The cascades of the Lepenjica, Sept 2021
The first bridge, to the left bank, Sept 2021
Part of the riverbed along the way, Sept 2021
Little rock islands with flowers, May 2008
The waterfall at the end of the circular walk, May 2008

Lepenjica - Details

After you walked from the parking along the Lepenjica for about 10 minutes and arrive in the area of the cascades of the river and the little steams coming out of the rocks everywhere, you must think that this is a little paradise. Everything here is picturesque.
This is a relative short circular walk with a wide variety of vegetation and probably a nice cool place in high summer. Tip: Between 10:00 and 11:00 the sun is in line with the part of the gorge seen on the first picture which gives this place even more beauty.

The parking for this walk is the same as for the Šunik stream.

How to get there
On the road from Bovec to Kranjska Gora turn right to the crossroad to Lepena a few hundred meters after kilometer post 13.0. After 3,4 kilometers on the crossroad there is a parking lot at the right with an information board, park there.

During the walk
Walk in the same direction as you drove, the path starts at the other end of the parking. As soon as you walk along the Lepenjica you first see the confluence with the Šunik on the other side of the river.
Later on you can cross the Lepenjica via the first bridge to the right and then turn left. After a while at the end of the circular walk you will cross the Lepenjica again, back to the right bank.
From there you will walk back to the parking. The path is not so clear at some places, just stay a little close to the riverbed.
There are several opportunities to walk other paths, including a path to a bridge over the Šunik that starts at the other end of the first bridge.

Trip information
Duration: 40 minutes
Length: 1,3 kilometers
Height difference: 55 meters

Parking coordinates: 46.312776,13.657929
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