Hiking Highlight (Segment)
The Hirschgrund is a side gorge of the Bodetal in the Harz near Thale in the district of Harz, Saxony-Anhalt.
It is located on the right bank of the southern shore of the Bode and drops from the La Viershöhe (478.9 meters) steeply in a northeasterly direction to the bottom of the Bodetal at Königsruhe (200 meters). As the crow flies, the length of the Hirschgrund is about 400 meters.
Through the Hirschgrund runs in many serpentines Hirschgrundweg, which connects the area of the Hexentanzplatzes with the Bodetal. Also the area in the Bodetal in which the Hirschgrund flows into, in the environment of the Jungfernbrücke, is counted to the Hirschgrund. At times, the Gasthaus Königsruhe also bore the name Hirschgrund. There at the lower end is also the stamping point number 178 Hirschgrund the Harzer hiking nobility.
From Thale you follow, past the cable cars, the trail through the Bodetal to the guesthouse Königsruhe in Hirschgrund. The tour can be continued through the Bodetal to Treseburg, over the Schurre to Rosstrappe or over the Jungfernbrücke to La Viershöhe and Hexentanzplatz. Shortly behind the inn comes with Teufelsbrücke and Bodekessel certainly the most beautiful section of the Bodetal.
The Bodetal: First address for a varied holiday in the Harz. For families and hikers, for winter sports enthusiasts and wellness enthusiasts - for everyone. Explore the legendary and mythical region in the Harz and be fascinated by the fairy-tale beauty of the landscape and the countless offers and attractions in the Bodetaler Sagenharz.
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