Galician National Park

Galician national park – this is the best holiday combined with nature. In addition to a pleasant stay in a beautiful nature and fresh air, you can enchanting birdsong, walk the path of water to another enclosure and watch the wildlife. It is located near the small provincial town Galich - once the majestic capital of a powerful kingdom Galicia.

Galician national park was established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine on August 9, 2004, within the Galician region of Ivano-Frankivsk region, with the aim of the conservation, reproduction and rational management of typical and unique forest, meadow-steppe and wetland natural complexes and objects that have special environmental, scientific, historical, cultural, recreational, educational and aesthetic values.

The park is located on the border of two physiographic countries: Ukrainian Carpathians (Precarpathians region) and the south-western part of the East European Plain (Opole region of Western Province Forest-Steppe zone). Through this arrangement for the territory is intrinsic huge landscape and biological diversity.

Galician national park has all the prerequisites for boating on the rivers Dniester and Limnytsya. Special attractiveness and value impart to it unique beech forests on the left bank of Limnytsya with numerous karst limestone cliffs and caves of origin, 80-year-old oak tract, marshy tract “Korchova” and deep karst lake “Simlyn”.

What to see

Wildlife rehabilitation center
Museum “Nature of Galician land”
Kasova mountain
By Dibrova
“The Princely well - Castle Hill”

How to get

The route from Lviv

Galician national park

1 Galych Gora Str.
Ivano-Frankivsk Reg.

Where to stay

  • Sanatorium «Cherche»

    Balneomud resort of Ukraine. It is situated in a picturesque park area at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level in a valley surrounded by the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. The climate is mild and moderately wet.

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  • «Black Castle»

    Hotel “Black Castle” in the style of Austro-Hungary at XV-XVI centuries. Located on the outside of Ivano-Frankivsk in Kalush direction. It is awarded with Ukrainian Travel Awards as “most conceptual hotel in Ukraine-2011” and was the object of Euro-2012.

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  • «Reikartz Park Hotel»

    Reikartz Park Hotel Ivano-Frankivsk is located in a quiet and picturesque location on the lake near the city park in Ivano-Frankivsk.

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  • «Stanislav»

    Hotel “Stanislav” is one of the best hotels in the center of Ivano-Frankivsk, design and architecture of which emphasizes the elegance of this historic city.

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  • «Sputnik»

    Hotel “Sputnik” offers 51 comfortable rooms to suit different tastes and needs.

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  • «Nadiya»

    The hotel “Nadiya” is located in the heart of Ivano-Frankivsk and offers a cozy family vacation.

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Interesting facts


The first priority task of the Park scientists is to complete inventory of flora and fauna, and interesting objects of inanimate nature. In parallel monitoring of some rare plant and animal species and habitats on permanent sample plots and profiles is conducted.

The importance is attached to environmental education. On the base of GNPP is functioning ecological and educational tourism complex, which includes: Museum “Nature of Galician land” ekzotarium, wildlife rehabilitation center, exhibition area of meadow and forest steppe plant species and Arboretum. In most representative parts of the park are functioning eco-educational paths (“By Dibrova”, “On Kasova Mountain”, “Along the reservoir”).


Useful contacts

  • Galician Park

    Oleh Hayduk

    (03431) 21187

    (03431) 22113

  • Ethnographer

    Ivan Holiychuk

    (099) 5037622

  • Hospital

    Galician Central District Hospital

    15 Yaroslava Osmomysla Srt.
    Ivano-Frankivsk Reg.

    (03431) 21139

    (03431) 21338

  • Police

    Galician District Department of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
    9 Shevchenko Str.
    Ivano-Frankivsk Reg.

    (03431) 21462