Risnjak (Croatian National Park since September 15, 1953)
Brijuni (Croatian National Park since October 27, 1983)
Plitvice Lakes (Croatian National Park since April 8, 1949)
Sjeverni Velebit (Croatian National Park since June 2, 1999)
Paklenica (Croatian National Park since October 19, 1949)
Krka (Croatian National Park since January 24, 1985)
Kornati (Croatian National Park since July 24, 1980)
Mljet (Croatian National Park since November 12, 1960)
National Park Risnjak – Risnjak (1528 m) is the second highest mountain in Gorski kotar. In 1953, it became the national park of the Republic of Croatia. Reasons for that are different, but can be summed up to the following: On the relatively small area, there is a great variety of the first class geographical, geological, and other natural phenomena, easily accessible for visitors. The natural beauties are almost untouched by man.National Park Risnjak is situated in the Mount Risnjak massif and its 1528 meter peak being the basis of the park. To enjoy the beauties of Risnjak, you need to have a special sense for the thrills of natural phenomena.
National Park Brijuni – Brijuni consists of 14 islands and islets having a total surface area of 36.3 km². Thanks to its indented coastline, diverse flora and fauna, Brijuni is sometimes referred to as Heaven on Earthall. Park (location, climate, flora and fauna, sea world), cultural and historical heritage (since the Stone Age until now).
National Park Plitvice Lakes – a woody mountainous region with a string of 16 smaller and larger lakes of a crystal blue and green color. They are supplied by water from numerous small rivers and streams and are interconnected with foamy cascades and forest falls.
National Park North Velebit – a diversity of karstic phenomena, flora and fauna, which is just a part of this natural whole. The important characteristic of Velebit are its simple, solid form, stiff cliffs, and the nakedness of seaward side and the wood-covered slopes of the Lika side. The basic geological characteristic of the mountains is karst; flora and fauna are abundant.
National Park Paklenica – Paklenica is an area of unusual contact between the sea and the mountain, rich in natural forests of beech, black pine and mountain pine. The Paklenica karst river canyon is a national park in Croatia. It is located in Starigrad, northern Dalmatia, at the southern slopes of Velebit mountain, not far from Zadar. It has two canyons: Mala (Small) and Velika (Big) Paklenica.
National Park Krka – named after Krka River that runs within the park. It is located along the middle-lower course of the Krka River in central Dalmatia, in Šibenik-Knin county, downstream Miljevci area, and just a few kilometers northeast of the city of Šibenik. It was formed to protect the Krka River and is intended primarily for scientific, cultural, educational, recreational, and tourism activities.
Kornati National Park – The Kornati archipelago of Croatia, also known as the Stomorski islands, is located in the northern part of Dalmatia, south from Zadar and west from Šibenik, in the Šibenik-Knin county.
Kornati National Park has a total surface area of 220 km², comprising 89 islands, islets and reefs. Land accounts for only around 1/4 of the park’s area – the rest is a marine ecosystem.
National Park Mljet – National Park Mljet in the far south of Croatia is often referred to as the most beautiful Adriatic island because it has some truly rare sites – a lake in the middle of the island and an island in the lake with a castle on the island, a Benedictine monastery from the 12th century. This almost surreal image seems to have been extracted from the most beautiful stories. According to one of them, Mljet was part of Odysseus’ route and nymph Calypso kept him in captivity there.