The Tourist Trails Development in the Protection Plans of the Lower Silesian Landscape Parks

Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki. 2015;32 DOI 10.18276/ept.2015.4.32-12

 

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Journal Title: Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki

ISSN: 1644-0501 (Print)

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego

LCC Subject Category: Social Sciences

Country of publisher: Poland

Language of fulltext: Polish, English

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AUTHORS

Piotr Krajewski (Wrocław University of Environmental And Life Sciences)
Barbara Mastalska-Cetera (Wrocław University of Environmental And Life Sciences)

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Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 26 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

Landscape parks are created to protect the unique natural, landscape and cultural resources. Nature conservation objectives of the parks are often in conflict with their tourist and recreational functions. In order to enable tourists to enjoy the values of the parks tourist infrastructure should be adequate. One of the elements of tourist infrastructure are tourist trails. The system of the trails and their technical condition have a great influence on management of tourist traffic. The aim of the study is to analyze protection plans of Lower Silesian landscape parks in terms of the guidelines for the development of tourism infrastructure. Protection plans in part relating to tourism development have been analyzed for 8 of the 12 parks in the Lower Silesia Province. This part of documentation identify potential and actual risks within the landscape parks and determine how to eliminate these risks. It provides a basis for proper planning of tourism development taking into account the nature and landscape protection. The analyzes show that in most of the parks the system of tourist trails is correct but there are some proposals for single additions. the need to maintain good condition of tourist trails, eliminate problem of bad marking of the trails and the need for better management of tourist traffic in single parks are also pointed out.