The National Park North Velebit was proclaimed on 09.06.1999. so it is the youngest national park in Croatia. The area was declared a national park because of the marked diversity of karst phenomena, riches of the living world and exceptional natural beauty in a relatively small area.
The surface area of the park is 109 km2, and within it lies the strict reservoir Hajdučki and Rožanski hips, which represents a specific geomorphological phenomenon where up to 150 pits have been discovered, of which the most famous Lukina jama, one of the deepest in the world at all, was discovered in 1999 . years.
From the mountain peaks, there is a breathtaking view of the Adriatic Sea and the islands of Pag, Rab, Goli, Prvić and Krk, and the Lika hinterland from the continental side.