Rodna Mountains National Park is the second national park in the country, with an area of 47,202 ha, of which 3,300 hectares were declared in 1979 Biosphere Reserve, located in the northern group of the Eastern Carpathians. The importance of this protected area is due both to the geology and geomorphology of the mountains, and to the presence of numerous species of fauna and flora, endemics and glacial relics.
At the entrance to the national park, from Borșa, there is the Waterfall of the Horses, in an area of a special picturesque. The cliffs in the area are a great attraction for climbers.
The strict protection area Pietrosul Mare (3084 hectares) is located in the northwestern part of the Rodna Mountains. It takes place from about 750 m to 2,303 m altitude, including in its area reliefs belonging to different modeling cycles (especially glacier and periglacial), as well as parts of the main vegetation of the Rodna Mountains.
The strict protection area Piatra Rea (201 hectares) is protected especially by the abundance of specimens of the corner flower (Leontopodium alpinum).
The Ineu-Lala strict protection zone (960 hectares) shows a wide development of the glacial relief (custos, glacial cirques, glacial valleys, moraines), comprising elements of the hydrographic network (waterfalls, glacial lakes) and elements of the flora and fauna characteristic of these mountains. : Rodna Mountains opus (Silene nivalis), Pinus cembra, Black Goat (Rupicapra rupicapra), Birch Rooster (Tetrao tetrix), etc.
The Corongiș protection zone (401 ha) includes the forest bottom, the meadows and the rocks, which extend to Paltin Peak - 1987 m. The calcareous substrate determines the existence of an interesting flora and fauna from a scientific point of view.
In addition to the strict protection areas, there are also protected natural areas of national interest: the narcissus glade on the Saca Massif, the Cave from Valea Cobășelului, Izvorul Bătrâna, Izvoarele Mihăiesei and Peştera and Izbucul Izvorul Albastru al Izei.
Rodna Mountains National Park completely overlaps over the site of community importance ROSCI0125 Rodna Mountains and over the special avifauna protection area ROSPA0085 Rodna Mountains.
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