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Nationalpark Schwarzwald
The Rench flows from the Black Forest heights on the Kniebis at 915 m to the Rhine. 57 km far. Bad Peterstal-Griesbach is located in the upper Renchtal, right next to the rushing river. The wooded mountains come close to each other here, mostly steep uphill. From 400 m to 1000 m, into the Black Forest National Park.

Direct connection to the national park blackforest

The new hiking bus runs from Bad Griesbach train station to Kniebis with a stop at the Black Forest Resort Dollenberg - Relais & Châteaux and the Alexanderschanze - 6 times a day! So you can easily plan your trip to the National Park by public transport, because the train connection to Bad Griesbach is also perfectly coordinated with the bus without long waiting times.

Click here for the bus schedule. 

Tour starting at the Alexanderschanze

The new bus connection from Bad Griesbach opens up completely new hikes. We have compiled some tour tips for you here.
Hiking trail · Bad Peterstal-Griesbach
Rundwanderung: Alexanderschanze zum Buchkopfturm
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 13.4 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 336 m
Descent 336 m

Eine gemütliche Tour mit traumhaften Fernsichten vom Buchkopfturm und zum Verweilen einladenden Einkehrmöglichkeiten. 

from Maria Winter,   Premiumwanderort Bad Peterstal-Griesbach/Nationalparkregion Schwarzwald
Hiking trail · Black Forest
Von der Alexanderschanze zum Ruhestein
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.6 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 198 m
Descent 250 m

Auf dem Höhenweg geht es von der Alexanderschanze bis zum Ruhestein, wo das neue Nationalparkzentrum mit seiner Ausstellung, der Brücke der Wildnis ...

from Maria Winter,   Premiumwanderort Bad Peterstal-Griesbach/Nationalparkregion Schwarzwald
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.4 km
Duration 5:10 h
Ascent 258 m
Descent 841 m

Aussichten, wie sie schöner nicht sein können, Abkühlung am Glaswaldsee und dem Holchenwasserfall und ein stetiges bergab machen diese Wanderung zu ...

from Maria Winter,   Premiumwanderort Bad Peterstal-Griesbach/Nationalparkregion Schwarzwald
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.9 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 275 m
Descent 775 m

Von der Alexanderschanze führt die aussichtsreiche Tour zur Quelle der Rench und entlang der wilden Rench nach Bad Griesbach im Schwarzwald.

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from Schwarzwaldverein Bad Peterstal-Griesbach / Walter Biselli,   Schwarzwaldverein e.V.
Long distance hiking trail · Black Forest
Bad Peterstal-Griesbach | Renchtalsteig, 3. Etappe
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 19.6 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 921 m
Descent 353 m

Wanderung auf der 3. Etappe Fernwanderwegs Renchtalsteig in Bad Peterstal-Griesbach. Los geht es im Ortskern Bad Peterstals, das Etappenziel ist ...

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Premiumwanderort Bad Peterstal-Griesbach/Nationalparkregion Schwarzwald
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.8 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 68 m
Descent 578 m

Natur pur - diese Wanderung von der Alexanderschanze bis zum Bahnhof Bad Griesbach hat wirklich alles, was das Wandererherz begehrt.

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from Maria Winter,   Premiumwanderort Bad Peterstal-Griesbach/Nationalparkregion Schwarzwald
Vier Jahreszeiten im Nationalpark Schwarzwald
Video: Black Forest Collective

National park region

Wild and real: 28 communities, three rural districts and one urban district make up the Black Forest national park region. Together they enclose the 10,000 hectare area of the Black Forest National Park.

Black Forest Nature Park Central/North

The second largest nature park in Germany impresses with extensive forest landscapes, ice age lakes, raised bogs, streams and springs. Its approximately 375,000 hectares extend from Pforzheim and Karlsruhe in the north to Hornberg and Ettenheim in the south. 105 municipalities, seven rural and two urban districts are part of the nature park. Round about 700,000 people live here. Since 2014 the Black Forest National Park is part of the Black Forest Nature Park Central/North. 
Nature park

A Nature Park is a protected landscape that has been preserved in its present state by means of long-term planning and ...

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