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The First Treetop Walkway, Bavarian Forest National Park

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.

A Treetop Walk on the Island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea

A new nature experience centre on the island of Rügen has been open to visitors since 2013. The third Treetop Walk to be opened, offering an interactive exhibition and dining experiences, quickly became a popular tourist attraction on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea.

Visitors of all ages can gain completely new, unusual perceptions and experiences on the trail: they can climb to the tops of old beech trees along a barrier-free path through the treetops, take a walk with a guide through the famed flint fields, or visit two very interesting exhibitions.

The total length of the trail is 1,250 m and its summit is a 40-m high tower built in the shape of an eagle's nest. From a height of 82 metres above sea level, it offers a wonderful view of the unique landscape of the island of Rügen. With a little luck, visitors walking along the trail might spot a sea eagle building its nests in the locality.

There are educational stations at regular intervals along the entire length of the trail, informing visitors about the local nature and life of animals, and passing on scientific knowledge about the fauna and flora of Rügen in a fun and original way. Activity stations provide fun along the Trail, where, for a change, you can try to keep your balance or try climbing at dizzy heights in a completely safe way. The entire trail is also barrier-free, and therefore suitable for all ages, wheelchair users and families with pushchairs.

At the end of an exciting trip, visitors are invited to sit down in the pleasant atmosphere of the Boomhus Restaurant, which serves regional dishes and seasonal cuisine.

The Black Forest Treetop Walk

The Black Forest Treetop Walkway enables you to experience the forest from an entirely new perspective. With a total length of 1.250 meters and a height of up to 20 meters above the forest ground, the path winds its way through the beech trees, firs and spruces of the impressive mixed mountain woodland up to the Sommerberg Mountain. The highlight of the treetop walkway, which was first opened in September 2014, is a 40-metres-high view tower with a view platform. Once you get there, you are rewarded with a unique view of the whole Black Forest Mountains (Schwarzwald). Thanks to the fact that the walkway is completely barrier-free, it is suitable for visitors of all ages, it is easily accessible for wheelchairs and young families with prams.

Natural material used for its construction makes you experience the surrounding nature in a completely different way. Discover little animals, birds, insects and numerous plants on various levels of the walkway. You have the possibility to observe them from an entirely new perspective. Pleasant routing of the walkway at its constant ascent make you feel like floating high above the forest ground.


Along the whole path, there are small balconies with didactic stops informing the visitors about the local nature and wildlife, so you may learn a lot of interesting facts too. But fun does not come short either. For a change, there are little side bends along the path where you may safely try climbing or balancing in the heights.Form April 2015 the visitors may enjoy a new attraction on the path: the 55-meter-long tunnel slide inside the tower promises an extraordinary experience when sliding down. 

Never mind if there is delicate fresh green in spring, striking colours of the forest in autumn or sparkling fresh snow in winter, a walk along the Treetop Walkway is always an impressive experience in the nature.
You may easily get to the Black Forest Mountains Treetop Walkway using the summer mountain railway from Bad Wildbad. There is a special ticket available which includes the fare up and down the mountain plus the entrance to the Treetop Walkway.

The first Czech Treetop Walk - Lipno

The Lipno Treetop Walk, the first trail of its kind in the Czech Republic, has been open to its visitors since July 2012. The Trail is carefully integrated into the landscape, rising above the Lipno Dam on Kramolín Hill. It adds to the diverse range of sports, educational and entertainment activities available in the area.

The trail includes educational stations that provide visitors with interesting facts about the surrounding countryside and animal life. Children and adults alike will gain new knowledge at these stations and expand their awareness of nature, its protection and the importance of the forest.

For the young and those who remain young at heart and still yearn for adventure, the trail offers activity stations with rope features. While walking along ropes, visitors can safely test their courage and balance at a height of up to 24 metres above the ground.

The trail ends with a 40-metre high nine-sided observation tower. Visitors can reach it by chair lift, by bus (Stezkabus) from Lipno nad Vltavou, or along a hiking trail or bike path. The way down can be made more exciting by riding an off-road scooter, which can be rented by the trail and returned at Lipno after descending Kramolín Hill.

Just a short walk from the trail, you will also find the unique Forest Kingdom, a playground where children can look forward to several dozen attractions, a forest zoo, creative workshops and many other fun activities. For instance, they can look forward to meeting squirrels, tawny owls and a wildcat. A herd of goats, headed by Kája the billy goat, is also popular among children. More active children can try out a giant forest trampoline and jump up to the branches of mature trees, while the more inquisitive among them can have fun looking for a way out of Godoš the Robber's maze. But the Forest Kingdom is not just about fun. Here too, children will learn to recognize trees, and discover the properties of wood and the many possibilities of its use.

