Short tour for nature lovers. In the middle of the Hunrück-Hochwald National Park, in a quiet location on the edge of the forest, observe rare plants and animals. Flat, short circular route with a wheelchair-accessible footbridge into the moor.
Entry at Thranenweier, where the beautiful Krimhild from the Nibelungenlied is said to have cried for her Siegfried ... Every Tuesday in the summer months, the ranger tour with the national park rangers starts here at 2 p.m. Participation is free of charge, no registration required. Just come to the meeting point, walk along and be amazed. Information about the ranger tour and other offers of the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park is available here: www.nationalpark-hunsrueck-hochwald.de Along the approx. 2 km long circular route you can find information about the creation and preservation and the biodiversity of this very special habitat, the Arnikawiesen project.
Look closely - take your time - focus on the little things and discover great wonders in the process
Please do not step into the meadows, they are under nature protection
Tips, hints and links
We are located in the middle of the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park. Information on the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park and the National Park region, dream loops in the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park and many active offers are compactly summarized at www.nationalparkregion-hunsrueck-hochwald.de
Hikers' car park at Thranenweier (ranger meeting point) (574 m)
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Hikers' car park at Thranenweier (ranger meeting point)
Follow the signposted path from the parking lot directly on the K 49. The path is quite flat, mostly tarred, the rest of it is firmly gravel. Suitable for prams, suitable for wheelchairs, but the prescribed max. 6% incline is not yet adhered to everywhere, work is currently being carried out on it.
all notes on protected areas
Bus connection, see www.rnn.info
Coming from the B 269, turn off at the Hüttgeswasen intersection in the direction of Börfink. After approx. 4 km hiking parking lot on the right. Coming from Hermeskeil or Abentheuer, drive through Börfink, stay on K 49, after approx. 2 km hiking parking lot left.
Parking is free of charge
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Book recommendation by the author
Flyer of the Foundation for Nature and Environment Rhineland-Palatinate, available from the Tourist Information of the Birkenfelder Land
Author’s map recommendations
Leisure map "Around the Erbeskopf", available from the Birkenfelder Land Tourist Information or to be ordered at www.birkenfelder-land.de, email@example.com