National Natural Park «Skole Beskids»

National Natural Park “Skole Beskids” covers most of the Skole district and some areas of neighboring areas (Drogobytsky and Turka), Lviv region. The total area of protected area is 35,684 hectares. Park “Skole Beskids” was created February 1, 1999 for the purpose of conservation, restoration and sustainable use of landscapes of the western part of the Ukrainian Carpathians with typical and unique natural complexes, which have important environmental, ecological, aesthetic, educational and recreational value.

National Park natural park ”Skole Beskids” is one of the best places in Ukraine, near the park are known Ukrainian resorts Skhidnytsia, Skole, Slavske. The park is located in the valleys of the rivers and Striy and Opir, and there is a good opportunity for boating. At the same time, also skiing is developed.

If you decide to visit the Park “Skole Beskids”, you will be able to not only relax but also to improve your health, because in 1970 in the village Skhidnytsia near the park were opened rich reserves of mineral waters, such as “Naftusya”. The park also has more than 30 mineral springs spa. Mineral springs are located in the valley of Maydanske Rybnik, around village New Kropyvnyk and others. For recreation and relaxation there are a variety of resorts, recreation, camping.

What to see

Kamyanetskiy Falls
Cranberry stow
Mount Parashka
Mount Trostyan
Sources of mineral water

How to get

The route from Lviv

Skole Beskids

3 Knyazya Svyatoslava Str.
Lviv Reg.

Where to stay

  • «Salamandra Village»

    Private manor "Salamandra Village" is your home for holidays in the Carpathians! Great location, modern comfort in ethnic interiors, cuisine of Chef, steam bath, hospitable hosts, pleasant stay here for the night on a long journey or stay a long time to discover the Ukrainian Carpathians.

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  • «Hranitsa»

    Manor “Hranitsa” is located in Oryavchik in 50 meters from the lift “Zveniv”. Home comfort, leisure vacation in ecologically clean corner and dishes of Carpathian cuisine.

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  • «Golden Trout»

    Entertainment and recreation complex “Golden Trout” is located in the village Korostiv of Skole district, Lviv region near Butivlya river and highway Kyiv-Lviv-Chop (M-06 / E-50). The successful combination of modern comfort with a really homey feel.

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  • «Pearl of the Carpathians»

    The hotel “Pearl of the Carpathians” is located in a secluded spot Polyanitse 200 meters from the road, near the famous ski resort “Bukovel”.

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  • «Svyatoslav»

    Motel ‘Svyatoslav” is the perfect place for a family holiday in the Skole Beskydy with children and leisure friendly company or corporate.

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  • «Tourist shelter»

    Tourist shelter is on the way to the recreation area “Waterfall on the river Kamjanka” and is designed for short rest and recovery. The total capacity of people at any one time may be at the tourist shelter - about 100 people. Tel.: (066) 2671499; (067) 7660119.

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Interesting facts


Employees of scientific department of national natural Park “Skole Beskids” are involved in the development of guidelines for training in the school forest and environmental circles. At Skole boarding school operates the school forestry. According to school forest secured 105 hectares. This area is divided into 13 rounds.

In the Park “Skole Beskids” organized eco-educational paths, trails and recreational items:
- Ecological and educational route “Skole – Square”, length 28 km, designed for two or three days of leisure.
- Ecological and cognitive trail “beech” in Paul's Valley Stream. The length of 1.4 km, short rest, used during the “lessons of nature” and the activities of the course “Fundamentals of Safety” for students of the school district.
- Ecological and cognitive trail “By Kamjanka River Valley”. Originates from the bus stop “club”, next to which - artificial oak grove over 100 years. Ends trail near Lake Cranberry, length of 4.0 km. Visitors get acquainted to rare plants and plant communities, meet with a waterfall on the river Kamjanka and Cranberry Lake;
- Ecological and cognitive trail “Spade”. The length is 12.0 km. The difficulty of the route is designed for high school students and other visitors, because this route is somewhat harder difficulty interesting rare plants and plant communities.
These trails are marked. In the most attractive locations (source of mineral water, well, lawn, etc.) fitted with viewing platforms, recreation.


Useful contacts

  • Skole Beskids

    Vasyl Banderych

    (03251) 21411

  • Ethnographers

    Vasyl Pryndak

    (096) 8282676

    (095) 6326164

    Ihor Chudiyovych

    (096) 3056450

  • Health Services

    (03251) 21330

  • Police Department

    (03251) 21341