Treetop Walk Krkonoše

The second Czech treetop walk of Erlebnis Akademie AG is located in the Giant Mountains (Krkonoše) in Janské Lázně. As all treetop walks of eak, it is built to be easily accessible. The 1,500-meter pathway meanders through the majestic mixed mountain forest and ends on the platform of the impressive lookout tower at a height of 45 meters. An 80-meter long tunnel slide creates the right amount of tension. All this makes the treetop walk an ideal destination for active visitors, families and seniors. A gastronomic area including souvenir shop and an exhibition in cooperation with the Krkonoše National Park complete the offer.

New and so far unique for eak’s projects: the walkway not only leads up high, but also deep down. Under the ground, in an artificial cave, it offers visitors unique insights into the world of the National Park from below. The project was realized as part of a joint venture. 

Saarschleife Treetop Walk

Since June 2016, a new Treetop Walkway opens new perspective to its visitors in one of the best known tourist destinations in Saarland, the Saarschleife. Situated above the Cloef area, the 1.250 metres long Walkway made of natural Douglas fir and larch wood winds its way among the beech, oak and Douglas fir trees. At a height of 3 – 23 metres the visitors have the possibility to learn more about the life in the wood in a way they have never experienced before.

Along the Walkway, there are children friendly didactic stops where not only little explorer may learn a lot about the wood and its inhabitants. When walking among the tree tops you may also enjoy some fun at the play stops with various wobbly bridges and a toboggan.


The highlight of the Treetop Walkway is the 42 metres high view tower, which is unique due to its special architectural form. When you come up along its half-round ramps to the view platform, you are rewarded with a splendid panoramic view on the Saarschleife area and the surrounding countryside of the Saar-Hunsrück natural park.

The Treetop Walkway is special for one more reason. There are no steps or stairs on both the Walkway and the View Tower. That is why they are easily accessible for visitors using wheelchairs, walking frames or for parents with prams. An unforgettable experience is offered to our visitors during special events, when they are allowed to enter the Walkway before the usual opening hours and may experience a breathtaking sunrise over the Saarschleife area.

The First Treetop Walk in Slovakia - Bachledka

There is no need to write about the beauty of Slovakian countryside. Together with local partners, we have managed to find a fantastic location for the trail in the middle of the Pieniny National Park. The total length of the trail in the Tatra Mountains exceeds 1,200 metres. On the walk along the first 603 metres of the trail, visitors will find themselves at a height of up to 24 m above the ground. At its end, a 32-m high observation tower awaits them. In addition to the amazing nature of the Pieniny Mountains, tourists will also discover a panorama of the peaks of the Belianske Tatras or the picturesque Zamagurie region.

Shortly after opening in September 2017, the trail became a tourist hit. It attracts numerous groups of visitors from the High Tatras. Advantages include the great facilities of the Bachledka resort, which offers countless sports activities for all ages. Another option for an interesting follow-up activity is a visit to the panoramic restaurant Panorama Bachledka, which offers not only a wonderful gastronomic experience, but also many quality regional products for sale.

Educational stations are located along the trail, allowing both children and adults to learn interesting information about the forest and its inhabitants. Activity stations with various balancing features will provide fun while walking along the trail. While walking along them, visitors can safely try out their balance and courage. They can walk on a special suspended net with an area of ​​75 m² in the middle of the tower, which promises not only a one-of-a-kind experience over an open space, but also an even deeper insight into the interior of the trail.

For larger groups, there is also the opportunity to take a walk along the trail with a professional guide of the Pieniny National Park.

Treetop walk Salzkammergut

In August 2018 the first path of the Erlebnis Akademie AG in Austria opened its doors. From afar you can see the observation tower of the Baumwipfelpfad Salzkammergut on the way up to the Upper Austrian town of Gmunden, high up on the summit of the Grünberg. The Grünberg cable car provides easy access to the 1,400-meter-long, barrier-free path and offers unique views of the whole of Gmunden. Through a variety of fantastic views of the surrounding mountain landscape and the Traunsee, the walk over the tree tops becomes a special experience. For small and large explorers' hearts there are learning stations along the wooden structure that convey exciting and interesting facts about nature and the environment. At the experience stations it is necessary to overcome balancing beams or wobbly elements - and all this at dizzy heights. The highlight of the trail is the 39-meter-high observation tower, from which you can experience a spectacular 360 ° panoramic view of the entire Alpine foothills and the Salzkammergut.
The 75-meter-long tunnel slide inside the lookout tower, which is accessed via a 28-meter-high platform, promises an exceptional slide experience for young and old alike. Equipped with non-slip mats, the visitors experience a rapid ride through the tube slide, which ends in the immediate vicinity of the exit of the path.

The nature experience facility is accessible, so that a visit for all target groups from families with toddlers and prams to the senior group is effortless to master. Even wheelchair users or people who rely on a rollator, the paths can easily pass.

