The oldest Smooth-leaf Elm in central Europe, almost 500 years old, grows in the village of Makov, in settlement “U Papaji”. This specimen of Smooth-leaf Elm, Ulmus carpinifolia, is unique for its age and for its unusual robustness. The body circumference is 625 cm at 130 cm height and over 11 metres at the root.

The Bukovský mineral spring was declared a natural monument in 1973.

Established in 1984, the protected landscape area Kysuce has an area of 65,462 ha.

Stone spheres can be found in local part Milošová, near the border on the village of Mosty u Jablunkova.

The Klokočovské Rocks are a natural reservation. Interesting spherical sandstone objects are situated in the village of Klokočov.

In addition to the stone spheres in Megoňky and Klokočov,Kysuce features another European geological rarity – a naturally surfaced light crude spring with occasional discharge of self-igniting methane can be found on the east edge of the region and the nearby settlement of Muchovec in village Korňa.

Even though lookout towers are not natural attractions, you can enjoy nature during a walk to a lookout tower. If the weather is good, all lookout towers offer exquisite views of the Kysuce nature.

The natural reservation,Veľký Polom is situated in cadastre of the village of Raková, in the upper part of Veľký Polom (1,067 meters above sea level). In order to preserve the mountain spruce- fir-beech forest communities, the area of 46 ha became a natural reservation in 1993.

The educational trail Javorníky connects the Kysuce region with the Upper Váh River region (Horné Považie) and follows the Javorníky ridge from Makov to Žilina. In addition to such natural beauties you can find stone work made by human hands on this trail – a unique stone gallery in nature.

NPR Veľký Javorník – protected area with occurrence of precious fauna and flora species.

Makov – the western-most village of Kysuce lies in Javorníky Mountains, in the Turzovská vrchovina highlands. Makov was created after seven local villages united in 1895. The village has a mountainous character and excellent conditions for hiking and tourism.

National parks: 0. Protected Landscape Areas (CHKO) Kysuce (districts CA, KM) Protected Site Chmúra (CA) National Nature Reservations (NPR) Malý Polom (CA), Veľká Rača (CA)

Trojmedzie is a place where three countries meet – Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland. It is a starting point of 541 km of Slovak-Polish border and 251 km of Slovak-Czech border.

The springs are called after the place of their occurrence – all three of them are in the northern slope of the Vojtovský hill, which forms the southern border of Čadca town above the Rieka valley.