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Following animal traces in the Bavarian Forest

Following animal traces in the Bavarian Forest

Hiking Collection by komoot

5

Tours

15:12 h

33.8 mi

3,625 ft

Cross paths with real brown bears. Follow the traces of lynxes and look deep into the eyes of elks and wolves. It's easy to become part of the fascinating world of wild animals in the various outdoor enclosures and educational trails of the Bavarian Forest. At national park center Lusen, you can explore over 40 animal species, among them impressive specimens of brown bears, elks, wolves and wisents. Or go visit their friends in the outdoor enclosure of the national park center Falkenstein and say hi to the local lynxes. In both centers, the areas in which the animals can move freely are huge, meaning you can watch them in their natural habitat. The educational trails about lynxes and bears will prop you with interesting background info. So by the time you're leaving, you'll feel like a real explorer!

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Tours & Highlights

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    Tierfreigelände Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald, Nationalparkzentrum Lusen, Neuschönau

    Easy
    01:45
    3.89 mi
    2.2 mph
    400 ft
    400 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    In the animal free area near Neuschönau, in the National Park Center Lusen, such impressive animals as brown bear, wolf, moose, lynx and many more await visitors.

    If you want to complete the entire circular route, you should plan for about 8 km so about 3 to 4 hours.

    Admission to the animal free area is

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  • Easy
    00:56
    2.05 mi
    2.2 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • Difficult
    05:59
    13.3 mi
    2.2 mph
    1,325 ft
    1,325 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The lynx - he is considered one of the most graceful and impressive animal species, but also counts among the shyest species. Between Bayerisch Eisenstein and Lindberg in the Bavarian Forest National Park, a great adventure trail around the subject of "lynx" has emerged: the lynx trail with a total of

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  • Difficult
    05:02
    11.2 mi
    2.2 mph
    1,375 ft
    725 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    In any case, you are fascinating, the "brown giants": the brown bears.

    In the Bavarian Forest is dedicated to these impressive animals their own, about 15km long adventure trail.

    Part of this path is even suitable for strollers. Here, young and old hikers can expect the first adventure and play stations

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  • Easy
    01:30
    3.40 mi
    2.3 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    5
  • Distance
    33.8 mi
  • Duration
    15:12 h
  • Elevation
    3,625 ft

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