The Black Forest is Germany’s biggest nature park

The Black Forest, with its vast forests, open mountain heights and peaks with grandiose views, its deep and mysterious cirque lakes and charming valleys, is a popular destination for holidaymakers and visitors.

Unspoilt landscapes, nowadays rare in Germany, characterize this unique and varied part of the country and almost the whole Black Forest has now been designated as a nature park – the largest one in Germany.



nature parks

Two large nature parks share nearly the entire area of the Black Forest. One is the Naturpark Schwarzwald Mitte/Nord and is situated in the northern and central Black Forest, and the other, the Naturpark Südschwarzwald, is located in the southern Black Forest.



Experience your very own special moment on top of a mountain. No matter whether you choose to go hiking or rock climbing you will enjoy magnificent views over the Black Forest and if the weather is good even as far as the Alps.


Rangers and Black Forest guides

Black Forest guides and rangers from the ranks of the mountain rescue services and the Schwarzwaldverein are at work in the Feldberg Mountain region. In the summer months, from mid-July to mid-September, you will be supported by summer rangers, a group of science students.


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