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Tree Top Trail

Let’s go up high! Lower Saxony’s first Tree Top Trail

The Harz has a brand new attraction: the newly opened Tree Top Trail. High above Bad Harzburg you have the opportunity to discover the nature of the Harz, from a completely new perspective on the first Tree Top Trail in Lower Saxony. This newly built addition to Bad Harzburg is suitable for young, old, families, seniors and people with disabilities.

At the foot of Castle Hill (Burgberg) and situated in Bad Harzburg spa park starts the approximately 1,000 meter long trail that leads you up to 26 meters high through the old treetops of the Kalten valley. Along the way you can discover more about the timber industry, nature and the environment of the Harz. Unique among the tree top trails in Germany is the geology station, which explains the rock strata of the Harz against a rock wall. In addition the path leads across a lake and provides views of the Harz National Park and ultimately gives an insight into the fascinating flora and fauna of the northern highlands of Germany. Of course we must not forget the Lynx wildcat, which have become the heraldic animal of Bad Harzburg. The history of the Harz is narrated by Kiepenfrau Wally; the basket woman, who explains the once arduous life of the women known as the Harzer Camels.

33 exploration elements on the platforms

Across the 18 platforms and bridges you will discover 33 various exploration elements, rest stations and interesting facts. Guided tours that explore the nature, unique insects, and special sunrise, sunset tours are only a small selection of our annual program. Cultural and culinary events at lofty heights can also be organized. Whether as an individual tourist, couple, group, club or school - the Tree Top Trail offers something for everybody.

The Tree Top Trail is open all year round. From April to October from 09:30am to 6.00pm and from November to March from 10.00am to 4.00pm. All further information can be found at: or simply email us on: Tel: +49 (0) 5322 8777920.

Opening times:

April to October 9.30am – 6.00pm

November to March 10.00am – 4.00pm

Admission Prices:

An introductory discount of 15%, on all prices.

Admission prices

Admission prices including an uphill or downhill ride on the Cable Car

Adult 8,00 € 6,80 € 10,00 € 8,50 €
Disabled (with ID) 7,00 € 5,90 € 9,00 € 7,70 €
Seniors aged 65 and over 7,50 € 6,40 € 9,50 € 8,10 €
Students 7,50 € 6,40 € 9,50 € 8,10 €
Children 4 to 17 years old 6,50 € 5,50 € 7,50 € 6,40 €
Children under 3 years frei frei frei frei
Family ticket (2 adults + 1 child 4-17 years) 19,90 € 16,90 € 25,00 € 21,30 €
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 child 4-17 years) 25,90 € 22,00 € 32,00 € 27,20 €
+ each additional child 4,50 € 3,80 € 5,50 € 4,70 €

Group rates on request

Guided tours:

We offer a number of guided tours on a range of different themes. Please contact us if you wish to make a group booking, we will be happy to make you an individual offer.
For example accompany the Witch Tula across the tree tops as she whisks you into the world of myths and legends of the northernmost low mountain range, or perhaps get to know the trail in the evening darkness.

The Castle Hill

On Castle Hill you have the opportunity to enjoy a number of activities in Bad Harzburg and around the entire area. There are a number of places and activities that are just a short distance from the Tree Top Trail, which will enrich your stay.
For example you could combine your visit of the Tree Top Trail with a ride on the Castle Hill cable car. We offer a number of various attractive combinations.

In the vicinity you will discover:
Castle Hill cable car, restaurant and lodge Aussichtsreich, hiking trails, Skyrope high-rope park, Sole-Therme Spa with its sauna world, House of Nature, Lynx enclosure, Tourist Information, motorhome parking, spa park with a multiple generation playground
For more information please check our website:


Address & Contact

Baumwipfelpfad Harz
Nordhäuser Str. 2d
38667 Bad Harzburg

April to October 9.30am – 6.00pm
November to March 10.00am – 4.00pm
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N: 51º 52’ 14.1” E: 10º 33’ 34.8”
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