Top 5 ecological trails in Perm – KP.Ru

For active people, ecotrail is one of the ways to have a good time, with benefits for the health of the mind and body. The flowery beginning of summer is the best time for nature walks, so Komsomolskaya Pravda has gathered a selection of the most interesting and verdant ecological trails in the city.

“Road to the house” in the Chernyaevsky forest


The trail is a favorite place for walking for visitors and residents of the city, this is the first ecological trail opened in Perm. The beginning of the route is located in the picturesque lake “Chrysi Ammos”, then the route passes through pines, poplars and mixed forests. The small hills are replaced by a plain and a dirt road is replaced by an asphalt. Along the way, there are many stops with information about forest life. The ecological trail is accessible for walks all year round, the trails are suitable even in the rainy season. Some of the most interesting parts of the route are the squirrel feeders, the forest bird house and the beaver house.


Region: Industrial

Length: 4.5 km

The time that passes: 1-1.5 hours

How to find: entrance from a public transport stop “May 9”. Then follow the signs to the entrance group of the ecological path or from the stop “f. Pozarski “to go up on the street. Commissioner Pozharsky at the intersection with the street. Podlesnaya.

“Big Pine” in Zakamsky Bor


The trail is considered one of the most picturesque in Perm; it was equipped by the Perm City Forest Service in 2014 and is a relic of a pine forest that shows how ancient people saw these places. This circular route is ideal for sports and walking.


The trail is equipped with many play and sports areas at the same time, there is a picnic area, as well as a football pitch. The gentle ground of the trail is ideal for running and Nordic walking.


Region: Motorcycles

Length: 4.5 km

The time that passes: 1-1.5 hours

How to find: We take bus 49 (following Perm II Street and Popova Street). We reach the “On Demand” stop, after the “House of rest” stop. Then we walk along the “13 line” street. Having reached the green two-storey building, we continue to walk along the fence. When the fence is finished, the first platform will appear in front of you and you will see the beginning of the path.

“Red Hills” in the forestry of the Nizhne-Kurinsky region


The Red Hills ecological trail passes through a mixed forest, with alleys with pine and fir trees. The path has a circular route, with a small exit to the bicycle area. There is no entry group at the beginning of the path, so it is best to use the Yandex Maps service to get to the beginning (Google Maps will not help you find the path). The main point of the route is Krasnaya Gorka.


In this picturesque place, you can arrange a beautiful photo shoot or organize a small picnic. Along the way there are many beautiful benches for rest and many feeders for the inhabitants of the forest (many birds and squirrels live in the forest). The trail is suitable for people of all skill levels. It is accessible for visiting almost all year round (however, during the rainy season there is a lot of dirt due to the nature of the soil). The stands provide general information about the life of the forest, as well as the history of the Vodniki micro-district.

Region: Kirovsky, Mr Vodniki

Length: 3.5 km

The time that passes: 1 hour

How to find: We arrive at St. Kalyaev in the Kirovsky district. If you arrive by car, you can drive to the end of the road and stand near the railway tracks. Then cross the central heating and the railway line, after which you will be on the path. Turning left, you have to walk about 400 meters and you will be at the beginning of the path.

To get there by bus, you have to get to the Kapitanskaya stop, take the bus routes No. 15, 20 or 64. Then go to Kalyaeva Street and go to the ecological path.

“The secrets of the river Gaiva”


This ecological trail is a wonderful platform where you can get to know the beautiful landscape of pine forests, meadows, springs and thickets of fruit trees and shrubs. Thanks to the open space, the information kiosks are clearly visible here, so there will be no problems in finding the way. There is a small stream on the path where you can hear the sound of the waterfall (located under the railway bridge). The operation of the trail is purely educational, there are no children and sports facilities in it.


The trail has two routes: the 3 km route is designed for a leisurely walk in the valley, acquaintance with nature and relaxation, the 1.5 km route is addressed to pupils and students for environmental education and research activities.

Region: Ordzhonikidzevsky, Mr Svobodny

Length: 1.5 or 3 km.

The time that passes: 0.5-1 hour

How to find: The ecological trail is located at Cable Station. In summer, you can reach the footpath on foot along Yanaulskaya Street to Svobodny Microdistrict. Then go down a small path. To get there by public transport, you must reach the “5 micro-area” stop. Then drive along Williams Street toward School 37 (or Hummingbird Mall). Having reached the end of the road to the garage cooperative, turn left. Here you have to go down along the railway tracks and go under the arch of the railway bridge. Right behind it is the beginning of the path.

“Proletarskaya” in the specially protected natural area “Verkhnekurinsky”

The trail passes through a level ground, accessible to people with any level of education.

Arrow guides will help you navigate the trail. There are many sports fields, so the trail is suitable for jogging and activities. However, the main goal of the trail is to get acquainted with the birds of the forest. Most of the information kiosks on the ecological trail are dedicated especially to the winged inhabitants. Here you can find out what the smaller birds of Perm are called or why birds of prey take plastic bottles to their nests. During the walk you can meet various winged inhabitants of the forest, as well as strange squirrels. At the end of the path there are three resting places, equipped with space for barbecue.

Region: Dzerzhinsky, Mr. Proletarians

Length: 4 km

The time that passes: 1-1.5 hours

How to find: To get to the ecotrail by public transport, you must reach the Sochinskaya bus stop No. 6, 12,15, 60. To get there by private transport, you must go along Dokuchaeva Street in the district between Sochinskaya and Setsenov. The entrance to the ecological trail starts right from the Sochinskaya bus stop leading to the Kirovsky district.

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