When we speak of green, in Croatia there are 8 National parks:
- Plitvice lakes and Krka- noted for their waterfalls and lakes.
- Kornati, Brijun and Mljet- island’s national parks characterized by diverse and rich underwater world.
- Risnjak, Paklenica and Northern Velebit- typically mountainous areas with diverse vegetation and relief
And 11 Nature parks:
- Kopački rit and Lonjsko polje- representatives are of biological wealth of lowland floodplains, also popular among birdwatchers and photographers (photosafari)
- Lake Vrana- the largest lake in Croatia
- Žumberak- samoborsko gorje- is characterised by preserved nature, forests, streams, waterfalls, vineyard covered hills, pastures and traditional farms.
- Biokovo- characterised by wealth of geomorphological forms and phenomena
- Lastovsko otočje (Lastovo archipelago) – consisting of the total of 44 islands, islets and reefs.
- Medvednica- forests (beech, fir, maple, ash and sessile oak) of great biological value due to which 8 forest reserves are protected within the Park.
- Papuk- extremely valuable biological, geological, landscape and historical features
- Telašćica- one of the most beautiful and largest Adriatic bays
- Učka- has a specific microclimate and developed abundant forest vegetation.
- Velebit- includes the largest part of the Mountain Velebit and valley of the karst river Zrmanja
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