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Rychleby Trails are trails for mountain bikes in the vicinity of Černá Voda.

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Basic informations

Rychlebské stezky is network of trails which are specifically designed for enjoyable ride on mountain bike in close touch with nature. One can find here both old rocky paths as well as modern flowy trails. All trails are passable in the rainy weather, too. Rychlebské stezky trails start and finish in the village of Černá Voda at Information Centre Rychlebské stezky. Trails are built as closed circuits to enable visitors stray-free experience. Information Centre provides related services such as test centrum of full suspension bikes, mountain bike school, bike café, bike shop, bike maintenance and repair shop, souvenirs.


Before you go

  • The trails are designed for experienced riders with good bike handling skills.
  • Full-suspension bikes with 120 mm × 120 mm travel and with at least 2.3" tires are suitable.
  • We recommend usage of wider handlebars and shorter stem. It is also adviseable to lower your seat when going downhill.
  • The trails are marked along their entire length by a green circle with or without our logo and by wooden signs with logo and name of trail.
  • Maps are available at either the Tourist Information Centre.

Where are we located?

Rychleby Trails begin and finish in the village of Černá Voda (Black Water). Arriving from from the interior of the Czech Republic, turn at Lipová lázně towards Javorník. Pass through Vápenná and in Žulová turn right over the railway crossing. After 5.4 km (3.3miles) you arrive into Černá Voda. You can also take the train from Jesenik to Žulová.

The trails start and finish in Černá Voda at Information Centre Rychlebské stezky (GPS:50°18'6.232"N, 17°9'29.643"E).

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Pod Sokolím Vrch (Below Falcon Peak) is designated  for more technically skilled riders.

Location - Falcon Peak massif over Černá Voda (Black Water)
Start and finish – parking lot at the village community centre (kulturní dům – cultural house) in Černá Voda.

Recommended - full suspension mountain bike with big-hit tires (2.2)
Distance - the downhill section branches off into two trails for either a 16km or 21km circuit

Elevation gain - 470 m.


Podél Černého potoka (Along Black Brook) Trail. As the name suggests, the trail runs along the Black Brook. An easy trail, there are numerous beautiful locations and scenic lookouts for every-day off-road riders.

Distance – 7 km singletrack
Elevation – 80 m on the return trip
Difficulty – easy trail suitable for beginners
Location – Žulová Hills, from Černá Voda to Velká Kraš

There are red crosses on the map, indicating the pick-up points for ambulance. Jesenik ambulance service has maps of RS trails in order to better locate injured riders.



Visiting hours of Rychleby Trails

During the season please observe the following opening hours after which the trails are closed:

  • APRIL to 18.30 pm
  • MAY to 19.30 pm
  • JUNE to 20.00 pm
  • JULY to 20.00 pm
  • AUGUST to 19.00 pm
  • SEPTEMBER to 17.30 pm, from September 20th to 16.30 pm
  • OCTOBER to 16.00 pm
    During October the highest trail, Wales, is closed.

Trails are usualy closed from November 1st to March 31st, exact date depends on season and is accessible on Home page.


Please, give us your impressions of the trails, whether good or bad. We need your comments in order to create the trails that you want.



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The Rychleby trails are built thanks to the kind permission of landowners

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