The Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship is exceptionally rich in protected areas. Apart from the Świętokrzyski National Park, there are as many as eight Landscape Parks.
- Chęciny, Leśna
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It"s the most recently established landscape park (51,000 acres) located between Łośna and Bobrza Rivers in the south-western part of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains. o wonder the Chęciński-Kielecki Landscape Park is known as the paradise for geologists.
- Szewce, Żwirowa 3
The park encloses the Orłowińskie, Ociesęckie and Cisowskie ranges as well as the Bardziańskie Hills, occupying the total area of 51 thousand acres. The nature is its greatest attraction, especially its vegetation mantle and forests; naturalists found here the majority of lowland habitats, from dry coniferous forest to alder carr.
- Mójcza, Droga Wojewódzka 764
The park covers the Jeleniowskie range and the river valleys of Dobruchna and Pokrzywianka; its total surface area is 11,350 acres. Mountain forests and mixed mountain forests with predominance of Carpathian beech stands occupy nearly two thirds of the whole park"s territory.
- Witosławice, Unnamed Road
The park encloses the southern part of the Wodzisław Hummock and stretches over an area of 16,000 acres. Its territory is mostly covered by forests growing on the slopes of loessic elevations divided by gorges, ravines and canyons.
- Chwałowice, Unnamed Road
The park encompasses the central and lower part of the Nida River Valley, Solecka Basin, and the north-western part of the Pińczów Hummock of the total area of 57,000 acres. Noteworthy is the gypsum series featuring a unique complex of gypsum karst phenomena and formations.
- Michałów, Unnamed Road
Located between River Kamienna and the Bodzentyńska Valley, the park occupies 30 thousand acres and encompasses the Suchedniowski Plateau and the northern part of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains. Mixed forests with fir and larch prevail. They are home to elk and red deer.
- Wykus, Unnamed Road
The western part of the park encloses the Oblęgorskie range and its eastern part covers the Suchedniowska Plateau occupying the area of 56 thousand acres. The park"s area constitutes an important regional hydrotechnical system and contains heads of such rivers as Krasna, Bobrza and Kamionka.
- Suchedniów, Unnamed Road
t occupies the central part of the Pińczów Hummock and the south-western fragment of the Połaniec Basin (Szaniecki Plateau) covering an area of 27,000 acres. The main objective of the Szaniecki Landscape Park is to protect picturesque lime and gypsum hills as well as stenothermal communities of xerothermic.
- Szaniec, Błonie 57