Pieniński Park Narodowy, Szczawnica

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#4 of 17 in Nature in Lesser Poland Province
Pieniny National Park is a national park in northern Slovakia. The park is located in the eastern Pieniny Mountains on the border with Poland. It is the smallest national park in Slovakia with an area of 37.5 km² (14.48 mi²) and its buffer zone covers an area of 224.44 km² (86.66 mi²).The park is located in the Slovak districts of Kežmarok and Stará Ľubovňa in the Prešov Region. The National Park was founded on 16 January 1967, and its borders were adjusted in 1997.It is famous for its natural beauty, especially the Dunajec River Gorge, which is a popular rafting and hiking location. The park offers traditional folklore and architecture, especially the village of Červený Kláštor with the Museum of National Culture.
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  • August 18, 2017
    My family and I were hiking up to the Sokolica point in July. The trail is quite uphill, at least for us it was because we don't hike every single day. It is a pretty quick trip up and then back down,...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    The yellow & green walking trails that start at Sromowice to the 982m peak are quit steep but well worth it. Only downside is that you have to pay 5 PLN to go to the view site once you're at the top.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    It is a very beautiful national park with mountains and rivers and green pastures, take a stroll along the River through the Park, it is a wonderful trip
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  • Amazing views, great nature, hiking trails well marked - simply fantastic place!
  • Beautiful view. Nice people around. Good place for start hiking. The lady in small shop with maps and souvenirs was very helpful.
  • Amazing place. Great views. Interesting content. Must see!
  • Out of earth beauty and peace
  • Very secluded and beautiful place. But you must be ready to spend at least five-eight hours by hiking

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