Biebrza National Park, Goniadz

Biebrza National Park is a national park in Podlaskie Voivodeship, northeastern Poland, situated along the Biebrza River.The largest of Poland’s 23 National Parks, the Biebrza National Park was created on September 9, 1993. Its total area is 592.23km2, of which forests cover 155.47 km², fields and meadows covering 181.82 km² and marshes with an area of 254.94 km².Biebrza MarshesThe Biebrza Marshes are the most precious part of the park. Biebrza National Park protects vast and relatively untouched fenlands with a unique variety of several communities of plants, rare wetland birds and mammals such as Elk and Beaver and other animals. The Biebrza wetlands as well as the Narew River valleys are very important centres for birds’ nesting, feeding and resting. In 1995 the park was designated as a wetland site of worldwide significance and is under the protection of the Ramsar Convention.Red MarshesThe most important part of the Park is Red Marsh (Rezerwat przyrody Czerwone Bagno), which is under strict protection.The park's headquarters is located in Osowiec-Twierdza 8 village, within the grounds of the historic Osowiec Fortress from the 19th century, near Goniądz.
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  • Great for sightseeing and birdwatching. Bring warm clothes and be prepared to wake up at 4am if you don't want to miss the best opportunities!  more »
  • This is for nature loving people. Great biking trails, or trekking. One can also spend a day canoing on Biebrza river - smooth ride even for the first timers.  more »
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