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About Apuseni Natural Park

The Apuseni Natural Park (Parcul Natural Apuseni) is a protected area situated in Romania, in the administrative territory of counties Bihor, Alba and Cluj.

The Apuseni Natural Park, with an area of 75.784 ha represents a mountainous area (mountain peaks, cirques, caves, valleys, karst areas, forests and pastures), with flora and fauna specific to Western Carpathians.

Apuseni Natural Park houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx but, otter, marten, badger also chamois, deer, bats, wild pigs, predatory birds: Golden eagle, pigeon hawk, sparrow hawk, common buzzard, kestrel red, swallows falcon, peregrine falcon.

Tourist attractions:

Bear's Cave

Scarisoara Cave

The Fortress of Ponor Karst Complex

The Living Fire Ice Cave

Glacier Vartop


The Varasoaia Plateau

The Bortig Pothole

The Radeasa Fortress and the Somesul Cald Canyon

The Galbena Canyon

The Barsa Pit

The Ruginoasa Hole

The Ponor Glade

The Galbena Rock

The Florilor Glade

The Padis Plain

The Sighistel Valley

Poarta lui Ionele Cave

Ordancusei Canyon

Bucinis Waterfall

Rachitele Waterfall


Fantanele Lake


The development of agro-tourism hotels and chalets makes the Apuseni Natural Park resort to be a recreational place, as they say, a "green" tourism.

In the time spent on the Apuseni Natural Park can practice horse riding (riding), hiking, cycling, fishing, or you can enjoy the nature in its splendor.

Contact and information:

Address: Parcul Natural Apuseni, Bihor, Romania

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