Kashubian Landscape Park

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Kashubian Landscape Park
Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Location Pomeranian Voivodeship
Area 332.02 km²
Established 1983

Kashubian Landscape Park (Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy, csb.: Kaszëbsczi Park Krajòbrazny) is a Landscape Park, a Polish protected area classification, in northern Poland. It represents the natural landscape of and is named after the historic Kashubian culture that existed in this region.


The Kashubian Landscape Park covers an area of 332.02 square kilometres (128.19 sq mi), and was established in 1983. The Park lies within Pomeranian Voivodeship: in Kartuzy County (Gmina Kartuzy, Gmina Chmielno, Gmina Sierakowice, Gmina Somonino), Wejherowo County (Gmina Linia), and Kościerzyna County (Gmina Kościerzyna, Gmina Nowa Karczma).

Nature reserves[edit]

Within the Kashubian Landscape Park are 12 distinct nature reserves.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 54°19′54″N 18°03′01″E / 54.331548°N 18.050173°E / 54.331548; 18.050173