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Running Trails in the Bavarian Forest

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Running in the Bavarian Forest is one of the best ways to explore more of this region. To help you discover the most beautiful places to run, we’ve reviewed our full collection of routes in the Bavarian Forest—and are proud to present the top 20 best running trails. Click on any of the routes for more details and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other runners.


The 20 best runs in the Bavarian Forest

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    1
    Intermediate
    00:47
    4.14 mi
    5.3 mph
    50 ft
    50 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    2
    Difficult
    01:54
    9.81 mi
    5.2 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    Difficult
    03:30
    16.7 mi
    4.8 mph
    2,775 ft
    2,775 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    4
    Intermediate
    00:56
    5.57 mi
    5.9 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    5
    Intermediate
    00:58
    5.32 mi
    5.5 mph
    75 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    6
    Difficult
    02:41
    14.1 mi
    5.3 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    7
    Difficult
    02:02
    11.0 mi
    5.4 mph
    1,050 ft
    1,050 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    8
    Difficult
    02:32
    13.3 mi
    5.3 mph
    1,300 ft
    1,325 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    9
    Difficult
    01:43
    8.05 mi
    4.7 mph
    1,750 ft
    1,750 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    10
    Intermediate
    00:35
    3.17 mi
    5.4 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    11
    Intermediate
    01:25
    8.35 mi
    5.9 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    12
    Difficult
    01:33
    6.95 mi
    4.5 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,500 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    13
    Difficult
    02:31
    11.0 mi
    4.4 mph
    2,575 ft
    2,575 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    14
    Difficult
    02:05
    9.51 mi
    4.6 mph
    1,925 ft
    1,925 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    15
    Difficult
    01:54
    10.7 mi
    5.6 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    16
    Difficult
    01:48
    8.69 mi
    4.8 mph
    1,550 ft
    1,525 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    17
    Difficult
    04:16
    20.8 mi
    4.9 mph
    3,825 ft
    3,825 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    18
    Difficult
    02:39
    15.2 mi
    5.7 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    19
    Difficult
    02:32
    10.4 mi
    4.1 mph
    2,875 ft
    2,875 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    20
    Difficult
    03:16
    15.0 mi
    4.6 mph
    2,750 ft
    2,750 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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