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Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park

Lake in Shebenik
Located in the district of Elbasan. Current size by is 33,927.70 ha. Cross-border area, with high biodiversity values ​. Presented as a very spacious area with a high biodiversity dominated completely by virgin forests of beech ( Fagus sylvatica ).The high degree of biodiversity of habitator species resource, the proximity of the motorway, unique values ​​as a virgin surface, the existence of rare species of Pinus sylvestris and Betula verrucosa put the area in a superior position as a region with specific defense values. You can also find here trees such as pine, white fir, birch (Betula alba); glacial lakes, alpine, subalpine meadows. Subendemic and endemic plants. This park is also a Core and important biocorridor of large mammals protected by the Conventions, thus gaining value and importance in rajon and Balcan. Limited habitats, but rather increase the value of this territory, such as the Betula verrucosa, leucodermis Pinus, Pinus peuce of Pinus sylvestris, wetlands and vegetation characteristic karst pits Juncus, Carex etc.
Shebenik Jabllanice National Park has turned into one of the favourite tourist destinations for Albanian and foreign visitors. Even though it is one of the newest parks in Albania, the number of people that want to explore the area has increased. Given the high demand from enthusiasts of nature and outdoor recreational activities, the administration of the park established a management center for the tourists that visit the area. 
Shebenik Jabllanice National Park is located between Albania and Macedonia. It is the natural habitat of the Balkan Lynx which is a rare endangered species.