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Risnjak National Park

Located in Gorski Kotar region of Croatia

If you want mountain scenery, this park is for you. Situated on the other side of Kvarner, the Gorski Kotar rises to jagged peaks. The park is easily accessible to visitors and offers astounding views and tremendous beauty. You'll find more than 4,000 different plant species in the park, as well as bear, lynx, wild cats, boar, deer and wolves in the park. The park offers some of the best hiking in the country, as well as some of the most scenic views.

River water in Risnjak National Park
Complimenting jagged mountain scenery with forested sides are the wild waters
of the river Kupa, whose source is part of Risnjak National Park.

Second highest mountain in Gorski kotar

Risnjak is situated near the city of Rijeka, on Istrian peninsula, and is a forested mountain that is home to a variety of animal and plant species, despite the relatively small area. The beauty of the area and the magnificent views which the area affords makes it a favorite of hikers.

The National Park Risnjak is the second highest mountain in Gorski Kotar and first became a national park because of the geographical, geological, and natural phenomena that is offers guests. It also offers has an amazing history and natural heritage.

  Croatia's National Parks

Brijuni National Park
Brijuni National Park

Kornati National Park
Kornati National Park

Krka National Park
Krka National Park

Mljet National Park
Mljet National Park

North Velebit National Park
North Velebit National Park
Paklenica National Park
Paklenica National Park
Plitvice National Park
Plitvice National Park
Risnjak National Park
Risnjak National Park

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