Harz National Park, Wernigerode

4.6
#1 of 20 in Parks in Saxony-Anhalt
Largely covered with forests, Harz National Park is a nature reserve where you can spend the day hiking, biking, and even skiing. Keep an eye out for the wildlife, and you may spot a Peregrine falcon or a European wildcat, among others. While you trek, you can come across small, old villages with buildings made of wood. Obtain a map from one of the visitor's center so you can easily navigate the park. Use our Wernigerode vacation planner to visit Harz National Park on your trip to Wernigerode, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 11, 2017
    A beautiful area with many great hiking trails through a wonderful landscape, crossed by many small clean streams.
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  • August 9, 2017
    We were staying in Wernigerode and set off to hike one of the trails towards the Monastery of Drübeck. For the first section the trail was fine and very pleasant through woodlands. Then we reached a s...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    An historic steam locomotive built in the late 1800s took us up the Brocken, the Harz Mountains highest peak. Truly breathtaking views once up on the top, but very cold! There is a very small cafe wit...  more »

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