Balta Mică Natural Park of Braila
is located in the South – East of Romania and occupies a segment of 62 km of the Lower Danube, between the Giurgeni-Vadu Oii road bridge (km 237, on the Danube, upstream) and the municipality of Brăila (km 175 downstream ).
It is a Wetland of International Importance (declared in June 2001) and since 2008 has received the status of Natura 2000 Site both as a Site of Community Importance and as a Special Area of Avifauna Protection.
PN-BmB preserves on an area of 241 square km, the last complexes of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems in flood-free regime that remained after the dam of Brăila and Ialomița ponds (former Inner Delta – 2,413 square km ).
PN-BmB consists of a chain of 7 large Danube islands (with areas between 242 ha – Harapu island and 9,727 ha – Insula Mică a Brăila island), separated by 7 arms of the Danube totaling a length of 149 km watercourse. The 7 large islands consist of 4,466 ha of aquatic habitats (grouped in 52 inland lakes) and 10,709 ha of terrestrial habitats
Administration of the Balta Mica Natural Park of Braila
RNP Romsilva – Balta Mica Natural Park Administration of Braila R.A. is the territorial unit subordinated to the National Forests Authority – Romsilva, which operates under the authority of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, carrying out, among others, activities oriented on the protection of biodiversity and the establishment of the park management plan.
TOURISM | The categories of tourism that can take place in PN-BmB
Trips in the Natural Park “Balta Mică a Brăilei”
Rates: starting from 50 lei / person
Duration of the trip: 2.5h
Groups of maximum 3 people: 200 lei / trip
The reservation is made from the Visitor Center located on the Danube Bank (near Vas Mureș)