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National Park Paklenica canyons adorned stream of Velika Paklenica and Mala Paklenica. Velika Paklenica canyon is 14 kilometers long and wide 500-800m, and Mala Paklenica canyon is 12 kilometers long and wide 400 - 500. Within the National Park is the highest peak of Velebit - Vaganski Vrh with 1757 meters above sea level.
In addition, the National Park Paklenica is so far treated over 90 caves (caves and pits) from which we will mention the most famous cave Manita pec.
Flora of Paklenica National Park boasts with over 1,000 plant species, among which there are about 70 endemic species. Quite an important role occupied by forests are one of the main reasons for listing the Paklenica into national parks. From the forest to emphasize beech forest and red pine.
Of wildlife will allocate the largest group, the birds, which in Paklenica found about 230 species, then about 50 species of mammals, and many underground living organisms. Within the park there are a dozen small villages that are mostly uninhabited.
Of tourist activities on offer to visitors would certainly recommend the organized hiking trips arranged by many hiking trails or biking biking trails. It is also the best way to learn about the park, and you have the possibility of nights in a mountain hut "Paklenica", and more shelters across the park.
In addition to offering visitors hiking and climbing in the existing climbing areas, and each year organizes the competition climbing "Big Wall Speed Climbing". Finally we must mention the tourist facilities of the park as are the seven mills, forest home, education center, presentation center and ethno house.
There are several ways the arrival of the National Park Paklenica. The most widely used way is by car from more roads to Stari Grad-Paklenica.
All other details you can find on official web pages of National Park Paklenica.