Welcome

The animal, world of the Giant Mountains characterizes in a large species diversity. It is related to the presence of vertical vegetation zones of different climates and diverse mosaics of flora communities. In addition, terrain sculpture – especially above the upper forest border - distinguish the Giant Mountains in comparison with other mountain ranges of the Sudetes.

Lakes and glacial cirques, steep rocky slopes, peat bogs on equinoxes – typical for the landscape of these mountains – became a home to many valuable species of Karkonosze wildlife.
Number of species living in the Giant Mountains is as follows: invertebrates - at least 15 thousand species, vertebrates - over 320 species, among them: fish – 2 species, amphibians – 6 species, reptiles – 6 species, breeding an migratory birds – about 200 species, mammals - almost 60 species.
 
LEARN ABOUT THE PARK

events

January 2019

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 

February 2019

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
 
 
 

March 2019

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

April 2019

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
 
 
 

attractions

...
Glacial Cirques of Karkonosze Two twin Glacial Cirques
...
The Pilgrims Rocks that can be spotted from almost every place in the Giant Mountains
...
The valley and the cascades of Łomniczka River Lomniczka River flowing down the Równia pod Śnieżką, creates a series of picturesque...