Ybbstal Nature Park

Up the Buchenberg, through exciting gorges or plunge into the Ybbs!

Discover which secrets this nature park has to offer: on foot or by bike! The municipalities of Waidhofen an der Ybbs and Opponitz look forward to your visit!

Gentle slopes, connected by the river Ybbs

Recreation is so close in the Ybbstal Nature Park. The green river offers cooling off after hikes or along the Ybbstal cycle path. With their unique natural scenery, the local mountains invite you to extended tours. As a bonus, a fantastic view awaits you.


  •     Ybbstal cycle path
  •     Hikes in all levels of difficulty
  •     Gorge hikes
  •     Fishing in the nature park
  •     Forest gardens
  •     Nature experience for young and old
  •     Stone crayfish
  •     Mountain biking
  •     Daffodils
  •     Two nature park kindergartens

Things to know

Hiking pass route

TUT-GUT-Route 2: Nature park parking lot Hammergasse - Holzknechthütte - Höhenrundweg - Bußweg - Obere Buchenbergkapelle - Höhenrundweg - Kaiblingerhütte - past the forest climbing park - Nature park parking lot Hammergasse.

TUT-GUT route 4: Nature park parking lot Hammergasse - Holzknechthütte - Lower Buchenberg Chapel - forest garden - Stadionallee - Nature park parking lot Hammergasse.


Magistrat Waidhofen a/d Ybbs
Oberer Stadtplatz 28
3340 Waidhofen/Ybbs
T +43 (0)7442 511-142