Bavarian Forest
National Park

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Current Information

Waldschmidthaus and Racheldiensthütte are closed in winter saison

Gesperrter WegDear visitors, the Waldschmidthaus and the Racheldiensthütte are closed in winter season. Opening times of the Racheldiensthütte during the summer season are daily from May to October from 9:30 am to 6 pm. Opening times of the Waldschmidthaus in the summer season can be asked in our visitor centers.


Current state of trails

Blocked trailHere you can get more information about the current state of the signposted trails in the Bavarian Forest National Park:

      Current state of trails

Winter program for tours and events

Cover design winter program for tours and eventsOur winter program for tours and events from 26.12.2017 - 14.05.2018 is available for free in all visitor centers, all tourist information centres, the NP-information points and/or can be downloaded here

      Winter program for tours and events

Recent Publications

National Park Plan Main Volume

National Park Plan Main VolumeBased on the national park decree, the national park plan presented in this document sets out the medium term objectives and measures for the development of the Bavarian Forest National Park.

      National Park Plan Main Volume

Opportunity costs of naturebased tourism in the Bavarian Forest National Park

National Park Plan Main VolumePublished in Natur und Landschaft 86 (12), pp. 553554, Marius Mayer and Hubert Job: "Opportunity costs of naturebased tourism in the Bavarian Forest ational Park in relation to the forestry and woodprocessing sector"

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English Leaflets

Cover design leafletHere you can download all our leaflets in english language



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