Welcome to the Black Forest National Park
The wild beauty of the Black Forest, the magic of unspoilt nature, an environment of peace far from the stresses of modern life – all can be experienced by visiting the Black Forest National Park. On 1 January 2014, Baden-Württemberg’s first National Park was established – the forest between Baden-Baden and Freudenstadt, covering an area of around 10,000 hectares, can once again revert to its wild, natural state.
Leave nature to nature – that’s the motto here. From the rare three-toed woodpecker to the bark beetle, there’s room for all in the National Park. The fastest ...
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We are delighted that you are interested in discovering the Black Forest National Park and wish you a very warm welcome. Due to the high number of visitors in the park, however, it ...
The upland pastures of the northern Black Forest, known locally as ‘grinde’, were grazed for hundreds of years during the summer months by cattle, sheep and goats. As a result, a type of open heathland has developed here which has become a special habitat for a number of species.Continue reading
After Hurricane Lothar in 1999 this area was simply left in its post-storm state. Hence the trail weaves its way over – and under – trees toppled by the hurricane-force winds. Here, ...