The Regional Park of the Modenese High Apennines, also called Parco del Frignano, covers 15 thousand hectares on the territory of Modena; from a minimum of 500 meters above sea level to over 2000 of the summit of Monte Cimone.
It includes the territories of Fanano, Fiumalbo, Frassinoro, Montecreto, Riolunato, Sestola and Pievepelago, where the headquarters are located.
The park aims to preserve the biodiversity of the flora and fauna present; but also the diversity of the territory that composes it. In fact it goes from woods, moors, grasslands to lakes of glacial origin. On the territory of the park it is possible to see also ancient peasant buildings that testify how long this place is inhabited. Features are the Celtic huts.
Inside the park there are several rare species, and you can also find Alpine Marmots and Apennine Wolves.
There are many activities to do in the park. In addition to following the various paths of the Cai it is possible to take advantage of indications for mountain biking or trekking or orienteering.
The Apennine Horse trails through the park to 55km; You can organize educational tours, including evocative night safaris, wolf howling (to hear the howl of the wolf) and, in winter, snow tracking (look for the footsteps of the animals in the snow).
The Park is managed by the Management Authority for the Emilia-Romagna Parks and Biodiversity.
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Other visiting centers located to be accompanied in the Park:
- Cà Silvestro Visitor Center – Via Selve 41022 Fiumalbo (MO) 0536 74062
- Due Ponti Visitor Center – Location I Ponti 41021 Fanano (MO) 0536 68563 – 0536 686962.15
May, June, September and October from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 15.30 to 18.30.
July and August from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 14 to 17.30
During other periods of the year they are only open upon reservation by schools or organized groups