PAKLENICA NATIONAL PARK
Paklenica NP is a national park that stretches over 95 km2 of magnificent pine forests, the largest and best preserved in entire Dalmatia!
Due to its extraordinary geomorphological features, diverse flora and fauna, attractive landscapes and rich cultural heritage, this littoral slope of South Velebit beckons many nature-lovers and adventurers to come here repeatedly and discover it anew.
Paklenica NP is home to several hundred animal species and about one thousand plant species, with many of them being endemic and thriving on specific microclimatic conditions of karst rocks. The park also boasts the highest peak of Velebit, called Vaganski Vrh (1757 m), and it is a place of particular interest for speleologist from around the world, who can enjoy exploring 37 caves and 39 pits spread out throughout the area.