National Park Krka is situated in Sibenik-Knin County and encompasses an area of 109 km2 of the most beautiful waterfalls of the Krka and lower Čikola river. It is a spacious, largely unchanged region of exceptional and multifaceted natural value, and includes one of more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. It is primarily a scientific, cultural, educational and recreational site, and because of visitors has also tourist activities.
The river Krka is around 72.5 km in length. It rises at the foot of Dinara Mountain, 3.5 km northeast of Knin. With seven travertine waterfalls and a total drop of 242 meters, the Krka river is a natural phenomenon.