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  • 13°C
  • M. Grad
  • 13°C
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  • 13°C
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  • 12°C
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Kozara National Park

Adorned by the rivers Una, Sana and Sava, and Vrbas Mount Kozara is correctly called “green beauty” Mount Kozara of Krajina. At the heart of the mountain is the national park, which is added to the list of national parks in 1967 and is a member of the Federation of National Parks-EUROPARC.

Kozara National Park has the area of 3494 hectares. The park includes a separate hunting ground.

The central part of the mountain, the flat plateau is dominated by the Mrakovica area, representing the Memorial zone built in 1972 in memory of the fighters and the people of Potkozarje who lost their lives in the Second World War.

The Memorial zone consists of museums, monuments and a memorial wall with engraved names of the victims. At this point, impressive history lessons are given in addition to the accounts of the events on Mount Kozara in, her great epic of freedom.

The beautiful setting of Kozara forest offers the possibilities for hiking, paragliding, cannoning, climbing and skiing. Mountain turns last from 45 minutes to 6 hours.

The ski track in Mrakovica is 800-metre long, with the possibility of night skiing. Ski lifts are also available, and there is a children track as well.