Slowinski National Park (Słowiński Park Narodowy) is a National Park in the Pomeranian province of northern Poland. The northern boundary of the Park running along 33 kilometres of the Baltic coastline and the park includes the towns of Leba and Rowy and the lakes of Łebsko and Gardno. The biggest attraction of the Slowinski park is probably the shifting sand dunes, which, as they move, uncover the fossilized remains of the forests, which once grew here. In some areas the dunes move up to 10 metres each year.
In the western part of the park, the remains of German V2 rocket launch pads abandoned by the Nazis at the end of the Second World War.
Three interesting facts about the Slowinski National Park.
- There are more than 140 kilometres of tourist walking trails.
- Deer, elk, wild boar and hares can all be found in the park.
- The park is recorded in the UNESCO list of World Biosphere Reserves.
Related content on Polish Poland: a list of the twenty three National Parks in Poland.