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Hinterzarten nature adventure trail

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Location: hind tenders
Track length: 4.3 km
Ascent: 115m
Descent: 115m
Suitable for prams: partially
Starting point: Hinterzarten tourist information

When you visit the nature adventure trail, you and your family will experience nature with all your senses. The entire path is 4 km long. You should plan around two hours to visit the path.

There are lots of great things to discover on the trail. There is a tree memory, a tree telephone, a Kneipp pedal system, a willow tunnel, a course for barefoot runners and an obstacle course.

These experiences, which are interesting and exciting not only for children, can be found on the first part, which is 1,5 kilometers long. In the second part there are traces of the male forest gnome. There are great viewing points where you can, for example Ski jumpers on the Adlerschanze can observe.

At the end of the nature trail there is a wonderful little pond, which is ideal for taking a break and observing the animals.

Is the Hinterzarten nature adventure trail suitable for prams?

The first 1,5 kilometers with all the adventure stations can be traveled with a stroller. On the second part of the adventure trail, it is difficult to take a stroller, as it runs on narrow trails.

The perfect way to end a visit to the adventure trail?

There is the Hinterzarten ice cream parlor near the start or finish point. A delicious ice cream after a great little hike is the perfect way to end it or a great break, because Hinterzarten has even more to offer.

What else does Hinterzarten offer?

If you've been passionate about winter sports in the family, then this is it Black Forest Ski Museum a good target for you. The toy museum "Zum kleine Hannes" will delight your entire family.

Can the trip get any better?

It may not make the outing any better, but it can make the outing more interesting in points. At the tourist information office there are GPS devices, backpacks for children or a backpack for researchers to borrow. For renting the rucksack there is a € 5 fee and a € 50 deposit. The children will find the following in the backpack: a magnifying glass, binoculars, a landing net, a compass, a treasure bag, a flashlight and a naturalist book.

How to get to the Hinterzarten nature experience path:

If you want to use local public transport, then go to Freiburg or to Donaueschingen. From Freiburg continue with the S11 Neustadt (Schwarzw.). From Donaueschingen continue with the S10 direction Breisach (black and white). If you arrive with the S10 or the S11, you have to get off at Hinterzarten station.

If you arrive by car, take the B 31. At the exit B 500, choose the direction: Triberg, Furtwangen, St. Margen, Breitnau, Hinterzarten.

Where can you park?

There are many parking options in Hinterzarten. Some of these parking options are chargeable. The easiest way is to use the parking lot at the train station.

Where do you find the starting point of the Hinterzarten nature adventure trail?

The Hinterzarten nature adventure trail begins directly at the Kurhaus. You can find the Kurhaus directly opposite the train station. It is therefore advisable to park at the train station.

When is the best time to visit the nature discovery trail in Hinterzarten?

The best time to visit this nature trail is between May and October. Then the children have the full program and can experience the path completely.

Image courtesy of Stefan Asal - Datacreate Asal


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