Poloniny National Park

The national park of Poloniny National Park lies in the northeastern parts of Slovakia and in the Bukovske vrchy mountain range that is a part of the Eastern Carpathians. Created during 1997, parts of this park is a recognized UNESCO World heritage Site as they get included in the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians.

Poloniny National Park

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The national park of Poloniny National Park lies in the northeastern parts of Slovakia and in the Bukovske vrchy mountain range that is a part of the Eastern Carpathians. Created during 1997, parts of this park is a recognized UNESCO World heritage Site as they get included in the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians.

Poloniny National Park is dominated by the beech as well as the beech-fir forests, and poloniny or the Meadows are a common sight at the park. One can come across rare and endemic creatures, and heady mix of butterflies, bugs, invertebrates, reptiles and mammals among other types get spotted at the Poloniny National Park. The Poloniny National Park is open all round the year, with the summer hiking trails and cross-country skiing during the winter time adding touristic glitter to the Poloniny National Park.

Apart from the mountain trails, there is a trail connecting wooden churches of outstanding value that belong to 18th century and found in Ulcske Krive, Topol’a and Rusky Potok.

Lying on the borders of Ukraine and Poland, it is also known to possess east-Carpathian plant varieties, as the Great Sperwot and Sweetwilliam among the other types can be spotted at the park. The park also possesses about 198 species of birds and the carnivores spotted at the Poloniny National Park include the European bison and elk.