Tatra National Park

Tatra(s) National Park (Slovak: Tatranský národný park; abbr. TANAP) is one of the nine national parks in Slovakia. It is situated in North Central Slovakia in the Tatra Mountains. The Tatra National Park protects the area of the Western Tatras (Západné Tatry) and the Eastern Tatras (Východné Tatry).[1]

See also: Tatra National Park, Poland

The National Park covers an area of 738 km² (284.9 mi²), and the buffer zone around the park covers an area of 307 km² (118.5 mi²); 1045 km² together.[2] The park offers 600 km of hiking trails[3] and 16 marked and maintained bike trails.

The highest peak in Slovakia, Gerlachovský štít (2,655 m) is situated in the park. The park is important for its diverse flora and fauna with many endemic species, including the Tatra chamois.