Best trails in Pape Nature Park, Courland, Latvia

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Map of trails in Pape Nature Park, Courland, Latvia
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#1 - Pape Lake Nature Trail
Pape Nature Park
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Length: 23.2 mi • Est. 9 h 54 m
The trail goes round the Lake Pape. The lake itself is an overgrown lagoon-type lake with a saltwater vegetation. Very shallow, it’s average depth is just 0,5m. The actual lenght visiting all objects of interest along is ~36km. There are lots of mosquitos and gadflies at ome parts of the trail, therefore wear an appropriate clothing and take an anti-insect treatment before going on the trail. Also choose an appropriate, comfy footwear to endure the long distance. It is advisable to visit the wild horses and Taurus cattle pasture, which is one of the most significant objects of interest along the route (4 EUR, tickets available at the information point at the entrance, the guide will come along). A number of other objects of interest are to be seen along the way: a bird watching tower, the bird ambush, Paurupe and Līgupe rivers, beavers’ dwelling, flood-land meadows, holy grove and Ezerskola sacrificial stone, Pape polder meadows, black alder, pine-tree and spruce forests, ornithological station and Pape lighthouse. The trail does not have a direct access to the shore of the lake. Yet, if you wish to, you may come close at some parts, by having a small sidetrack or access the shore together with the guide while visiting the wild horses and Taurus cattle pasture, where quite a surreal lake view opens up.Show more
#2 - Lake Pape Paddle Route
Pape Nature Park
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Length: 12.9 mi