Koros-Maros National Park
The Körös-Maros National Park, or more exactly its Directorate managing the nature protection activities, was established on 16 January 1997 as the seventh national park of Hungary in order to preserve the nature and landscape of the Southern Tiszántúl. The operational area of the National Park is 800 000 hectares. Its area includes all the territory of Békés County, the area of Csongrád County located to the East of river Tisza, the Dévaványa-Ecsegi steppes as well as the parts of Körös flood-plains in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County. The magnificent landscape is characterized by diversified and unique natural scenery of the uncontrolled countryside. The Csanádi and Békési plateaus that stretch between the rivers Körös and Maros.