Eifel National Park
"The jungle of tomorrow"
Forests, water, and wilderness can be experienced up close in the Eifel National Park. The large scale protected area is located 65km south west of Cologne and has been returning to the natural cycle of nature for the past 10 years. You have many opportuni-ties to explore the Eifel National Park on its 110 square kilometres. You can hike through deciduous forests, past meadows, lakes, rivers, and interestingly shaped rocks. Including the season specific features such as the blooming narcissi and the sparkling winter forests.
Out and about in the Eifel National Park
Alone or with others, as long as its hiking: You can explore the Eifel National Park on foot along the signposted hiking trails, for example the demanding “Wilderness Trail” or on the varied “Themed tours”. Or you can be accompanied by a ranger or a National Park guide free of charge. Additionally, numerous programs for children, fami-lies, and school classes are available. Barrier free tours and tours with sign language are also possible.
Get closer to the National Park
Admire exciting insights into the Eifel National Park by visiting the new National Park Centre at Vogelsang IP with its exhibition “Wilderness dreams” and the fife National Park Gates.
With the package “Wilderness & Wellness” you can experience a short holiday in the Eifel National Park. At participating accommodations you receive the Eifel National Park region guest pass.
Find out more about the Eifel National Park and the region by downloading the e-paper Eifel National Park activity guide 2020.
Our ranger was a good soul, he told great stories about our trail. He gave us a whole new perspective of the nature and history of the Eifel National Park. It was a great ex-perience!
Guest from Sendenhorst, who was part of a ranger tour.