History of Tatra Mountains National Park

The park was established on 1 January 1949, and it is the oldest national park in Slovakia. In 1987, the Western Tatras were affiliated to the National Park. In 1993, the National Park became a part of the UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme. The areas of the park and its buffer zone were adjusted in 2003. Since 2004, the National Park belongs to the Natura 2000 ecological network