|National park MALA FATRA (NAPAMF)|
| Nám. sv. Floriána 1002 |
013 02 Varín
| +421 41/5695 331|
|National park of Mala Fatra (NAPAMF) was founded on 1st April 1988. It is situated in the north-east Slovakia. It is a part of the mountains Inner Carpathian Mountains. It has the unique karst phenomenons, large ridges, East Carpathian law protected and rare flora and animal kingdom, clean springs, etc. The length of this territory about is 30 km. The highest hill is called Velky Krivan (1709m) and the lowest area is the level of the river Vah (350m). The mountains are constitued of the granit. The rest is of limestone, dolomits, etc.
There's a lot of other phenomenons than the caves (the cave Medvedia jaskyna, the cave Krystalova jaskyna), and also on several places we can find the seas of stones. This park has plenty of springs (for example the ones in Vratna, Belianska or in the other valleys).
The biggest waterfall is named Sutovský (38m). But there are also the other ones (Padacia or Skok). The water leaves the park by many brooks (for example Zazrivka, Varinka, Vratnanka or Biely potok). This territory is influenced by moderate warm and cold climatic area. A great number of different species of flora is caused by the climate and soil. The flora which likes warm weather, mountain and alpine species and several endemits grow here.There are some high-mountain species and East Carpathian endemits, too. There are more deciduous trees than the evergreen ones. The beech is the mostly spread. Dwarfed pine is growing in the altitude 1400 - 1500 m. The pines grow on the hillsides of limestone and dolomits.
The animal kingdom from here is typical in the East Carpathian. There are more than 30 species of mammals, 118 species if birds and more than 900 species of insect (ther's a lot of the rare ones). There are some lizards, adders, amphibians (for example the toad). The rarest birds are eagle, eagle-owl, falcon, black stork, etc. In the forests there is bear, lynx, cat, marten, fox and rarely the wolf, too.
|Possibility of accommodation|
|BARBORKA cottage in Lutise (Vratna dolina-Kysuce) Reserve The cottage BARBORKA is situated in village Lutise (Kysuce-Vratna dolina) in Northern Slovakia, it offers two rooms for two persons with possibility of expansion for 3 persons.|
| Lutiše 279, 01305 Žilina +421 41/5976 111, mob.+421 903/543 880,+421 915/282 790 |
|WWW Hotel GOLD *** Terchova ( Vratna valley ) Reserve The New hotel Gold *** provides accommodation in luxury bedrooms and also in comfortable apartments which satisfy the most picky guests.|
| Vratňanská cesta 287, Terchová +421 41/5993 109, fax +421 41/5695 630 |
|WWW Hotel LUNA *** Martin - Priekopa Reserve Allow me to introduce Hotel LUNA, modern urban hotel, which offers comfortable accommodation, top quality service and a number of additional amenities. The hotel is situated in the suburban area of Priekopa, directly a|
| A.Medňanského 18, Martin +421- 0650 405 185, +421- 43/4306 824, fax+421 43/4306 824 |
|Cottage SIHLA Terchova Reserve The cottage is situated in the center of the picturesque village.|
| Pri zdravotnom stredisku, Terchová +421 903/506 799 |
|WWW Hotel Havrania***, Zázrivá Reserve A mountain hotel nestled within one of the most beautiful natural panoramas in Slovakia.|
| Havrania 81, Zázrivá +421 43 5896362, +421 43 5896360 |
|WWW Lodging in house – Privát Martin Reserve The house is situated in a quiet part of Martin.|
| Clementisova 5, 036 01 Martin +421(0)905/347 085, +421(0)905/252 218 |
|WWW ALEXANDRA cottage Martin ( Martinske hole) Reserve ALEXANDRA recreation house is an ideal place for groups or families with children (8 up to 12 people) which would like spending a few very pleasant days full of peace, relax, anonymity, comfort and silent.|
| Generála Svobodu 33, Martin tel.:+421 903/539 065 , +421 915/523 240 |
|Privat BALAT Stefanova - Terchova Reserve We offer accommodation in rooms with 2. 3 and 4 beds. Total capacity is 20 beds plus 5 extra beds.|
| Štefanová 526, Terchová +421 41/569 5166 |
|WWW Hotel EVA MARIA Horna Marikova Reserve The hotel offers accommodation for 31 persons in double, triple or four-bed rooms. Each room has its bathroom and toilet.|
| Usudička 484, 018 03 Horná Maríková +421/42/4352 161, fax +421/42/4260827 |
|Privat MARGARETKA Rajec Reserve Privát Margarétka ponúka 2 bytové jednotky pod jednou strechou so samostatným vchodom. Každá bytová jednotka obsahuje samostatnú kuchynku s posedením, spálňu, izbu, wc a kúpelňu.|
| Ďurčiná 96, 015 01 Rajec +421 41/ 5423 812 |