Nature parks represent the most valuable areas of Slovenian territory from the viewpoint of long-term of nature conservation, biodiversity and unique landscape features. Protected areas consist of one national park, three regional and 34 landscape parks and 66 nature reservations and over 1200 natural monuments which cover 13% of Slovenian territory. In addition, Slovenia has 2 geoparks, some botanical gardens and 144 monuments of designed nature. There are also some extraordinary areas that would deserve official conservation and are worth visiting