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Dream Loop Zauberwald - Willy Wurzel's Nature Experience Trail

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  • Entdeckertour mit Waldmeister Willy Wurzel
    Entdeckertour mit Waldmeister Willy Wurzel
    Photo: Timo Volz, Birkenfelder Land
m 600 550 500 450 4 3 2 1 km Aussichtsturm am Zauberwald Sauerbrunnen - Oberhambach Haus Wurzelsepp

On the nature adventure path, Willy explains the plants and animals of the forest to visitors old and young.

easy
Distance 4.6 km
2:00 h
136 m
136 m
591 m
463 m

Knowledge and dexterity can be put to the test at various play stations, and children can search for leftovers from the last party enjoyed by the forest creatures on the fairy and elf trail. Who knows? Maybe the gnomes have lost a few gemstones along the way?

When you arrive at the lookout tower, you have to count the steps: how many are there before you have a great view of the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park from the very top?

The enchanted forest is very quaint and mysterious. At the car park and the lookout tower, friendly innkeepers cater for the physical well-being of hikers

Author’s recommendation

The fabulous view from the 25m high observation tower over the Birkenfeld countryside and the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park must be experienced!

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Author
Sandra Wenz
Update: October 05, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Hattgenstein observation tower, 591 m
Lowest point
Sauerbrunnen, 463 m
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Track types

Dirt road 8.48%Forested/wild trail 59.39%Path 27.57%Road 1.04%Unknown 3.49%
Dirt road
0.4 km
Forested/wild trail
2.7 km
Path
1.3 km
Road
0 km
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0.2 km
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Rest stops

Hunsrück Ferienpark Hambachtal
Hunsrück Ferienpark Hambachtal

Safety information

No mobile phone reception in some areas.

Tips and hints

Tourist Information Office for the Birkenfeld region, Friedrich-August-Straße 17, 55765 Birkenfeld, Tel.: 06782/ 983 457 0, www.birkenfelder-land.de / We are located right next to 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 activity offers can be found in compiled form at www.nationalparkregion-hunsrueck-hochwald.de 

Start

Car park Zauberwald on the L 174 (462 m)
Coordinates:
DD
49.686881, 7.143888
DMS
49°41'12.8"N 7°08'38.0"E
UTM
32U 366119 5505471
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Destination

Car park Zauberwald on the L 174

Turn-by-turn directions

Mainly wide forest paths, path-like in some places, manageable with an all-terrain pushchair.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Bus connection from the district town of Birkenfeld to Oberhambach/Ferienpark (www.rnn.info)

Getting there

From the B 269 (connecting road between Birkenfeld and Morbach), take the turnoff towards the Hambachtal holiday park at the height of Oberhambach. After 200 metres, turn left into the car park of the "Zauberwald".

Parking

The "Zauberwald" hikers' car park on the L174 near 55765 Oberhambach is free of charge.

Coordinates

DD
49.686881, 7.143888
DMS
49°41'12.8"N 7°08'38.0"E
UTM
32U 366119 5505471
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Information flyers on the Enchanted Forest are available free of charge from the Tourist Information Office for the Birkenfeld region, e-mail to info@birkenfelder-land.de 

WanderZeit, free hiking brochure, available from the Tourist Information Office for the Birkenfeld region, tel.: 06782-9834570, www.birkenfelder-land.de 

Author’s map recommendations

Leisure map “Around the Erbeskopf” - available from the Tourist Information Office for the Birkenfeld region, info@birkenfelder-land.de

 

Equipment

Sturdy footwear and clothing appropriate to the weather

Tip for kids: Book an adventurer backpack www.birkenfelder-land.de


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Rating

5.0
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Johanna Nunn
May 31, 2022 · Community
Ist schon etwas länger her dass wir dort waren, schau mir gerade die Bilder von damals an, wir hatten alle viel Spaß auf diesem Weg, besonders meine drei Jungs, wenn der Weg immer noch so toll ist wie damals kann man ihn Familien nur empfehlen, man kann dort eine schöne Zeit verbringen, am besten etwas zum Picknick mitbringen, als wir dort waren gab es unterwegs nichts zum einkehren
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.6 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
136 m
Descent
136 m
Highest point
591 m
Lowest point
463 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Geological highlights Insider tip Suitable for strollers

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