Hiking in the Nature Park Karwendel

Pleasure hiking & summit victories

The Achensee Sport and Vitality Park is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts and mountaineers. The region boast 450 km of well-kept signposted hiking trails ranging from flat and gentle paths to demanding routes up to elevations of 2.500 metres. These routes lead hikers through a beautiful, varied natural setting and offer a truly unique hiking experience. Nestled between the Rofan and Karwendel mountains lies Lake Achensee, Tirol’s largest lake, and a region offering limitless hiking pleasures in a unique landscape. The range of hiking trails ranges from easy flat routes and leisurely family tours to challenging mountain climbs. The Rofan and Karwendel cable cars transport visitors effortlessly up the mountains, and on the top leisurely tours with unique panoramic views of the crystal clear waters of the lake await. The Nature Park Karwendel, the largest nature reserve in the northern Alps and also a Tirolean Nature Park, is famous far beyond the borders of Austria thanks to its beauty and distinctiveness. Visitors to this unique landscape will discover countless hiking opportunities – multi-day hikes, mountain tours, and much more. A walk along the lake combined with a ship cruise along the car-free western shores of Lake Achensee to the“Gaisalm” mountain hut offer the perfect alternative for those who prefer a leisurely walk. More information: