Errant Rocks - tickets, parking, access, opening hours, weather, interesting facts

Errant Rocks

The Rock Labyrinth in the Stołowe Mountains

Exactly! Errant Rocks is a delightful creation of nature, in the form of fancifully shaped rock blocks, creating a complex labyrinth with narrow passages, passes and chambers. A place that can be described for a long time, but it is much better to see it in photos, and of course live!
I have marked the location of Errant Rocks on the map of Poland in the picture below.

Błędne Skały - location on the map of Poland

If you are going to Lower Silesia and you are looking for a unique attraction it Errant Rocks will be a good choice. Similar in climate, but in fact a bit different, is the one next door (a few kilometers away) Szczeliniec - [click]. Both attractions are definitely worth seeing!
Sometimes I hear conversations about where it is best to go: na Szczeliniec or Errant Rocks? After visiting both places, I think that such a choice is pointless. You shouldn't skip any of these places.

Errant Rocks - this rock is called "The Ship"
Errant Rocks
Errant Rocks

Parking, access and parking tickets

On your way to Errant Rocks, you will have to defeat the known one Hundred Curves Road. Who likes to drive a car, balancing once to the left and to the right will be delighted. The road meanders incessantly, sometimes rising, sometimes slightly sloping. It does not even give a moment of respite. The driver will have something to do, regardless of whether he is going from Kodowa-Zdrój or Dusznik-Zdrój (here most of the route does not go along the Hundred Curves Road, but the access road is just as winding). If a passenger has motion sickness, it is very likely to manifest itself.
When you successfully reach the area of ​​Błędne Skały, you will have two parking lots to choose from:

- lower parking (free) - is called YMCA clearing and is located approx 3,5 km. The blue trail leads from the lower car park to Błędne Skały. It will take approximately 75 minutes to complete this episode. You come back faster (about 60 minutes), because on the way back you go downhill. The difference in height between the lower car park and Błędne Skały is about 230 m.

Errant Rocks parking lot, GPS coordinates:
50°27’39.5″N 16°18’33.9″E
50.460978, 16.309427 - click and route

In the background, the lower parking lot, i.e. the YMCA Glade, on the left, there are cars in the line to enter the upper parking lot

- overhead parking (payable, price from July 2021 is PLN 30 per passenger car) - located in the immediate vicinity of the entrance to the Błędne Skały area. There is maybe 300 m to go. Access to the upper car park is possible only at certain times and only for 15 minutes (at the moment it is full hours). Likewise, going back down from the top parking lot. You can leave it only at certain times (currently, these are half hours) and also only for 15 minutes.
You can see the detailed timetable of the hours of going up and back down in the photos below.

Ticket for the upper parking lot at Błędne Skały must be purchased online at a specific time. Choose the appropriate time of entry, coordinated with the time of entry to the Błędne Skały area! Information on what time to choose can be found directly on the website where they are sold tickets to enter the Błędne Skały car park - [click]

Upper parking lot Errant Rocks, GPS coordinates:
50°28’40.5″N 16°17’10.6″E
50.477926, 16.286276 - click and route

The schedule according to which entrances to the upper car park take place
Timetable for downhill rides from the upper car park

Errant Rocks - opening hours

Access to visiting Errant Rocks is closely related to the length of the day and depends on the season in which you intend to visit it.
Before you go to Errant Rocks, be sure to check their opening hours. Here they are:

- in the period from April 20 to May 31 from 9.00 a.m. to 19.00 all days of the week;
- in the period from June 1 to June 14 from 9.00 a.m. to 19.00 all days of the week;
- in the period from June 15 to June 30 from 8.00 a.m. to 20.00 all days of the week;
- in the period from July 1 to July 31 from 8.00 a.m. to 20.00 all days of the week;
- in the period from August 1 to August 31 from 8.00 a.m. to 19.00 all days of the week;
- in the period from September 1 to September 30 from 9.00 a.m. to 19.00 all days of the week;
- in the period from October 1 to October 31 from 9.00 a.m. to 16.00 on all days of the week.

Is it possible to visit Błędne Skały outside the above-mentioned schedule for visiting, i.e. in winter? Of course yes, but you have to be aware of a few difficulties.
It is not possible to reach the upper parking lot outside the official opening period (the barrier on the access road is closed). You have to walk from the lower parking lot, and the trail leading through the erroneous rocks is not cleared of snow in any way, additionally marked, etc. The gaps that you have to squeeze through can be completely covered with snow or "covered" with ice, not to mention that the snow cap may fall on our head at any time. Visiting in winter is therefore risky and very dangerous.

