Slītere National Park is located in northwestern Latvia on the Kurzeme Peninsula and covers an area of more than 250 square kilometers. It was originally established in 1920 as a bird sanctuary and is one of the oldest nature reserves in Latvia. in 1999, it was transformed into a national park.What makes Slītere special is its diverse nature, which includes a combination of coastal, forest and marshland landscapes. Here the Baltic Sea meets dense forests, bogs and lakes. A special feature of the park is the so-called “Slītere Lighthouse”, a high, forested hill that was formed during the Ice Age and used to serve as a landmark for sailors.The national park is a paradise for birdwatchers. It provides habitat for numerous rare and endangered bird species. During migration seasons, thousands of birds can be observed using the park as a resting place.In addition, the park offers hiking and biking trails, information centers and observation towers for visitors. The protection and preservation of this unique environment is a priority, but at the same time it is important for the park to help people understand the beauty and importance of this landscape.

Wanderungen in Hiking in the Slītere National Park – Kurzeme, Latvia 

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Fernwanderwege in Hiking in the Slītere National Park – Kurzeme, Latvia 

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