Tatra National Park

Animals of the National Park

Animals can be found anywhere in the Tatra National Park. Great effects on the Tatra fauna were mainly cold periods in the ice age, which were later replaced by warmer periods with thermophilic species from Eastern...

Plants of the National Park

The Tatra vegetation belongs to the flora of the high central Carpathians. The size of the area, large elevation range, alternation of different geological subsoils, specific climatic and kimroclimatic conditions in deep valleys, soil conditions and,...

Organizations of the Tatra National Park

The Tatra National Park was established in 1949 by the Správa TANAP-u (Tatra National Park – TANAP administration) based in Tatranská Lomnica. In 1995, the original National park administration was abolished and two organizations succeeded: Štátne...

Tatra National Park

The Tatra National Park was declared in 1949 and is the oldest national park in Slovakia. It consists of the largest mountain group in the Carpathian arc with the highest peak – Gerlachovský štít (2655m.). On...

Visiting Rules

Rules for visitors of the Tatra National Park according to the currently valid decree from 2017 (source: tanap.sopsr.sk)