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Best trails in Telšiai

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Trying to find the best Telšiai trails? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, forest trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Plateliai, we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Telšiai ranging from 1.7 to 16.1 miles and from 121 to 603 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Telšiai
Top trails (8)
#1 - Boulder of Šaukliai Nature Path
Plateliai, Telšiai, Lithuania
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 46 m
The boulder of Šaukliai is distinguished by the unique tundra-like landscape, unusual in Lithuania. A pedestrian nature path with an observation tower and information pointers introduces the unique flora and fauna of this area. The boulder of Šaukliai is one of the largest boulders in Lithuania and it is in the Šaukliai Landscape Reserve. It is a natural area of 79 ha formed in the last glacial period. It is also known as the Lithuanian tundra, in which, in its primeval position, the rocks of 0.3-1 m or even 3 m in diameter are fairly evenly distributed. Very lush, high, reaching even 6 m, junipers of various forms grow between them, forming a full brushwood. Part of the boulder area is fenced, because the moufflons band currently is grazing in it for nature management purposes.Show more
#2 - Lake Plateliai
Plateliai, Telšiai, Lithuania
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Length: 16.1 mi
#3 - Ubagu Kalnas
Zemaitijos Nacionalinis Parkas
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
The area of Liepāja landscape reserve is 278.3 ha. The largest part of the reserve is occupied by Liepāja forest (about 87 percent), meadows, swamps, and water bodies make up about 13 percent. About 75 percent all stands are of natural origin, the rest is cultural. The forest is equipped with a 4 km circular hiking trail. There are no specially equipped pavements on the track, but the most interesting places are equipped with information stands telling intriguing facts about local features. Where to travel, the markings "deep" sprayed in red on the trees will show. Exclusivity of the trail: cognition of nature, fauna and flora, rare plant species, landscape.Show more
#4 - Šeirė Educational Walking Trail
Zemaitijos Nacionalinis Parkas
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
The walking trail, with a segment of 1.4 km adapted to meet needs of mobility-impaired persons, is located in the Žemaitija National Park, near the town of Plateliai, 1.3 km from the Žemaitija National Park Administration Plateliai Visitor Centre. A segment of the trail (1.8 km) coincides with the Cycling Path around Lake Plateliai. Walking this trail (4.1 km), which is located in the Plateliai Landscape Reserve, you can explore the relief characteristic of this region, the Šeirė forest, the Gaudupis Bog, lake Piktežeris, Lake Plateliai, usual and rare species of plants, fungi and animals, while the infrastructure installed will assist you in acquainting with the environment through the sight, smell, hearing, touch, moving and thinking. Special equipment is installed on 4 sites that will assist children in getting acquainted with nature through major senses and games. This equipment is for children aged 3 years and over. Gaudupis is one of the largest swamps in the National Park. 8 species that are listed by the Red List of Lithuania have been found here: Fen Orchid (Liparis loeselii), Bog Orchid (Hammarbya Paludosa), Butterwort (Pinguicula) and others; also, beavers, Meadow Pipits (Anthus pratensis) can be met frequently on the swamp together with other species. Lake Piktežeris is an example of a lake becoming a swamp. The eye of the lake still exists reaching up to 16 m in depth, while near the shore - up to 7 m. The water is sour with slight content of oxygen. Only one fish species lives here – a perch. A viewing platform is located near the lake. In the shore of Lake Plateliai stands out by picturesque panoramic views of the Lake, Skarbas (Treasure) Hill known from old tales, and Kumelkaktė (Mare‘s Forehead) peninsula, on which, it is thought, an ancient temple once stood. Visitors of different tastes and interests can walk this trail: one part of this trail is adapted to meet needs of mobility-impaired visitors, another part is intended for cyclists, while the entire trail – for all hikers and families with small children among them.Show more
#5 - Paplatele Walking Trail
Zemaitijos Nacionalinis Parkas
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 52 m
The walking trail meanders through woody hills and the shores of the Sultekis pond. A playful appearance of the trail is created by wooden sculptures, while the viewing tower overlooks the pond and spruce forests encircling the pond. Show more
#6 - Plateliai Route
Plateliai, Telšiai, Lithuania
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
The route (~8 km long) is for better understanding of the natural and cultural values of the Plateliai town and its immediate surroundings (Beržoras Ethnocultural village). The route runs from the Plateliai Visitor Center to the Beržoras Recreational site and back. Paths of the route are mostly everywhere paved.Show more
#7 - Mikytai Walking Trail
Plateliai, Telšiai, Lithuania
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 20 m
This walking trail provides hikers with opportunities to explore the Mikytai Landscape Reserve and some valuable state protected archaeological finds. Show more
#8 - Platelial, Beržoras, llgis Loop
Zemaitijos Nacionalinis Parkas
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m