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The picture of Šumava National Park

The picture of Šumava National Park
Country:                 Czech Republic
Regions:                Pilsen Region, South Bohemian Region
Districts:        Klatovy, Prachatice, Český Krumlov
Foundation date:    20 March 1991

Founding legislation: Government Ordinance (The Czech Republic) No. 163/1991 Coll., which enacts foundation of Šumava National Park and introduces conditions for the protection thereof

Area:    68,064 ha (the largest NP in the Czech Republic),  
    of which forest land             54,184 ha     (79.6 %)
    farming land                   5868 ha     (8.6 %)
    bodies of water and watercourses     1097 ha     (1.6 %)
    other areas                    6849 ha     (10.1 %)
    built-up areas                       66 ha     (0.1 %)

NP Administration: Established and governed by the Ministry for the Environment of the Czech Republic; the Administration shall be invited to participate in any procedure and negotiation concerning the interests of nature conservation and development of the national park.
Registered address:         Vimperk
Chief executive officer:    Mgr Pavel Hubený, Director

Address:     Správa Národního parku Šumava, 1. máje 260, 385 01 Vimperk, Czech Republic
Telephone:     00420 388 450 111
Email:         vimperk@npsumava.cz
Website:    www.npsumava.cz


Delimitation: Czech national border between Boundary stones 1/34 (Zadní Zvonková/Schöneben border crossing) and 4/11 (Ferdinandovo údolí) – Debrník –Železná Ruda-Klatovy road – Starý Brunst – Zhůří – Poustka – Busil – Schöpfrův dvůr – down the forest road to Karlov – Dobrá Voda – Velký Babylon – Klášterský Mlýn – Rejštejn – along Losenice to the branching to Červená – Červená – down the forest road to the bridge downstream of Popelná – along Losenice to Zlatá studně – down the forest road to the Kvilda-Vimperk road – down the forest road to the Nové hutě-Borová Lada road – Borová Lada – Polka – down the forest road to Strážný – down the road to Hliniště – along River Řasnice to the junction with River Vltava – along River Vltava to the railway crossing near Velká Niva – along the railroad – Volary – Luční potok – along the road to Volary – Želnava – Bělá – Nová Pec – Schwarzenbeg Canal – Zadní Zvonková
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