The park has 109 km2 , it covers the area along the river Krka. Of the numerous waterfalls (seven), the most famous is Skradinski buk with its 17 steps to a length of 800 meters , with a total height difference of almost 46 meters, and Roski slap with a height of 26 meters.
Below Skradinski Buk in 1895 the second oldest hydropower plant in the world was opened, (opened only three days after the first in the world – Niagara Falls).
The special value of the national park is a small island Visovac with a monastery from the 14th century.
The park has over 220 bird species, of which the greater number of them are making nests here.