Zaovine Lake

Beauty of nature


zaovine-lake
Foto by: Vladan Scekic

Zaovine on Tara Mountain


Zaovine Lake is one of the many trumps beauty of mountain Tara, which is more popular among tourists who appreciate a break in pure nature. This artificial lake that looks like a dragon in flight, it is so clear that there bred trout, but is also perfect for swimming.


Zaovine Lake is located on Tara Mountain within the area defined as a national park. The lake is located in the vicinity of Zaovine, resulting in the period from 1975 to 1983. The damming of the river White Rzav, built in function of hydroelectric power plant and emptied due to the low water level of the Drina River to get water to run the turbines. In the case of high water level of the river, the water is pumped into the lake. Zaovinsko lake normally complement and two streams: Horse River and the White Rzav. Apart from the main Zaovinsko there are also four smaller lakes one of which is Lake Spajic, and it is on the other side of the dam.


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Foto by: Vladan Scekic

One of the particularities of this lake is that viewed from above has the dragon form, and looks like a kite flying. Of course this is not his only peculiarity, although other characteristics of the lake Zaovine make you think that it is unrealistic just like flying kites. Forests and pastures around Zaovine Lake are dense, intact and create an ambience unique nature, which is why the lake is increasingly popular among domestic tourists. With a green frame nicely combine the blue blue lakes and the whole scene quite unreal and amazing.


beautiful-zaovine-lake
Foto by: Vladan Scekic

In addition to aesthetic experiences, it is important to note how clean the lake as its main asset. In Zaovine Lake trout are grown, but there are catfish, pike, carp, a total of 37 species of fish. That is why this lake is a favorite destination for avid anglers, and is one of the potential and hunting. Another of the specifics related to this lake is what is directly next to the dam is the place where Josif Pancic found the Pancic spruce.


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Foto by: Vladan Scekic

Clean lake water and several unregulated beach along the lake are sufficient bait for the swimmers during the summer months. They love to visit the coast of Zaovine Lake to enjoy the rare clean water. Naturally beautiful environment attracts tourists during all months to the trips because for nature lovers this location is a big hit. Around the lake is slowly but surely evolving potential for tourist accommodation in the style of old houses in which people have a complete sense of staying in untouched nature. The village Zaovine has recorded about 50% of the total flora of the mountain Tara, and in this area there are 600 plant species have so far been registered.


beautiful-zaovine
Foto by: Vladan Scekic



    Author: Gordana Ivkovic
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