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Old River National Nature Reserve

The Stará řeka national nature reserve was declared n 1956. It is located on the territory of 745 ha in the cadastral area of the village of Holičky in the district of Jindřichův Hradec. The subject of protection here is the original channel of the Lužnice River and the surrounding alluvial plain. The river is of a natural character with many meanders, riverbank subsidences, sandbanks, permanent and periodic pools and oxbow lakes. A number of fragments of hardwood alluvial forest can be found here as well as other types of natural and cultural forests. A 4 km section of the Nová řeka canal bank with numerous old oak-trees and a part of the inundation zone of the Nová řeka canal with extensive marshes and two fishponds are also included in the NNR territory.

GPS position

N 48° 59.000', E 14° 50.000'