The Bohemian Switzerland National Park
The Bohemian Switzerland National Park is located in the Usti region in the district Dečín. It is separated from the Saxon Switzerland National Park by the border with Germany. You will find here unique protected sandstone formations and habitats. The parks offers rock towers, walls, gates, ravines, towns, mazes, which have arisen as a result of erosion of Cretaceous marine sediments. The symbol of the park is the rock formation Pravčická brána. It is the largest sandstone gate in Europe. Near it you can also find a small castle Sokolí hnízdo. From the west side is the park surrounded by the Elbe Sandstone PLA and Lužické mountains. From the Elbe Sandstone again continues on the German side the PLA Saxon Switzerland (LSG Saxon Switzerland). Both the national parks, including the protected landscape area called the Bohemian-Saxon Switzerland (Sächsisch-Böhmische Schweiz). Elbe Sandstone Mountains (Elbsandsteingebirge) for the Czech and German sides together form one of the most important sandstone areas in Europe. Through this region runs the second most famous Czech river Elbe.
In this area are 148 kinds of birds nest and total of 227 kinds of birds were found to occur here. You can also find here at least 246 species of lichens and 334 species of mosses, of which 87 are situated on the Red List of bryophytes in the country. And many other sights ...
You will find here many marked hiking and biking trails.