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National Park Bavarian Forest & Environment

Experience the infinite variety of natural beauties, cultural events, and more...

Unforgettable experiences await you in Grafenau in the Bavarian Forest National Park - whether during summer or winter holidays. Stroll through the unspoiled nature of the first national park in Germany and enjoy this wonderful peace. Can you smell the mushrooms and pine needles? Can you hear the woodpecker hammer, the bird choir chirping, and woods rushing? Colorful, diverse, and fascinating, the Bavarian Forest excites young and old alike.

More than 100 km of marked loop and destination hiking trails invite you to go hiking, cycling, and Nordic walking during the summer months. The nearby Bavarian Forest Mountains, "Lusen" and "Rachel" in the Bavarian Forest National Park, are best explored while Hiking in the Bavarian Forest.


In the winter months, the Grafenau Land offers more than 50 km cross-country trails, freshly groomed daily. The nature-sport center in Rosenau offers great access to the trail network of the national park that invites you to cross-country ski through snowy forests and beautiful landscapes.

In the vicinity of Kleblmühle, there are many sights for families who like to explore. In the Westernstadt Pullman City, experience the daily life of cowboys and native Americans in the time of "Wild West."
The historic towns, Passau and Prague, invite you to stroll, shop, and enjoy some sightseeing.

Use the "GUTI" to access bus and train for free in the national park region

With your guest card with the GUTI logo have access to many discounts and free services. For example you can use Igel buses and the forest railway FREE throughout the National Park region - no matter how many rides.