Slowinski National Park
Słowiński National Park (Słowiński Park Narodowy) is located along the Baltic Sea coast, between the towns of Łeba and Rowy. The 18,000 hectare park is best known for its walking sand dunes, which move at a speed of 10 meters per year and can reach heights of up to 40 meters. The park however also includes forrests, moorland and swamps. The Łebsko and Gardno lakes are part of the park, and are the remainings of retreating glaciers that once covered this part of Poland.
Over 250 bird species can be seen in Słowiński, including the rare sea eagle, crane and black stork. The park is furthermore home to deer, elk, wild pigs and hare.
The 140 km of walking trails are enjoyed by thousands of tourists every year. The beauty of the national park has also been recognized by the UNESCO as Słowiński has been designated as a World Biosphere Reserve.