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FOREST PARK

Golubinjak

Forest parks were created on karst terrain, which is why, in addition to forest vegetation, some of them also feature extremely well-developed and rich karst phenomena. A typical example of this is the forest park Golubinjak, near Lokve.

The spacious green clearing surrounded by tall coniferous trees rising high above the white rocks, take the breath away of almost all those who visit Golubinjak. This small area includes most of the special natural features relevant for the forests of Gorski Kotar, developed in carbonate karst terrain.

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Next to the tourist trail, you can also find the “Queen of the Forest”, a giant fir tree over 250 years old and 42 metres tall.

Debela Lipa – Velika Rebar is a special forest vegetation reserve located in the hills north of Lokve. Here you can experience pristine, unspoilt beauty of the forest as the true guardian of biodiversity.

Cave trail

The “Cave Trail” measures 10.82 km in length. The trail will lead you on a tour of speleological sites and along interesting and scenic paths and tracks where you can enjoy the numerous karst formations and decorations. Attractions along the trail: Dimnjačarova Cave, Medvjeđa Cave, Lokvarka Cave, Pinora Ponor, Golubinja Cave, Paklena vrata, Ledena Cave, Bunker, Ciganska Cave, Hirčeva Cave, Male Caves, Frankopan caravan route.

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FOREST PARK

Japlenški vrh

Forest Park Japlenski peak (842 m above sea level) with size of 170 hectares, is located on the west side of Delnice. Protected forest starts at the centre of King Tomislav park in Delnice where you can find children playground area. Nearby there is an enclosure for deers and you can bring a few carrots or apples and enjoy treating them with a tasty snack. Biking trails and walking paths continue from central park into the forest. They are recognized and used by both, professional MTB cyclists and those enjoying a recreational ride.

On the north-east side of Japlenski peak, there is an old 70-meter ski jump hill landing at town stadium. Competitions were regularly held here between 1950-70. There is a plan to rebuild and reconstruct ski jump hill, as winter sports such as country cross skiing discipline, is becoming increasingly popular.

Latest addition to winter activities is ice skating ring, also located at the central park.

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Several very old yew trees can be found in Gorski Kotar. Although their age is often difficult to determine, they are probably among the oldest living things in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. The old yew tree in Međedi has been protected since as far back as 1965.

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