the available online maps and blogs natural. A separate attraction in the Park is worth a visit Osowiec fortress.
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  • I love the eastern part of Poland, Biebrza is one of the most remote areas in Europe with enormous variety of birds and if you are real patient great chances to see otters and Beavers as well. I have ...  more »
  • As a fan of natural observation I would recommend this place in spring. In August, I arrived the family-focused on the intense, but not necessarily natural. I was not disappointed. Is what to do for at least a few days. It is a pity that at the headquarters of the BNP has no refrigerator magnets with the BPN logo.
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