The holiday region Traunsee in the heart of the Salzkammergut attracts visitors with countless leisure activities and hiking trails. Discover the places and bays on a boat trip on the Traunsee or stroll through the lovely old town of Gmunden. For a varied and individual excursion program you can find many other attractive offers such as the Schloss Orth or the Gmundner Keramikmanufaktur ready for you. In the immediate vicinity of the treetop path is the Grünbergalm with home-style cuisine at a high level.

Pot med krošnjami Pohorje

In September 2019, the first Slovenian Treetop Trail was inaugurated, located in the heart of the majestic forests of the Pohorje mountain range on top of Rogla mountain. The 1,043-meter-long trail takes its visitors through a diverse forest and shows them, at a height of up to 24 meters above the ground, the uniqueness of the local nature.

Didactic and educational boards are placed on the Trail, which will enrich and expand knowledge in the field of nature, its protection and the functions of the forest. For entertainment, not only for small visitors, but also for those who have remained young and have not lost their adventurous spirit, there are several experience corners on the Trail. During the walk, visitors will test their courage and balance under completely safe conditions, but at a height.

The highlight of the entire building is the 37-meter-high observation tower, which, thanks to its unique location at an altitude of more than 1,500 meters, opens up breathtaking views literally from a bird's-eye view.

From June 2020, there is an additional attraction on the Trail: a more than 60-meter tunnel toboggan leading inside the observation tower, thanks to which visitors can overcome the height of the tower back to the ground literally in a few seconds.

Usedom Treetop Walk

At a height of up to 23 metres the sustainable adventure trail leads through the different levels of the forest. In form of several learning stations over a path length of around 1,350 metres, the accessible walkway will provide interesting and entertaining information on environmental education, the Usedom Nature Park and the flora and fauna that live there. Experience stations with exciting balancing elements at lofty heights invite you to join in. Walking up to the tops of the peaks opens up unique perspectives of the island of Usedom, which already give a small foretaste of the view from the approx. 33-metre-high, square observation tower, which was modelled on the "old Bismarckwarte". From here, 75 metres above sea level, there is a unique view over the three imperial resorts of Bansin, Heringsdorf and Ahlbeck and over the Baltic Sea. As a special highlight, there will be a 50 m² walkable net on the topmost tower platform. Due to the low gradient the path is also suitable for wheelchair users and visitors with pushchairs and can be reached via a lift in the ascending tower. An entrance hall with shop, gastronomy and beer garden completes the overall offer of the Treetop Walk Usedom.

Treetop Walk Elsass

In spring 2021, the Treetop Walk Alsace will open its doors in the French town of Drachenbronn. With a walkway length (with tower ramp) of 1,050 meters and a tower height of approx. 29 meters, the wooden construction blends in perfectly with nature. As one of the highest points along the foothills of the Vosges, the observation tower will offer a unique 360° view over the Rhine plain, the Black Forest and the Northern Vosges after its completion. Several learning and adventure stations as well as a slide inside the tower provide excitement and entertainment. In addition, a building with entrance and exit to the treetop walk, a merchandise shop as well as a restaurant with winter garden and terrace area and a free shuttle train that leads from the large parking lot to the entrance area of the treetop walk will be created. The complete all-round offer makes the treetop path an attractive destination for excursions.

Treetop Walk Avondale

Since 21 June 2022, the Treetop Walk Avondale has been open to visitors as Ireland's first tree top trail in the middle of the centuries-old Avondale Forest Park in County Wicklow. What makes it special: The unique nature experience facility is part of the Beyond the Trees Avondale adventure park. The 1,440 metre long treetop walk invites you to discover trees from all over the world, some of which are over 250 years old, at treetop level. As with the other eak treetop walks, learning and activity stations provide the right amount of fun and entertainment. 

The highlight is the 38-metre high observation tower with integrated slide and breathtaking 360-degree views over Avondale Forest Park, the Avonmore River Valley and Wicklow Mountain National Park. Following its renovation, the new Avondale House visitor centre directly on site will give guests an interactive insight into the living history of historic Avondale House and its famous former residents, the Parnell family. In addition, the park has a café, a playground and a unique sensory garden.

Treetop Walk Laurentides

The Laurentides Treetop Walk in Quebec is eak's first Trail in Canada and welcomes all nature lovers on a more than 1,400-meter-long path in the middle of the forest. 13. The trail through the crowns of the eak trees is located on the site of the former fish farm 'MRC des Laurentides', an administrative region of Quebec. The spectacular observation tower rises 40 meters into the sky and offers visitors a breathtaking view of the beautiful landscape of the Laurentian Mountains, Mont Tremblant and the Mont Blanc National Park of the same name. An adrenaline-pumping experience for all adventurous visitors is the 70 m² walking net installed in the middle of the upper platform of the tower.