With its height of 1,092 meters, Hirschenstein is one of the famous 18-thousanders in the Bavarian Forest. At the top of the summit there is a seven-meter-high masonry lookout tower. From its platform, you have a fabulous view over the mountain landscape of the Bavarian Forest and with a clear view to the Alps.
Starting point is Lindenau-Berghäusl, a district of Achslach, parking facilities are provided on site. We follow the path marked red 4 in the direction of Hirschenstein and turn into the Mühlgrabenweg, a river hiking trail, to the right to the Ödwies. Continue past a chapel to the Hirschenstein. Its location and the seven-meter-high, stone lookout tower provide a unique panoramic view of the Bavarian Forest, in good weather even up to the Alps. An Unterstellhütte is ideal here for Brotzeitmachen. Strengthened it is now a piece on the trail red 8 to Schufleck. From here, our path continues on another part of the Mühlgrabenweg. The river walk offers beautiful views and the opportunity to observe fish. About the Goldsteig we return to the trail red 4 to Lindenau
The Hirschenstein with 1,095 m altitude is located in the holiday region Hirschenstein in Lower Bavaria. Perched on its summit is the 7 meter high masonry lookout tower, the distinguishing feature of the Hirschensteins. Bronze plates attached to the tower provide the hikers with information about the recognizable mountain chain and its distances. From here you can enjoy a magnificent view to the southwest over the Danube plain to the edge of the Alps. Approximately 100 km of marked target and circular hiking trails with beautiful viewpoints in an area between 400 and 1095 m above sea level lead through the nature of the Bavarian Forest.