Gorczański National Park was created in 1981 to protect the beauty of landscape and wildlife in Gorce Mountains. The national park covers central part of Gorce range including Turbacz summit (1310 meters above sea level) and has the area of 7 030 hectares. The park includes all the highest Gorce peaks: Turbacz, Jaworzyna Kamieniecka, Kiczora, Kudłom, Gorc and Czoło Turbacza. The animal symbol of the park is a European fire salamander. The oldest anthropogenic monument is Bulandy Chapel at Jaworzyna Kamieniecka Glade. 95% of the park is covered in forest, which can boast many over 100 years old trees. The biggest attractions of Gorce are its glades which offer magnificent views to near by mountain ranges of the Tatra, Pieniny and Beskidy Mountains. In the park there are many picturesque tourist and educational trails.