Roztocze National Park, Zwierzyniec

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Roztocze National Park is a national park in eastern Poland, in Lublin Voivodeship. It protects the most valuable natural areas of the middle part of the Roztocze range. Its current size is 84.83km2, of which forests occupy 81.02 km², and strictly protected areas 8.06 km². The park has its headquarters in Zwierzyniec.HistoryThe history of this area is closely connected with the Zamoyski family estate, which was founded in 1589. The estate’s headquarters were at Zwierzyniec.The beginnings of nature protection in the region date to 1934, when the Bukowa Góra Preserve was created (now it is a strictly protected area). In 1938, for the first time in Poland, a bill was issued that stated that prey birds on the Zamoyski family estate were protected. The park was created from State Forests of the districts of Kosobudy and Zwierzyniec, which had belonged to the Zamoyski family estate.The area of the park and adjacent lands witnessed numerous battles during the Polish January Uprising and both World Wars. Tragic reminiscences of these times are in cemeteries in Zwierzyniec and other locations.Roztocze National Park was created in 1974 and initially covered area of 48.01 km².
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  • We know the Polish regions, visit the Mite, spending time hiking and cycling through the land gives us the impression of how beautiful Poland
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  • One of the most beautiful national parks in Poland. The rich tourist offer: walking paths, trails, educational and Museum Board of Forestry in Floriance. An amazing experience is also meeting with tailstock Polish-descendant of tarpana and landraces. I recommend!
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  • A lake in forest with many walking trails. Beautiful view, with lots of greenery and a beautiful beach. Parking is nearby
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  • Wonderful place to see . Like from fairy tale . Must to see if anybody likes would nature
  • Beautiful place, wild nature. Great for kids
  • Really lovely area
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  • Magnificent place
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