Places to visit

Spring in the Švošov menagerie

The spring is situated in the wooded area at the premises of the Švošov menagerie above the town of Švošov. The water flows out from a rocky bed and it is led into a tank. You can get to the vicinity of the spring along a blue-marked educational trail.

– The majority portion of the water is led from the ground through a pipe, which directs the water into a tank. The tank serves as a water supply for the menagerie. The excess water flows back to the area below the spring.
– A smaller portion of the water flows freely down the slope.
– The water from the spring supplies the drinking basin situated 50 metres below the spring.
– Passing in the vicinity of the spring is a blue-marked educational trail, the hiking – educational trail of Švošov.
– The spring is situated in an enclosed area of the menagerie and it is not accessible.
– The spring is situated in Šípska Fatra, which is a sub-part of the Great Fatra.