Places to visit

Spring Príkro, Ružomberok - Vlkolínec

The spring is situated between Biely Potok and Vlkolínec, in a small valley called Príkro, in the cadastral area of Ružomberok. It is located about 600 m away from the urban area of Biely Potok district. The spring area can be accessed along a yellow-marked hiking trail connecting Biely Potok and Vlkolínec.

– The water is led from the bed in a plastic pipe into a small pond. From the pond, it flows through a metal pipe into another pond and from there, through another pipe, into a third pond. From the last pond, it flows out through a plastic pipe.
– The ponds serve as a water source for animals.
– The water from the spring creates a tufa limestone sediment (soft travertine) at the outflow.
– The spring should not freeze over even in the lowest temperatures.
– In the vicinity of the spring, there is a hunters’ hide and feeders for woodland animals.
– Passing approximately 100 m away from the spring is a yellow-marked hiking trail.
– The spring is situated in the protected zone of the Great Fatra National Park.
– The spring is situated in the protected zone of the monument reserve of Vlkolínec.