The first and longest treetop walkway with a length of 1,300 meters welcomed its first visitors in September 2009. Wandering above the ground at a height ranging from 8 to 25 meters, exploring unspoiled and virgin nature. The Treetop Walkway in the National Park of Bavarian Forest enables you to enjoy an unforgettable view from an unusual perspective.
The access path to this largest park of its kind in the world is situated at the car park right next to forest enclosures. The boarding tower is equipped with a lift which provides comfortable and barrier-free access to seniors, disabled visitors on wheelchairs and also families with prams.
Walking on the footbridge made of wood, which is carefully embedded in the forest composed of both coniferous and deciduous trees, every visitor can experience a real enjoyment of nature. This simply magnificent moment is even more intense thanks to the use of special markers and panels, challenging your knowledge and sense of orientation, which are spread all along the walkway. Only here you will get familiar with the unforgettable local nature and its various life forms from a new angle.
The 1,300-meter-long foot bridge culminates with a 44-meter-high observation tower offering a simply fantastic and almost unlimited view: of the unpopulated area of the forest wilderness towards the top called Luzný; of the carefully cultivated cultural landscape of the Bavarian Forest with the Alps on the horizon.
The treetop walkway descends at Hans Eisenmann´s house where the tourist information centre is situated.
In the vicinity of “the Treetop Walkway“ the area of forest animal reserves can be found. In the diverse forest landscape of the National Park 16 large enclosures were established. These were connected to the compound of animal runs in the centre of the Luzný National Park. Currently, you can spot there 36 various species of birds and mammals.