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Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park

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*<sleep name="Hotel Hasa" alt="" address="Stebleve, Albania" directions="" phone="0682158475" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">This 10 room hotel is located just outside one of the entrances to the park in Stebeleve, about halfway between [[Peshkopi]] and [[Librazhd]].
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There are hotels in Librazhd and along the Tirana-[[Skopje]] National Road.

Revision as of 22:03, 7 September 2010

Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park is in the Librazhd region of Albania. It is one of Albania's newest national parks, having been created in 2008. The park occupies the northeastern section of the district of Librazhd and runs along the border with Macedonia.

Understand

The Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park is named after two mountains located within the park: Shebenik and Jabllanice.

History

The park was created on May 21st 2008

Landscape

The terrain of the park is mostly foothills leading up to mountains which reach over 2,200 meters high. It is covered in small pine and deciduous forests, as well as grazing meadows.

Flora and fauna

Climate

The climate is temperate with dry warm summers and cool wet winters.

Get in

You can reach the park a number of ways. From the north, from Peshkopi or Diber it can be reached by the Peshkopi-Librazhd road at the access in Stebleve.

The easiest routes are from Librazhd or Prrenjas. From Tirana, take the road to Macedonia, turn off in Librazhd and follow the road signs for Peshkopi until reaching a park entrance sign. From Macedonia, drive through the border at Qafe Thane west towards Prrenjas, turn off at the road for Rrajca.

Fees/Permits

There are no entrance fees.

Get around

Most of the roads around the peripery of the park are dirt roads, a few requiring four-wheel drive

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Hotel Hasa, Stebleve, Albania, 0682158475. This 10 room hotel is located just outside one of the entrances to the park in Stebeleve, about halfway between Peshkopi and Librazhd. Rooms, which contain a queen size and a twin bed, are 2,500 Leke

Lodging

There are hotels in Librazhd and along the Tirana-Skopje National Road.

Camping

Camping is allowed in the confines of the park, but check to make sure you're not on someone's property.

Backcountry

Stay safe

Remember there are bears, wolfs, and reportedly lynx living with the park. Though there have been no reports of recent incidents, practice caution around wild animals

Get out

Librazhd, Elbasan, Pogradec, and Ohrid are all within two hours of the main entrance to the park.

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