“Krustkalnu Nature Reserve” – one of the four reserves in Latvia
Nature reserve is an area protected
by the state under the strictest protection conditions. Visitations are allowed
only under guidance of the reserve's staff. Signing up should be done 1-3 days
before the visitation.
Krustkalnu Nature Reserve was established in 1977. Here you can see high peaks
of hills and deep depressions with small lakes and marshes, as well as many springs.
In such circumstances, the reserve Krustkalni has developed a rich flora and
fauna. The reserve covers area of 2,978 ha. The largest area of the territory
is covered with forests.
* Nature trail in the Krustkalnu Reserve; length: 2 km (to be visited only with a guide).
* Information Center.
* Watchtower of Krustkalni, height: 26 m (may be visited without a guide or reservation). It is located near the road Mārciena - Ļaudona.
|Working hours:||*Visits to the path are only allowed accompanied by an employee of the Nature Conservation Agency from 1st May until 31st October, visitor group size no more than 15 persons. Visits require advance registration.|
* Visits to Krustkalni Nature Reserve during business days can be applied for by calling the Manager of the Permits and Assessment Sector Guntis Akmentiņš 371 26473408.
|Address:||Madonas novads, Mārcienas pagasts|
|Phone:||+371 26473408 (Guntis Akmentiņš, LV, RU)|
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