National Park Pelister, Bitola

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Known for its two glacial lakes called Pelister's Eyes, National Park Pelister offers many opportunities for hiking, skiing, wildlife viewing and birdwatching. The alpine landscapes of pine forests, sparkling springs, and apple orchards shelter wildlife like bears, wolves, deer, wild boars, rabbits, and eagles. Take one of the historical hiking trails dating from World War I, and walk over reconstructed bridges and along trenches with cannon positions. On the edge of the park is an "eco" village that preserves traditional way of life and an intimate relationship with nature. Locals recommend hiking with a mountain guide if unfamiliar with the area. Put National Park Pelister on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bitola trip builder site .
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  • The area is so beautiful with forests all around. I had hoped to use the chairlift but it was not working on that day and looked like it hadn't been active in days at least. We took the 'rocky trail' ...  more »
  • The best and nature preserved peaks in the Balkans. Pelister National Park is a national park in the Municipality of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. The park is located in the Baba Mountain massif and ...  more »
  • Although it was the first of the sections of southern Yugoslavia which was proclaimed a National Park-already from the late 40 's-, needs better infrastructure to harness and exploit the tourist stream correctly. We encountered roads with pot holes and bumps, as well as toilets that need to be cleaned last modified ... on Tito ...!!!
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  • 5 stars: Nature's masterpiece, unique "Molika" tree, clean air, pure water and more -- a beautiful place to be. 0 stars: Very low level of respect to Mother Nature, getting worse every day. The trees are cut, garbage is thrown everywhere, motor vehicles polute the air ... something must be done or we lose it !! 2 stars: combined.
  • Sssso beautiful. We had to pay 60 denars this time to get in - last two times we didn't have to. But maybe that's because it was the weekend of a national holiday (8 Sept)
  • My zen spot, I love it. Too bad city government and the state don't pay much attention to preserve this national beauty.
  • Beautiful nature and cool hiking paths
  • just perfect. fresh air, good picnic place

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