Czech Switzerland National Park
was declared as of 1 January 2000 and 97% of its area are covered by forests. The headquarters of the National Park Administration are located in the town of Krásná Lípa. Unique geomorphology of the rock city and related diversity of plants and animals are the main objects of protection in the České Švýcarsko (Czech Switzerland) National Park. Typical are countless ledges, canyons, sandstone towers and table mountains rising above the boundless sea of forests which literally consternate each perceptive visitor. The landscape of the Czech Cretaceous Basin is enriched by tertiary igneous rocks dominated by the highest mountain of the České Švýcarsko (Czech Switzerland) National Park - Růžovský vrch (619 m, national nature reserve) with primaeval forest ecosystems.