Vikos-Aoos National Park

Vikos-Aoos Unesco GeoparkVikos–Aoös National Park is a national park in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece. The park is one of 10 national parks in mainland Greece and is located 30 kilometres north of the city of Ioannina in the northern part of the Pindus mountain range. It is named after the two major gorges of the area and encompasses 12,600 hectares of mountainous terrain, with numerous rivers, lakes, caves, deep canyons, dense coniferous and deciduous forest. The park is part of the Natura 2000 ecological network and one of UNESCO Geoparks and spans an elevation range from 550 to 2,497 meters (1,804 to 8,192 ft). The park is home for many natural activities such as rafting, canoe-kayaking, hiking and mountain biking.