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The national park is a vast and primality unaltered area of exceptional natural value, includin one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. The purpose of the park is primarily to serve science, culture, education and recreation, while tourism activities have also been introduced for its visitors.

Krka National Park lies within Šibenik-Knin county and covers a total are of 109 km2 of the loveliest sections of the Krka River, and the lower course of the Čikola River. The Krka National Park was proclaimed in 1985 as the seventh national park in Croatia, though certain sections of the Krka River were already protected in 1948. Including the submerged part of the river at the mouth, the Krka River is 72.5 km long making it the 22nd longest river in Croatia.  It springs in the foothills of Dinara mountains range, 2.5 km northeast of Knin. With its seven waterfalls and total drop in altitude of 242 m, the Krka is a natural and karst phenomenon. The travertine waterfalls of the Krka River are the fundamental phenomenon of this river.

Krka National Park is open for its visitors all year round and can be toured by water, by road or by foot on its many hiking trails, the only condition being that rules of environmental protection must be abided. There are three entrances to the park: Lozovac, Skradin and Roški slap. Working hours at Lozovac and Skradin are from 9 – 17 h, and at Roški slap from 10 – 17 h.

Within the park, visitors have many interesting things to see and do: Skradinski buk, Roški slap and other sites, take a walk down the educational trail and view the ethnographic presentations.

More info: http: http://www.npkrka.hr/#/o-nama/nacionalni-park-krka/?lang=eng

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