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Drina National Park is the fourth national park in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the third in Republika Srpska. It was founded in 2017. The nearest town is Srebrenica. It is located on the other side of the Drina in relation to Tara National Park in Serbia.

Getting there

The national park is located on the border to Serbia. The closest major city is Sarajevo and the drive from the capital is approximately 3 hours by car. Public transport is possible but generally difficult. It is recommended to go by car. Sarajevo has plenty of opportunities to rent a car. An alternative way to the national park is from Belgrade in Serbia. The drive from Belgrade is around 4 hours.

When to visit

The most popular seasons are spring, summer and fall. The winter gets quite cold and you will meet few visitors in this season.


Park website


Park size

63 km²

Park founded


Map of Drina National Park

Image gallery of Drina National Park

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Natural Sights

Most national parks have there own trademarks. This goes for both natural sights and man-made. This section will list any popular sights in nature.

Wildlife in Drina National Park

These sections shows you some of the characteristic wildlife to the national park.

Mushroom hunting in Drina National Park

Mushroom hunting is a popular activity across the country. They usually appear in the late summer and fall. Most mushrooms disappear once the winter arrives. The information on mushroom hunting in the national park is generally limited. The best option is to check with the local authorities.

Camping rules in Drina National Park

Wild camping is generally not allowed in national parks in Bosnia & Herzegovina. There are some places where it is tolerated. Be sure to check with the local authorities before going on multi day hikes with wild camping.

Bears in Drina National Park

Bears in Drina National Park

Bears in the park

This national park has bears and you need to take the necessary precautions. Read the article on bears and seek information from local park authorities.