The Drawa (Drawno / Drawienski) National Park is located on the borders of the Wielkopolska, Lubuskie and West Pomeranian Voivodeships in the north-west of Poland. It was established to protect an area of more than 11,000 hectares, of mostly forest and water. A rather larger special protective zone of also surrounds the Park. The river Drawa, which flows through the park for about 30 kms is one of the best known canoeing routes in Poland.
The headquarters of the Drawa National Park can be found in the small town of Drawno.
More than 40 species of mammals, including beaver, pine marten, otter, deer, wild boar and fox make their home in the Drawa National Park; and seldom seen birds such as osprey, kite, white-tailed eagle, lesser spotted eagle, eagle owl, and black storks can be found in great numbers.
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