Marcita state-owned equipped area
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Marcita state-owned equipped area

From Castelvetrano head in the direction of the Trinità Dam, along the homonymous municipal road. After about 5 Km. Before arriving at the lake on the left you will find a special sign located near the wooded complex which is also called "Trinità".

The tree cover is made up of old Mediterranean pines and eucalyptus trees in an area of ​​about 35 hectares, which have changed the appearance of this territory, giving rise to the "culture of the forest" in the local populations.

In this new and well-accepted environmental context, an equipped area was therefore created, to allow the use of the forest, placing various infrastructures in the undergrowth such as wooden benches and tables, cooking points, a playground for children, with merry-go-rounds and swings, fountains with water, a fairly large parking area, toilets and other comforts to allow hikers and nature lovers a relaxing rest in the open air. The Castelvetrano Forestry Detachment is located near the equipped area

Municipality: Castelvetrano

Height 100 m.

Managing Body

Department of Regional State Forestry Company

Trapani Provincial Office

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Forest populations with native speciesWCArea OverviewBBQ

Waste basketsFloraEndemicLittle FountainsGames for children

Car parkingPicnicForest Refuge

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Note on Sources

The information on the equipped state-owned areas has as its main source the website of the Regional Forestry Department of Sicily (continuously updated) to which is added a very interesting brochure entitled "The State Equipped Areas in Sicily" of the same department published in 1999 with the Editorial Coordination of the 8th Group - Promotion, Development and Research, editors Agostino Gatto and Valeria Restuccia. Further information was obtained from direct access to the areas and from interviews with experts and operators in the sector.

For official information and updates to the lists, see the pages of the site of the Sicily region - Department of the Regional State Forestry Company

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