The complex Plitvice lakes were declared a national park in 1949. B> This is the largest, oldest and most popular Croatian national park with more than million visitors per year. It represents a forested mountain area in a string of 16 smaller and larger lakes. Lakes receive water from numerous rivers and streams and they are connected by cascades and waterfalls which are breathtaking. In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO b> World Heritage register among the first natural sites worldwide.
National Park is located near the road D1 Zagreb - Split between Slunj and Korenica b> in the immediate vicinity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Larger towns nearby are: Ogulin, Rakovica, Otocac, Gospic in Croatia and Bihac in Bosnia an d Herzegovina b>.
From well known hotel in the park there is "Jezero", "Belevue" , and offers in private accommodation.
From the up-market activities, guests can enjoy walks arranged mountain trails and cycling on marked routes.
The whole region is suitable for winter tourism.