There are two official entrances to the Paklenica National Park: Entrance 1 Velika Paklenica and Entrance 2 Mala Paklenica. The Entrance 1 is opened daily, all year around and it is suitable for hikers, climbers, families with children, school groups and students. Entrance 2 is open only from the end of April till the end of October and the trail through the Mala Paklenica Canyon, which leads from the Entrance 2, is suitable exclusively for experienced hikers.
The most visited locations in the Paklenica National Park are the Velika Paklenica Canyon, the Visitor center „Underground secrets of Paklenica“ and the show cave „Manita peć“. We recommend to look for additional information on our web site (Entrance 1 Velika Paklenica, Visitor centre „Underground secrets of Paklenica“, Cave „Manita peć“)
You can pay in cash or by card at the Entrance 1 and at the Visitor centre „Underground secrets of Paklenica“, on all other locations payment is possible exclusively in cash (Croatian Kuna).
Camping is not allowed in the Paklenica National Park. There are numerous campsites in close vicinity of the National Park where you can stay during your visit.
In the Paklenica National Park you can overnight in mountain shelters (Ivine vodice, Struge, Vlaški grad) or at the Paklenica Mountain Hut and Ivančev dom. Additionally, there are numerous campsites, apartments, rooms and several hotels in near surroundings where you can stay during the visit (more info at www.rivijera-paklenica.hr).
In order to enter the National Park with a motor vehicle, you should buy a day vignette at the Entrance 1 Velika Paklenica, as an addition to the entrance ticket.
Riding a bike is not allowed on the hiking trails in the Paklenica National Park. Cycling is only permitted on the 2 km section of the road from Entrance 1 Velika Paklenica to the Parking lot in the Velika Paklenica Canyon.
Students up to 25 years old can have a student discount, only with a valid Student ID.
Pets are allowed but they cannot move around freely; they must be on a leash in order to avoid disturbing the wild animals and other visitors.