Qafë-Shtamë
National Park

Qafë-Shtamë National Park resides in the
edge mountains Albania’s north of Tirana,
about 25 kilometers east of Kruja. It is named
after the Qafë-Shtamë passage. It has an
area of 2000 acres, with a beautiful mountain
scenery, some small lakes and major sources
consisting mainly of pine forests.

Qafë-Shtamë National Park

Qafë-Shtamë National Park resides in the edge mountains Albania’s north of Tirana, about 25 kilometers east of Kruja.

It is named after the Qafë-Shtamë passage. It has an area of 2000 acres, with a beautiful mountain scenery, some small lakes and major sources consisting mainly of pine forests.

The national park was founded in
1996. It is becoming lately a
popular attraction for hiking.

The park’s name translates as
pass Shtama. The road from Kruja
to Burrel, runs through the park, on
an altitude about 1250 meters.

The national park was founded in 1996. It is becoming lately a popular attraction for hiking.

The park’s name translates as pass Shtama. The road from Kruja to Burrel, runs through the park, on an altitude about 1250 meters.

The forests provide opportunities
for retreat for brown bears,
wolves, foxes, and various birds,
actually being endangered from
illegal deforestation.

The forests provide opportunities for retreat for brown bears, wolves, foxes, and various birds, actually being endangered from illegal deforestation.

The most significant source of water is called
Kroi i Nenës Mbretëreshë (Source of the
Queen Mother), known for its clean, clear and
healthy water.

The legend refers to the Albanian Royal
Family, allegedly daily supply from this
water source would be after of a laboratory in
Vienna had awarded it as the best water in the
country in 1932 by performing laboratory
tests.

The most significant source of water is called Kroi i Nenës Mbretëreshë (Source of the Queen Mother), known for its clean, clear and healthy water.

The legend refers to the Albanian Royal Family, allegedly daily supply from this water source would be after of a laboratory in Vienna had awarded it as the best water in the country in 1932 by performing laboratory tests.