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This lake can be found above Morskie Oko at an elevation of 1583m (5,193ft). It is accessible via the red trail that starts at the parking lot in Palenica Bialczanska, the cost to park 25zl or you can also take a bus from your hotel...More
I went up to this spot after Morskie Oko, and I have to say it was really worth it! The pond was black in color, with beautiful reflections and definitely with less people. You get a view of the black pond, and view of Morskie...More
When we went to the Morskie Oko it was really crowded so we decided to visit the Black pond near to it. The walk up to the Black pond was hard (steep walk). Hear was less people and when we walk around the lake even...More
Lots of steps to climb and similarly a steep descent on your return whichever route you take but worth it. You finish at a bluish/green tarn. You could co to use to other even higher trails but having walked a long way initially to the...More
Amazing place high up in the mountains. View like no other. If you planning to get there wear a proper shoes and some trekking equipment (sticks etc). Path is tricky and narrow. Only attempt if you are in good shape to not create danger for...More
If you want to lose the paxk of tourists, keep going past Morskie Oko and head up the steep track to this next pond. The surroundings are magnificent! Head back the other side of Morskie Oko for an apple pie.
If your up for a more challenging view than morskie oko head here !!
Route is a calf burner an steep with lose gravel so best take boots
View from the the top is perfection !! Over looking morskie oko, lake water is freezing Galcia...More
We stayed just outside Zakopane in Crylla and were able to walk to Czarny Staw from our apartment. Through woods and along the track lead us to the mountain refuge which served great apple strudel and coffee. This was a great stop prior to the...More
"Trails for avid hikers" may mean very different things for different people, what is your definition? What length / height gain in a day? Are you going only on easy trails, or are trails with scrambling sections also fine?
yes you can buses from Zakopane bus station, which is near the train station. The buses are mini buses but run on a regular basis. the one you need to look for is the one that will take you to the main car park for... More
yes you can buses from Zakopane bus station, which is near the train station. The buses are mini buses but run on a regular basis. the one you need to look for is the one that will take you to the main car park for Morski Oko, the trip will take about 30 mins and winding mountain roads but the views are great.