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Goričko Landscape Park is in Slovenia. It is ideal for country walks, picnics, cycling, walking, hiking or exploring diverse ecosystem. Krajinski Goričko Goričko is a hilly and mountainous part of Prekmurje. Goričko Landscape Park was created in order to preserve the character who hides his identity and diversity and which man can co-exist. Landscape park covering the municipalities Cankova Goričko, Dobrovnik Petrovci Upper Castle, Hodos, Kobilje, Kuzma, Spa and Spa, Puconci Rogašovci and Šalovci. Park to maintain a balance between man and nature and protecting the natural diversity of Goričko Landscape Park agricultural crops, forests, orchards, meadows, wetlands, and thus the lives of many, including rare species of plants and animals. Hilly and covered with dense forest landscape was never densely populated. This can be developed and unspoiled nature preserve in its best light. The park is located between the other three very rare species of bats, and as 174 species of birds. As in other nature parks in the restrictions and rules that prevent large and damaging interventions in nature.




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  • 1 Bukovnik Lake (Lake BUKOVNICA Prekmurska, Bukovniško jezero). A reservoir, which lies south of the village Bukovnica in the southeast Goričko.
    This artificial lake is 2-3 m deep on average and reaches a maximum depth of 8 m has been created as a flood protection measure, by regulating parts of the river and its tributaries Ledava, its area is about 7 ha. Lake was originally intended for aquaculture, and later evolved in fishing and sport fishing. The lake lies between the chestnut-beech forests and is an important habitat for propagation of amphibians. It also thrive endangered plant and aquatic frogs "šejek" and "Orešek".

On a hill near the lake in the beech forest is located 2 Chapel of St. Vitus: The healing spring "Saint. Vid is locatated nearby. Radiesthesiasits marked in this area 26 healing energy points.
The Forest Educational trail starts at the forest road over fishing hut and passing round Bukovnica forest to the lake and back to the baseline. The path is about 1700 m, is not demanding from all over the 42 m elevation difference. The six information boards provide information on forest educational path. Lake Bukovniško (Q12786592) on Wikidata

  • 3 Grad castle. The largest castle complex in Slovenia and, according to legend, has 365 rooms. There are huge cellars in the castle, which served for various purposes. It is surrounded by an eight-hectare park designed in the English style. Part of the premises is open to visitors. Grad Castle (Q18396720) on Wikidata
  • 4 Ledavsko lake (Ledavsko jezero). Recreational activities are limited to fishing and walking around the lake. Observing birds from afar with spotting scopes and binoculars is particularly attractive. Lake Ledava (Q12794686) on Wikidata









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