Croatia ecotourism

There are eight national parks in Croatia and ten nature reserves. These are: Plitvice Lakes National Park (NP), Risnjak NP, Brijuni NP, Mljet NP, Sjeverni Velebit NP, Krka NP, Kornati NP and Paklenica NP. The nature reserves are: Kopački rit Nature Reserve (NR), Papuk NR, Učka NR, Vransko jezero NR, Telaščica NR, Lonjsko polje NR, Velebit NR, Medvednica NR, the Žumberak – Samobor Highlands NR, Biokovo NR and the Lastovo Islands NR.

Medvednica Nature Park

Medvednica Nature Park is favourite excursion destination of Zagreb locals. Medvednica Nature Park offers 11 mountaineers’ lodge huts, two hotels and 8 hospitality facilities, 15 bicycle trails with a total of 110 km in length and four educational paths. Here is also the cave Veternica which was proclaimed a protected geo-morphological monument of nature in 1979.