The time required is approx. 7 hours.
The time required is approx. 7 hours.

The picturesque Ruthenian village of Runina is surrounded by Bukovske Hills, which include Jarabá Rock. But many call it Riaba, Ryaba or Rabia Rock. It is situated on the Slovak-Polish borderland and is a relatively popular locality among tourists.

The magnificent Jarabá Rock is considered one of the most beautiful lookout points of this location. However, it can owe its remarkable altitude as well as the installed metal viewing platform. From here you will get an incredibly beautiful panoramic view of the beech forests, the Great Bukovec massif or other natural beauties on the Polish side.

Jarabá Rock is characterized by steep rocky slopes, walls, but also primeval beech forests and beech-maple woods, which are listed in the UNESCO list. There are also a number of rare species of flora that give the wild Jarabá Rock a vivid variety.

There is a yellow marked path from the easternmost village of Slovakia - Nová Sedlica (about 10km), or also from the mentioned village of Runina (about 5km).

You may need some: accommodation district Snina
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Miroslav Pacola • Aug 2023
„Iba trochu korekcie k článku Autor uvádza: "Mnohí túto skalu nazývajú aj Riaba, Rjaba, Rábia skala" Správne malo by byť: "Domorodí obyvatelia na slovenskej a poľskej strane túto skalu nazývajú Riaba(Rjaba) skala" Preklad Jarabá skala je totálny nonces“

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