The park features outstanding diversity with the landscape ranging from the alpine peaks of the Acroceraunian Mountains covered with snow in winter to the sunny Ionian Sea Coast in summer. At 1,027 m, the Llogara Pass provides a striking scenery, with tall mountains overlooking the Riviera and several islands in the sea. The region experiences a mediterranean climate. This means that the summers are hot and the winters generally dry to warm to cool. Despite the vicinity to the mediterranean climatic region, a alpine climate prevails at the Cika peak.
TOURISM AND ACTIVITIES
Tourism is the most important sector in the park and has the largest potential to be a source for sustainable income. Along the National Road there are several restaurants, hotels, and a small wooden cabin complex. The area of the park and the surrounding mountains are used mainly for hiking and tracking tours. A paragliding site serving annually as the 9th FAI World Paragliding Accuracy Championship venue is located south of the park. Along the twisting road are several local vendors of honey and mountain tea. Caesar's Pass, named after Julius Caesar who marched down near the area in pursuit of Pompey, is also located nearby the Llogara Pass.
Phytogeographically, the park falls within the Illyrian deciduous forests terrestrial ecoregion of the Palearctic Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub. Its flora is diverse and characterized with high endemism, due to the combination of southern geographic latitude and high altitude variation. The forests are composed of diverse deciduous and coniferous species among other by bosnian pine, black pine, bulgarian fir, silver fir, ash trees, kermes oak and other species.