Jastrebac is the highest mountain in central Serbia, located between the towns of Krusevac, Nis and Prokuplje. Among all the Balkan mountains, Jastrebac Mountain features the dense forests and abundance of waters and springs, with the vast plateau and the artificial lake at the 650 meters altitude. Jastrebac Mountain is specially convenient for nature-lovers, walkers, mountaineers and recreant visitors enjoying easy mountaineering and walking along vast meadows full of springs and waterfalls. The highest summits of Jastrebac Mountains are “Ðulica” peak (1491 m) and “Pogled” peak (1481 m) that make the natural border between Toplica River and Pomoravlje area. Thick forests of Jastrebac Mountain represent rich raw material for Wood-processing Industry of nearby town of Krusevac,20 km away.
Jastrebac Mountain features extraordinary climate – sunny days during the whole year, fresh air and pure clear environment, and due to those factors and the varied flora and fauna, it provides excellent conditions for vacations and mountaineering. The area of the Jastrebac Mountain are popular for all nature lovers and related activities – hiking, scouting, MTB ride…
At the southern slopes of Jastrebac Mountain there is the artificial lake with beautiful shore situated in the heart of sunny valley. Variety of trekking walkways are spread along Jastrebac Mountain : “Bele Stene” (1257 m), “Stracimira” (1390 m),”Maznice” (1140 m) as well as routes up to the springs and the old St. Petka Church or the Medieval Gradac Fortification.