Tatra Mountains forms a natural border between Slovakia and Poland.
The Tatra Mountains are the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. The highest mountain is Gerlachovský štít at 2,655 m, located in Slovakia. The north-western peak of Rysy (2,499 m) is the highest Polish mountain.
The Polish Tatra range is divided into two parts: High Tatras (Tatry Wysokie) and Western Tatras (Tatry Zachodnie).
Tatrzanski National Park is part of Tatra Mountains and it was created in 1954 on an area of 215.56 km² by decision of the Polish Government.
In 1992, the Polish and Slovakian national parks in the Tatras were jointly designated a transboundary biosphere reserve by UNESCO under its Man and the Biosphere programme.
Tatra National Park is visited by more than 3 million tourists every year which makes it the most visited national park in Poland.