Zarbate Equipped Area
From the Municipality of Randazzo, follow the signs for Cesarò, after about 4,5 km on the SS 120, you will reach the bridge over the River Flascio, follow the signs for the Vivaio Flascio and after about 2,5 km you will arrive at the gate, of the Camisa equipped area, proceed on the right after about 6 km you will find the Zarbate equipped area, access is only on foot.
The Zarbate equipped area is located at about 1000 meters above sea level, the vegetation is mainly made up of downy oak, there is ash and other forest species that enhance the small equipped area from a naturalistic point of view.
The area includes 2 tables complete with benches, and drinking fountains. You can make excursions on foot to the Zarbate lake, surrounded by poplars and maples and other interesting excursions also by mountain bike.
Municipality of Randazzo, Location Zarbate,
-> Presence of architectural barriers
Possibility of picnics thanks to: 3 cooking points, 4 tables, for a total of 40 seats
1 points of non-drinking water
Height 1000 m.
Department of Regional State Forestry Company
Randazzo Territorial Office TEL. 095 -923413, Forest District N ° 2 Provincial Office of Catania TEL. 095-7282211.
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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