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Nature trail Medvědí stezka (Bear´s path)

   Nature trail Medvědí stezka (Bear´s path) originated in the yea 1967 by conservationists from Prachatice. Its length is 14 kilometres and it runs from the Červený Kříž railway station in south-east direction to the Ovesná Railway halt opposite Želnava at Lipno dam lake.

Beginning of Nature trail
   Lake Jelení jezírko
This man-made reservoir was built in the year 1835. It lies in the height of 945 m. This lake is connected with navigation canal by a chanel with length 925m. Today it is a technical monument.
Lake Jelení jezírko
   Mountain Perník
The highest point of Nature trail with beautiful view from its summit. On it slopes grow the typical Šumava´s primeval forest
Rock on the top
Rock on the top
Primeval forest

A pitoresque world of granite formations, passes, caves, passages and observation points.
Rock Obří kostky (Giant´s cubes)
Rock Kamenná kráska (Stony beauty)
Rock Viklan (Looser)
Rock Hřib (Mushroom)
Rock Kaple (Chapel)
Rock Perníková skála (Babes in the Wood rock)

   Dam Lipno
The nature trail finishes by the dam lake Lipno.