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Hiking trail - Kořenov – Harrachov

Length: 9,3 km
Dificulty: medium
Circle: NO, Marking: marked

The trip starts by the train station in Kořenov and continues along the blue track through a valley and forest to a forest cottage. From there it leads by a steeper climb to Zvonice (Belltower) cottage and to Tesařov. From Tesařov it climbs up by the blue track to the top of Hvězda (Star) hill and to the view tower Štěpánka. After the tower the trip continues to the Hvězda cottage and around Turnovská cottage through the forest and the Jizera valley. Then it crosses a smaller car road, Jizera river and climbs up a forest and a meadow to Mýtiny settlement where the train station Harrachov can be found.


 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 Kořenov train station 
 705 m n.m.       3018 
 Lesní chata 
 719 m n.m.      3018 
 776 m n.m.        
 952 m n.m.      back to crossroad Hvězda /blue route/ 
 Lávka přes Jizeru 
 591 m n.m.      crossroad with cyclo route 22 and blue route 
 Harrachov train station 
 747 m n.m.        

 Kořenov - train station – The oldest written notice about this area comes from 1577. A famous cog railway built in 1902 to connect Tanvald and Prussia of that time. The 932m tunnel is also an interesting sight.
 Tesařov – The symbol of this area, the Tesařov chapel, is visible from a long distance and lit at night. It has been built by the local evangelic church.
 Štěpánka - view tower Štěpánka is the oldest view tower in Jizera Mountains (1847-1892). There are picturesque views of a big part of several mountains. There is a wooden refreshment stall nearby. There are also ruins of a cross from WWII. Since February 2007 there is a webcam placed at the tower.
 Harrachov - train station – The original village was established in the beginning of 18th century and was named after count Harrachov. Since 1973 it has been a town. It has a famous glass making tradition. The glass factory started in 18th century and has made Harrachov in the whole world. There is a glass museum and a ski area with ski slopes, cross country tracks and jumping bridges of world quality.

Hiking trail - Kořenov – Harrachov

Photos of the route


  Accommodation Kořenov
  Accommodation Příchovice
  Accommodation Horní Polubný
  Accommodation Jizera Mountains
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