#2 of 3 forest parks in Courland

Best trails in Rudbarzi Forest Park, Courland, Latvia

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Rudbarzi Forest Park is one of the few protected forest parks of Latvia, notable for its virgin land and old trees that are home to many bird species. It is a great place to hike, learn about the forest, have a picnic and enjoy the playground areas for children.

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#1 - Rudbarzu Park Nature Trail
Rudbarzi Forest Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 52 m
Rudbarzi Forest Park is notable with it’s virgin land and old trees. It is the former manor park and it’s overall area is 9,6ha. There are both, local and 57 introduced species. Here you shall see a remarkable oak alley, as well as the beech, fir, European Larch, Weymouth pine and Douglas pine stands. The natural forest biotope provides a good nesting area for woodpeskers and owls. 121 bird species have been noticed at the park and it’s surroundings. In the past, Baron Fon Firks family burial ground had been located here, being destroyed during the Soviet time, yet the impressive ruins can still be visited at the park.Show more