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ČGS South Bohemia

Gamekeeper´s Lodge Nature Monument

It is a significant point in the Pohořská Vrchovina Highland, 3.5 km north-east of the small town of Pohoří na Šumavě. With its height of 1040 m ASL, it is the second highest mountain of the Novohradské Mountains, preceded by Kamenec (1072 m ASL). The Gamekeeper´s Lodge area covers 14 hectares and was declared as a nature monument in 1992. The subject of protection here includes the remnants of the natural mixed stand of blossomy and acidophilic beechwoods along with detrital sycamore beechwoods appearing here and there and the system of the forest sciophilous spring areas. As to the fauna living here, there is an important occurrence of gastropods, beetles, diptera and birds the existence of which depend on the natural mixed stands of the spruce-beech and beech-spruce levels.

GPS position

N 48° 37.916', E 14° 40.983'



Česká geografická společnost
Mgr. Petra Karvánková, Ph.D.
Katedra geografie PF JU v Českých Budějovicích, Jeronýmova 10, 371 15 České Budějovice
Tel.:+420 387 773 063