Tour of the Lynx

The Harz National Park is the perfect hiking area! This varied day tour combines steep cliffs with isolated valleys and great views.
  • Travelling time: 4,5-5,5 h
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Why we love it: The outdoor enclosure for lynxes allows to observe in their original habitat these beautiful wild animals.
  • Length: 16 km
  • Total Elevation Gain: 685 m
  • Way to travel: By foot
  • Cost: 0
  • Our Advice: The Burgberg Cable Car is a convenient alternative to the first steep climb.

The starting point of the tour is the meeting excursions Bad Harzburg at the House of Nature in the park. Well marked with signs, which depicts the head of a lynx, the path leads to the deck of the B4 Herzogweg to the square Antony and from there to the castle's hill.

The path then leads to Waldgaststätte Rabenklippe. In neighboring Freigehege you can see the lynx in its natural habitat.


The descent leads now to Eckertal where shortly after, always along the Ecker, you reach Ahlburg.

 

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