Hike From Creppo to the waterfall of della Morricana in Teramo: Position on map

Hike From Creppo to the waterfall of della Morricana

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last update on Sep 20, 2017
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Difficulty
Moderate
Duration:4 h 45 min
Min: 4446 ft
Max: 4446 ft
Uphill: 25591 ft

Trail characteristics

Hiking trail

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Route description

From the parking lot hike the path to the right through the Bosco Martese. After approximately five kilometers a steeply descending gravel path is to follow

to the bottom of the valley. Continue on the path to the Torrente Castellano stream.

 

Cross the Castellano and head further left through the undergrowth. Follow the hiking trails on the left side of the stream, then turn to the right in the direction of a clearing. The next part of the way leads you through high grass before crossing the stream. Follow the stream on the right side and cross it once again soon after. First continue hiking deeper in the forest, then uphill and outside of the forest.

 

Next, you pass a 1756 meter high trench and reach a magnificent waterfall. The waterfall lies further downhill at the Cannavine trench. Cross it and hike uphill on the other side. You will be able to see further waterfalls coming from the intakes of the Fosso della Morricana stream.

 

Continue your way into a deeper lying forest, where it is beneficiary to stay on the left side. The way to the right is very steep. Once you are back in more level areas, hike over a small dig and follow the path to the right back to the Castellano stream.

 

The big waterfall della Morricana is awaiting you!

Where to eat

There are no places to get food on the entire tour. Be sure to bring enough beforehand!

Interesting facts

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  • From Creppo to the waterfall of della Morricana is among the 15 best rated Hikes in Italy.
  • In case of good weather conditions, the hike can also be done without bringing your hiking boots.

Highlights of the tour

The tour leads your way to the impressive waterfalls of the della Morricana region as well as to several magnificent intakes of the Fosso della Morricana – surrounded by seemingly untouched nature.

Equipment

Sturdy shoes are definitely necessary for this hike!

Getting here

By car

Take the SS80 from Teramo and turn onto the SP48 in the direction of Ceppo. Right before the hotel “Julia” drive through the forest and you'll be reaching a camping site after 800 meters. There is a fork in the road behind the campground where you can park your car.

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