PARCO NAZIONALE FORESTE CASENTINESIIt spreads across the Apennines Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, covered with woods for about 80% of the area, including the two major peaks of this section of the Apennines (Mount Hawk Mt. Falterona 1657 mt. 1654). Inside you will find the Sassofratino Integral Natural Reserve, a protected area to spontaneous development of 764 hectares established in 1959 by which access is permitted only for study and approval. The territory extends on either side of Romagna and Tuscany. In the Romagna region of origin marl and sandstone is characterized by narrow valleys (Ram, Rabbi, and Bidente Tramazzo) with steep rocky stretches and sometimes thickly wooded. The territory is covered for about 80% of its extension to mixed forests, predominantly white fir, oak, oak, oak, beech and chestnut trees. Impressive are the great forests of white spruce that are starting in the 800 meters in height, to which rising share of replacing beech forests mixed with isolated specimens of mountain maple and mountain ash.
There are small patches of high altitude grasslands (Mount Falcon, Burraia, Prato to the Chair and Yoke Seccheta).
In the lower part of the park, whole sides once cleared and cultivated today are covered with juniper shrubs, wild roses and broom.
Many herbaceous species present, including some of particular interest and more than a hundred rare or endangered species protected.