Hiking in a nature park

The last few warm autumnal days provide the perfect setting for a relaxing yet exciting hike through a nature park in Lower Austria.

When Mother Nature puts on her autumnal gown, it is time to dust off your soft shell jacket and pack your hiking backpack. Lower Austria’s nature parks are at their most beautiful in the autumn.

The legendary Wackelsteine (rocking stones) in Blockheide nature park

There are all kinds of myths surrounding the Wackelsteine in Blockheide nature park. Our tip: The exciting Granite Tour with stunning views and a visit to the UnterWasserReich Schrems nature park and upland moor, where you will be immersed in the fascinating world of the ponds and moors of the Waldviertel, and where the largest fish population in Austria lives. Ideal for families, adventures and amateur geologists.

Say hello to the wild boars in Sparbach nature park!

Animal adventures, exciting tales about knights, and a huge playground which includes a treehouse, await visitors of all ages in Austria’s oldest nature park, near Mödling. A perfect way of exploring Sparbach nature park is to follow this hiking route. We hope you will enjoy many unforgettable moments!


Look out to the Ötscher from the Hohe Wand nature park

If you meet deer and alpacas, discover natural treasures and find yourself above the clouds, then you are in the Hohe Wand nature park and enjoying the Ötscher-Blick-Tour. This wonderful route takes you to the Skywalk panoramic terrace and offers unique views of the Ötscher, before leading you along the rocky edge and to a well-earned rest!