Pociovalistea Gorge Reserve

Pociovalistea Gorge Reserve

1. Category and importance of the reserve: Complex, consisting of picturesque relief, an association of steep slopes, peaks, towers, tanks and chimneys. 2. Administrative situation: located in the Northern part of Alba County, 2 km from its limit to Cluj, on the territory of the Ocolis Village, West of the ...  

Structure and evolution of natural components

Structure and evolution of natural components

Pociovalistea Gorge is made of cristalline limestone, dolomite and sedimentary formations from the upper Cretacic: conglomerate, sandstone, limestone and marl. Over time, rocks were formed here, with difficult accessibily, dominated by beech forests Ai??and mixed beech and oak forests on a quarter of the reserve area. ...  

Access routes

Access routes

Access routes: on DN 75 Turda-Campeni until the counfluence of Ocolis Creek and Aries, then on the village road up to the North, on Ocolis Valley, for approximately 4 km until Runc village, at the confluence of Ocolis Creek and Pociovalistea. From here, to the west, along Pociovalistea Valley for ...  

Area and limits

Area and limits

Suprafata si limitele: 130 ha. To the North the limit starts from the river bed of Pociovalistea and it goes along the forest on the steep limestone of the West slope of Tilva Creek, it reaches 1,016 m altitude and the South limit of Runcu Gorge Reserve. For approximately 600 ...  

 

Runcu Gorge Reserve

The largest morphological penetration of the limestone bridge is given by Runcu Gorge. They are spectacular due to their length of over 1,000 m, and their height (in some places over 450 m). Runcul Gorge ...