Ecotrail Hrastevo

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The trail passes through Protected Site “Hrastevo”. It is marked, and information and direction boards are set along the way as are recreational spots and a view tower. The trail could be accessed in two ways – via steep wooden ladder from the east end of Devin town (after “Ismena” Villa) or via a forest gravel road leading out of the Devin – Lesichevo road. The ecotrail was established and is currently maintained by State Hunting Enterprise “Izvora”. The total length of the route is 2.1 km rising from Devin about 120 m in altitude.

 

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The ecotrail could be accessed in two ways – via steep trail with wooden stairs from the east end of Devin town (after “Ismena” Villa) or via a forest gravel road leading out of the Devin – Lesichevo road. The ecotrail was established and is currently maintained by State Hunting Enterprise “Izvora”. The total length of the route is 2.1 km rising from Devin about 120 m in altitude.

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Protected site “Hrastevo” hosts more than 300 year old trees. It was designated in 2012 with an area of 17.14 ha for protecting the unique venerable Black pine forest, as well as for restoration of the oldest protected area in Bulgaria declared under the initiative of foresters from Smolyan region.

 

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