National Park Plitvice Lakes
Plitvice Lakes National Park is a special geological and hydrogeological phenomenon. Complex Plitvice Lakes were declared a national park in 8th April 1949. year. It is the largest, oldest and most visited Croatian national park. Represents a forested mountain area with a string of 16 smaller and larger lakes of crystal blue-green color. Lakes receive water from numerous rivers and streams, and they are connected with cascades and waterfalls. Travertine barriers, which are made in the period of about ten thousand years ago, one of the fundamental features of the park. The special geographical location and specific climatic conditions have contributed to the emergence of many natural and rich biodiversity. Travertine sediments are formed from the Pleistocene to the present in sinkholes and depressions between the surrounding mountains. Upper Lake in the south predominantly consist of dolomite, and lower lakes in the north of the limestone rocks.
Vast forest areas, the exceptional beauty of the lakes and waterfalls, flora and fauna, mountain air, Plitvice lakes contrasting autumn colors, forest trails and wooden bridges and more a part of the Park, which is a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in 1979. was among the first in the world. The park is divided into narrower and wider zone according to the degree of protection. It is located in two counties, 91% of the park is in the Lika-Senj, and 7% in the Karlovac County.
The total area is 29,685 acres, of which 200 acres are lakes, forests, 13,320 ha, and the rest is grassland and other areas. The average altitude is 600 m lowest point is 367 m on the Korana bridge, and the highest 1279 m Seliški on top. Year 2006., There were 866,218 visitors.  It is located in two counties, 91% of the park is in the Lika-Senj, and 7% in the Karlovac County. The park is divided into narrower and wider zone according to the degree of protection. Plitvice lakes are mostly visited by the passing of Pakostane.