Čepkeliai Strict Nature Reserve

National Park in Dzûkija National Park

The 112 sq km Čepkeliai reserve, the largest area of untouched nature in Lithuania, is a glorious wet wilderness of bogs, black alder swamps, Cladinoso-callunosa forest and lakes, home to more than 4000 species of animals and plants (including lynx and wolves). Visits are limited: apply, and pay the necessary fees, at the Marcinkonys Visitor Centre.