National Parks

Lovcen by Ivan Blazev

It is also important to emphasize that there are four National Parks in Montenegro covering 7% of Montenegrin territory. 

The National Park Lovcen on the Lovcen Mountain that is on the boarder of two completely different natural climates and experiences the influence of both. This has influenced the development of diverse biological systems. The park is not far from the Adriatic coast with 6,400 ha of surface.

The National Park Durmitor with 39,000 ha of surface area is protected by UNESCO, it includes the entire Durmitor massif, with an average altitude of 1,500 meters and including 48 mountain peaks over 2,000 metres high.

The National Park Biogradska Gora between the rivers Tara and Lim, has beautiful glacial lakes that cover 5,400 ha of space.

Finally, the National Park Skadar Lake, is the biggest lake of the Balkan, covering 40,000 ha. The Skadar Lake, which has a surface of 370 km2 to 530 km2 depending on the water level, belongs 2/3 to Montenegro, and 1/3 to Albania.