The Area of Valea Uzului

For those having accomodation in Slanic Moldova the route up to the “Valea Uzului” Dam has a total length of approximately 50 Km.

The area of Valea Uzului has a remarkable tourist potential, although typically Romanian: the tourism is weakly developed. The main attraction of the area is the dam of “Poiana Uzului”, built in 1973, 82 m tall and 500 m long, with a length of the lake of 3.8 km, an area of 334 ha, a volume of 98 mil. cubic meters of water and a maximum depth of 64 m.

The dam of “Poiana Uzului” is a sanitary reservation, having as purpose the supply with drinking water for the cities of: Darmanesti, Tg.-Ocna, Onesti and partially Bacau.