National park

Northern Velebit

Northern Velebit National Park was proclaimed a Croatian national park in 1999 because of its karst and exceptionally rich flora and fauna.


The park consists of beautiful forests with numerous species of trees, lawns, botanical garden and harsh rocky terrain with endemic species of plants. One of the most recognizable endemic species is Velebitska degenija which is also a protected one.


In addition to rich flora and fauna, the park visitors can also enjoy the magnificent karst relief, preserves Hajdučki and Rožanski Kuk, as well as one of the world’s deepest cave – Luke’s pit.