Pelister National Park

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Pelister Lakes

Pelister is also rich in rivers, springs, and streams, but especially interesting are the mountain lakes located at an altitude of 2.218 meters (Big Lake) and 2.180 m (Small Lake), locally known as the Mountain’s Eyes or Pelister’s Eyes.

Big Lake – Pelister Pelister - National Park, Republic of Macedonia

Small Lake – PelisterPelister - National Park, Republic of Macedonia

There are many endemic flowers in Pelister. The beauty of the area is completed with wild animals like bears, wolfs, goats, stags, boars, rabbits, a few kinds of eagles, Partridges, redbeak jackdaws and endemic Мacedonian pelagonytrout.

Visit the Park

In the north, the lower parts of the park, where the Molika pine forest dominates, there are many picnic spots that are ideal for family activities and walks.

Pelister has typical mountain climate which is characterized by long, cold winters and short and cool summers. The best time to visit Pelister is from May to October.

For a walk through the Park, it is advisable to wear hiking boots, as well as sun and rain protection. For longer trips, it is advisable to carry food and water.

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Baba Mountain, Republic of Macedonia

Pelister - National Park, Republic of Macedonia
Pelister - National Park, Republic of Macedonia
Pelister - National Park, Republic of Macedonia
Pelister - National Park, Republic of Macedonia
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