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The hidden treasures of Krka and other Croatian parks of nature

The number of visitors allowed in Krka National Park is limited. In 2017, new procedure determines access to the Krka  National Park at 10,000 visitors at any one time. Krka National Park is the most interactive National Park in Croatia. Therefore, this decision was necessary. While Plitvice lakes forbid swimming in its water before a decade ago, Krka still permits visitors to come in a large number.

Croatian National Parks

Unspoiled nature of the Croatian National Parks and diversity of flora and fauna will leave no one indifferent, as you will see if you embark on the Krka Waterfalls from Split tour. Croatia has beautiful eight national parks: Brijuni, Plitvice Lakes, Krka waterfalls, Kornati, Mljet, Paklenica, Risnjak and Northern Velebit.

The Croatian National Parks will simply amaze you with its natural beauty. For example, Krka National Park is famous for its cascading waterfalls and the most beautiful landscape. Stunning scenery! Krka attracts today more than 1 million tourists a year, making it a very busy national park. The Kornati Islands are an archipelago consisting of 140 islands covering an area of 114 square miles. Most of the islands are part of the Kornati National Park. Natural beauty, numerous caves and crystal clear blue waters.

National parks, especially Krka National Park is a perfect place if you are looking for peace, relaxation, and view at unique natural beauty.

Every year, more than 1 million people wondered at Krka waterfalls and Skradinski buk, the island monastery of Visovac, the most visited places in this area.  Since shoulder season is April through June and September through October, when Krka National Park, for example, last year, received over 3.5 tourists, it was necessary to reduce visitors loads at the most attractive sites.  In order to preserve for future generations Skradinski buk, the longest, the most famous and the most visited waterfall on the Krka river, and one of the most famous natural beauties in Croatia but also allow tourists to have a complete experience of nature and cultural and historical heritage.

“Unknown Krka: The Hidden treasures”

Also, in order to upgrade quality content for tourists, Krka waterfalls have launched a new project called “Unknown Krka: the hidden treasures˝. Environmental protection, development and infrastructure, visitor managing,  cooperation with the local community and educational and presentation activities are in this project that will certainly have a positive impact for overall developing of the whole Knin – Šibenik county. Krka National Park attracts visitors primarily interested in natural and cultural heritage and education. This project offers a completely new and different Krka Waterfalls. They shall also seek to use economic northern part of Krka National Park and to achieve a better spatial and temporal distribution of visitors and overall social, economic and environmental wellbeing of the area. This is a good example for other National Parks in Croatia which direction of tourist’s developing would need to go.

“In all things of nature, there is something of the marvellous.” Aristotle