Nature Park Biokovo covers the area of 7 municipalities (Brela, Baška Voda, Tučepi, Podgora, Zagvozd, Šestanovac, Zadvarje) and two towns (Makarska i Vrgorac).
Due to its unique location, geomorphology and biodiversity Biokovo was proclaimed a Nature Park in 1981..Its highest peak St. Jure is also the third highest peak in Croatia, 1762 meters, with the average annual temperature of 4°C, and snow covering the ground for most of the year; it is also one of the coldest points in Croatia.
Right under the peak is the mountain lodge "Pod Svetim Jurom" ("Under St. Jure"). Mount Biokovo is lined with another 8 peaks all reaching over 1000 meters. Within the park is also the Botanical garden Kotišina.
Public institution "Nature Park Biokovo"
Marineta – Mala obala 16 , HR 21300 Makarska
Tel/fax: +385(0)21 616 924