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The Pelagonia region is very rich in natural resources. Two national parks, few natural sanctuaries and protected species are situated and live in the region. The most important water resources in the Pelagonia region are the river Crna and Prespa Lake. Natural tourism potentials are also the caves, mountain peaks, and the intact nature of the rural communities.

The National Park Galicica is located in the western part of the region. Proclaimed a national park in 1958 in order to preserve the natural wealth which is part of it. Most characteristic species living in the park is the Balkan lynx (lynx lynx martioni), whose number of individuals is estimated  around 30-35 units in the Republic of Macedonia. For visitors to the park are marked recreational trails that tourists use of leisure and recreation.

National Park "Pelister" is located in south-western part of Pelagonija, near the town of Bitola. Proclaimed a national park in 1948 for conservation of flora and fauna that grows and lives on its territory. Characteristic flora and fauna representatives in the park are Pelister pine (pinus peuce), and lynx. Tourist-recreational zone of the park  offers to the visitors opportunities for rest and recreation in winter and summer.

 

 
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