The Tatra National Park was established in 1954 and occupies an area of 21,164 ha. It has been declared a world biosphere reserve. It is one of the most famous Polish parks. The Tatra Mountains form a natural border between Poland (to the north) and Slovakia (to the south). These two countries cooperate since the early 20thcentury in efforts to protect the area. 

 

Additional information:

- hiking trails (total approximately 312 km),

- exhibitions in Kuźnice,

- the chapel and monastery of the Albertine Sisters in Kalatówki,

- Nature Education Centre in Zakopane.

- Tatra Museum in Zakopane.