Hochschachten Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald

Bavarian Forest

Germany's oldest national park 

  • Germany's oldest national park and largest forest national park (240 square kilometers)
  • Established in 1970 with the motto: Let nature be nature
  • Pristine nature, plant species, rare mushrooms and animals like lynxes, wolves, deer, bear
  • Two visitor centers, animal enclosures, Treetop path, Summit experience (Rachel 1.453 meters altitude, Lusen 1.373 meters altitude), hiking trails, crossing by bike, ranger tours, snowshoe tours in winter
Don't Miss
Experience natureCable car to the highest mountainArber Bergbahn Bayerisch Eisenstein
 Tree top path in the Bavarian Forest National ParkBaumwipfelpfad Neuschönau
 Tree top path in the Bavarian ForestWaldwipfelweg Sankt Englmar
Traditional craftArt and historyGläserne Scheune Viechtach
 Living glassmaking traditionGlasscherben Köck Riedlhütte
 Centuries of glass tradition along the crystal roadGlassworks in the Bavarian Forest & in the Upper Palatinate Forest
 Glass trophies for champions all over the worldJoska Glasparadies Bodenmais
Special activitiesMake your own glass flower watering ballGlass blowing in the Bavarian Forest
Global Glass CompaniesLargest glass pyramid in the worldZwiesel Kristallglas
 Experience the production of high quality glass panelsGlashütte Lamberts Waldsassen
Special interestA touch of HollywoodDrachenstich Furth im Wald
Special interest glas artInternational showcaseBildwerk Frauenau