Tatras National Park (TANAP) is the oldest national park of the Slovak Republic. It was established on 1st of January 1949. It is involved throughout the Tatras and adjacent basins on the area of 1,045 km2 (own territory – 738 km2, protected zone – 307 km2). TANAP mission is to preserve the diversity of plant and animal species and the protection of Tatra nature.
For this purpose it is necessary to respect the Visiting Rules of the Tatra National Park:
- We do not destroy information boards for visitors, boards provide information about Tatra nature.
- In order to protect nature we use marked trails, which are open. (Some of them are closed in the period from 1 November to 15 June some closed)
- In the period from 16 June to 31 October you can enter the National Park only in the presence of a qualified person
- We do not produce excessive noise, try to relax in the way that you will not disturb smooth running nature.
- We do not pollute the nature beauty with the trash.
- It is not permitted to camp in TANAP.
- Setting fire is allowed only in places reserved for this purpose
- Walking with the dogs is only allowed on condition that your dog will be on the leash and the guide will be wearing a protective basket.
- We behave in order with no damage plants and flowers.