Errant Rocks
Errant Rocks
Errant Rocks
Errant Rocks

Entrance tickets to Błędne Skały

There is usually a long queue at the entrance to Błędne Skały. However, you can avoid standing in it because it is possible to purchase a ticket online in advance, on Polish National Parks website - [click]

From 2022, limits were introduced to enter the Błędne Skały area (up to 400 people per hour), and the preferred form of purchasing tickets to Błędne Skały is online purchase - [click]. Only leftovers from online sales for a given hour will be sold in the booth at the entrance to the trail. During the high season, it should be expected that there will be no chance to buy tickets on the spot, as they will all probably sell out earlier via the Internet.

Admission prices:
- normal ticket - PLN 12
- reduced ticket - PLN 6

Kurza Stopka - probably the most famous rock in Błędne Skały
Wrong Rocks - you will have to bend down 🙂
Errant Rocks

Visiting the Errant Rocks

It will take you from 40 to 60 minutes to complete the Errant Rocks. This time largely depends on the number of people visiting the rock labyrinth and on whether you come across a guided tour on your way. On the trail, passages are often so tight that it is impossible to overtake anyone and sometimes you just have to stand for a while and wait for the whole trip to take a photo of itself in a narrow passage. When planning a trip to Błędne Skały, it is worth planning the visit in such a way as to avoid the biggest crowds. In the summer season, the peak of visitors is between 11.00 and 15.00.
The trail you will walk does not require any physical preparation. It is short (about 1200 m long) and completely flat. Here, the biggest challenge, and at the same time a big attraction, is squeezing through narrow gaps (people with more body will have to pull in the abdomen sharply) and the need to bend the neck low when the ceiling temporarily lowers to the navel.
You can see it well at the very beginning of the video below, when I got stuck in one of the gaps through a small backpack

Vicious Rocks with the kids

Children have a lot of fun on the trail. While the parents pull their bellies in, panting heavily, the kids sneak in all directions, lovingly squeezing into every crack. Unfortunately, by the way, I have bad news for people with children who are so young that they are not yet independent. It is impossible to cross the trail with a pram or a baby carrier. These gear just won't fit in some aisles. A walk with a baby in a sling will also be very difficult and not necessarily nice and safe for the baby.

Errant Rocks - sometimes it gets really tight
Errant Rocks - sometimes it's a bit more casual
Errant Rocks - your sense of balance will come in handy from time to time

Map of Błędnych Skały

Many of the passing rocks have their name and are described on special boards next to the trail. A detailed map of the trail made available by the Stołowe Mountains National Park, with the most interesting rock formations, is provided below.

Errant Rocks - the map of the trail
source: Table Mountains National Park
Errant Rocks
Errant Rocks
Errant Rocks

Accommodation in the vicinity of Błędne Skały

Errant Rocks are located in the vicinity of two very famous holiday resorts. These are Kudowa Zdrój and Duszniki Zdrój. In both places you will find several other interesting attractions (eg the Chapel of Skulls in Kudowa Zdrój - Czermna).
Below are some interesting accommodation options. In addition, I provide a link that has been prepared so that after clicking on it, the search results are automatically filtered and only the accommodations from the area of ​​Błędne Skały - [click].

Jeleni Jar Apartamenty - [click]

Parkowy Kudowa - [click]

Pod Cisem Apartments - [click]

Weather vicious rocks

At the end, probably the most important information, i.e. the weather. Below you will find the current weather for the next 7 days. The data is updated automatically, so whenever you enter it, it will be up-to-date.

Vicious Rocks WEATHER

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12 comments on "Errant Rocks - tickets, parking, access, opening hours, weather, interesting facts"

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    Great description. As an unaware tourist, I learned everything here!

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    Do I also have my return specified? does it not matter when I want to come back, just to report for an hour from the general schedule?

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    Great description, thanks. Is it possible to enter with a dog?

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      Before me, you were entering with a fox terrier and there was no problem.
      If they had a Doberman I think entry would be impossible.
      It probably all depends on the size and friendliness of the dog.

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    Great photos and a very comprehensive, helpful description. Everything is known. Congratulations!

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    We are going with the family to Kotlina Kłodzka and we are looking for attractions. It fell on Errant Rocks.
    The description on your website is excellent! Comprehensive, useful and encouraging information. Good job!

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    A great guide to Polish wonders of nature. Comprehensive and above all practical information and photos. After reading this guide, I was well prepared for everything - tickets, route, hours, etc.
    Thank you


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