Cave Park Grabovača

Unique Cave Park in Europe
Educational trails

Educational trail Man and karst

Educational trail Man and karst refers to the coexistence of man and nature in the area of ​​Grabovača and Perušić. It passes three caves and one pit (into which entry is prohibited), through a forest of beech and hornbeam all the way to the most beautiful lookout point in the park (743 m above sea level), which offers a view of the canyon and valley of the river Lika,and the greater part of Velebit mountain.

Lenght of the full trail: 3.5km (2h)
Short trail (viewpoint): 1.5km (45min)

Educational trails

Trail Mirko Malez

Educational trail Mirko Malez was created in honor of a Croatian pioneer of speleology and connects five caves in the park. Malez was an academic who made first detailed plans of all the caves in the park, back in 1946. While walking through our foresta and meadows, surrounded by untouched nature, you will realise why Mirko Malez was fascinated with the landscape of Grabovača hill.

Lenght of the full trail: 2 km (1,5h)

Educational trails


Educational trail Flora passes through the meadows of the hill Šutića vrh (787 m above sea level) and leads along wooded slopes to Medina and Amidžina cave. The trail is not long or demanding, which makes it ideal for a haik while waiting for the guided tour to the Samograd cave. The area of ​​Grabovača represents a rich biodiversity, a variety of geolocalities and landscape elements, so in a typical karst environment on the Flora trail you will learn various interesting facts and characteristics of the plants of this region.

Lenght of the full trail: 1.3km (45min)

Educational trails


Educational trail Fauna provides some information about protected endangered and NATURA2000 animal species in the park, on a route from souvenire shop towards the cave Samograd.

Lenght of the full trail: 750m (15min)

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The Blue trail

The Blue trail connects Cave Park Grabovača and the Lika River. The trail is neither technically nor physically demanding, and the walk takes about an hour and a half with breaks for photography, making it ideal for a pleasant family stroll. The trail is enriched with educational panels thematically dedicated to forests, soil, and karst relief. This trail will delight all forest lovers as it passes under high canopies throughout its entire length, making it an excellent choice for summer walks as well.

Lenght of the full trail: 4,5km (1,5h)