The school nature trail Sokolí Hnízdo (Falcon's Nest) acquaints visitors with nature interests of the surroundings of the town Nové Hrady.
Visitors obtain information of majority of typical natural ecosystems of the Novohradské Hory (Nové Hrady Mountains). The area along the trail is a representative habitat of plant and animal species living in the Novohradské Hory (about 70% of plant and 60% animal species).
The path is for only pedestrians and it is about 3 km long. It is marked by the green sign and there are 15 informative boards along the trail.
The point of departure is near the castle in Nové Hrady, in front of the school.
Interesting places on the trail:
Nature of gneiss rock with rare yew-trees, bats and other plant and animal species
Forest - natural ecosystem, with about 400 years old oak trees
Protected trees (350 years old oaks, 200 years old alley of oak, ash, maple, and lime trees
Mixed forest which is similar to the natural ecosystem with its tree species and its structure
500 years old huge oak tree