It is one of 23 national parks in Poland established in 1959. In 1993 it became part of the UNESCO borderland Biosphere Karkonosze Reserve.
It is a place of extraordinary natural and cultural heritage. Combining mountain peaks, numerous wetlands, waterfalls or moors, it is one of Poland's favourite national parks.
The highest peak is Śnieżka, which rises to 1,603 metres above sea level. The park's terrain is accessible to hikers and cyclists. As many as 33 hiking trails with a total length of over 100 km have been mapped out here.
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