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The walkway "Peta klupa"

The walkway 'Peta klupa' – starts off the Vladimir Nazor street and leads along a 2 km long forest path to the bocce alley. Along the path there are many benches and you can enjoy picking wild blueberries.

The educative path "Zeleni vir"

This path familiarizes the visitors with the rich and varied plant life of the reserve. It consists of three parts that meet at the climbers’ lodge ‘Zeleni vir’. The first leads from the railway station of Skrad (649 m ) up to Zeleni vir and the waterfall by the power-plant (around 2 km); the second goes from the climbers’ lodge Zeleni vir through the ‘Vrajži prolaz’ up to ‘Muževa hiša’ (around 800 m), while the third passes by the creek Curak and goes to the hamlet of Ložac (1.8 km). All together there are 19 educative boards. Most of them show plants that are characteristic of this area with photos of the most important and frequent species: medical herbs, edible forest fruits, rare and protected plants, spring plants, ferns, edible and poisonous mushrooms of this region; but they also show the animal world, as well as plants growing on rocks, in gullies and canyons. 

The walkway „Duga stena“

The path is separated from the village Planina and continues to following and overhanging the road for cars, which descends in Zeleni vir. The length of about 3.5km, the trail passes almost at the edge of the rocks in the bottom of which are Zeleni vir and Vražji prolaz. Along the path there are three lookouts from which opens out view to Kupa valley. The path after 3 km joins the track that leads from the train station down to the waterfall and the source of Zeleni vir, and it is possible to follow the path straight through the forest area Jasle and connect to the path that leads right down to the „Muževa hišica“ or to the left up towards to the railway station in Skrad.

The walkway „Curak“

50 meters after the turning for the village Ložac in Kupa valley in the direction of Skrad, turn right onto a gravel road that will take you after 1500 meters by car to the walking / bicycle path to the mountain hut Zeleni vir. Not at all challenging course, extends to a distance of about 2.5km along creek Curak. Beautiful scenery, filled with the scents of flowers and plants, by bridges trail veers slightly from one side to the other side of the creek, will not leave you indifferent and you'll want to walk lasts longer. Do not miss to learn something about the protected landscape Zeleni vir with billboard Educational botanical trail which partly extends along the walkway Curak.


  • Educational trail of Skrad


Educational trail „Šiljar“

The route of the educational path Šiljar begins at the train station in Skrad, leading to the center of Skrad and St. Anthony of Padua, where it turns to the source Grohotnik, one of the sources of the river Dobra and the old Mill. The trail continues through the Veliko Selce to three lookouts „Kavranova stijena“ , „Perić“ and most demanding of the trail, on the lookout „Skradski vrh“ (1044m). Along the path is set 13 information boards on which is a sign of holly, protected plant species that is found in almost all parts of the educational path of Šiljar.

Educational panels describes: wildlife, protected and endangered plant species, wild berries, mushrooms of our area and other rare plants. It's length is 7.5km, and walking time is about 3 hours. The trail is interesting by vegetation, but also challenging because of the large height difference. (648-1044m / nv.)

The educative path '"Zeleni vir"

This path familiarizes the visitors with the rich and varied plant life of the reserve. It consists of three parts that meet at the climbers’ lodge ‘Zeleni vir’. The first leads from the railway station of Skrad (649 m ) up to Zeleni vir and the waterfall by the power-plant (around 2 km); the second goes from the climbers’ lodge Zeleni vir through the ‘Vrajži prolaz’ up to ‘Muževa hiša’ (around 800 m), while the third passes by the creek Curak and goes to the hamlet of Ložac (1.8 km). All together there are 19 educative boards. Most of them show plants that are characteristic of this area with photos of the most important and frequent species: medical herbs, edible forest fruits, rare and protected plants, spring plants, ferns, edible and poisonous mushrooms of this region; but they also show the animal world, as well as plants growing on rocks, in gullies and canyons.

Hiking trails municipality of Skrad



Through the area of Skrad passes track of „Goranski planinarski put“ –that is the circular ring road which passes a large part of Gorski kotar. Goes into parts unknown to hikers, and visiting the best known parts. Passes unusually picturesque villages, leading to the lookingouts in the deep forest, includes natural, historical and cultural sights. Due to the length of about 280 km route is divided into three sections.

The first section of „Goranski planinarski put“ follows the river Kupa from Severin to it's source through the picturesque peaks of „Orlove stijene“, „Okrugljak“, „ Levešni vrh“, „Špičasti vrh“, „Skradski vrh“, „Zeleni vir“ and „Veliki Drgomalj“ through the 13 checkpoints.

The second section is horseshoe-shaped, includes the most remote settlements of Gorski kotar: Gerovo, Tršće, Čabar and Prezid; and through checkpoint No.15 leads from the source of the Kupa little better known area on the Slovenian border to Jelenac, Guslice, Snježnik and Risnjak.

The third section takes the most famous mountain region of Gorski kotar from Risnjak massif over Tuhobić, Viševica, Bitoraj, Bjelolasica, Samarske and Bijele stijene, Klek, etc. through the canyon Kamačnik to Lovnik and has a total of 13 control points.
It is this first section that passes the territory of the Municipality of Skrad in the part of Skradski vrh to Zeleni vir. About this part of the tracks in the area of Skrad care Mountaineering Club "Skradski vrh" that has existed for many years and where you can get more information. The trails are marked and very well maintained.

Planinarsko društvo "Skradski Vrh"

Adresa: Josipa Blaževića Blaža 8, Skrad
Predsjednik: Ivan Horaček
gsm:
+385 (91) 5980 707
web stranice: www. pd-skradskivrh.com
email: pdskradskivrh1@gmail.com

Korisni linkovi;

Planinarsko društvo "Skradski Vrh"
www. pd-skradskivrh.com
Gorska služba spašavanja
www.gss.hr
Hrvatski Planinarski savez
www.hps.hr

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