Nature Park Zillertal
The high mountain nature park Zillertaler Alps extends with an extension of 422km2 from 1.000 m in the mountaineering village Ginzling to 3.509 m at the Hochfeiler. Depending on factors such as altitude, exposure, geological conditions or the history of the respective site, very different habitats, animal and plant species can be found. Due to the vertical extension of the high mountain nature park, the number of habitats is very large and the flora and fauna very diverse. Glacier cover a considerable part of the nature park and have shaped the landscape since time immermorial.
In addition to the natural factors, man also has a strong influence on the present image of the natural and cultural landscape. Its ways of life and economy can be read in the landscape and make up the charm of the varied and romantic mountain landscape, especially in the Alps.
The high mountain nature park offers you various possibilities for recreation. Either active sports such as mountain hiking, climbing, mountain biking or enjoyable, leisurely walks through the magnificent and varied natural park landscape. Experience the special features and secrets of the nature park on one of our guided tours in the summer program. Let yourself be enchanted by the glittering world of minerals, by adventurous stories from the time of poachers and smugglers or by the special flair of torchlight hike. Visit us in the new information centre in the mountaineering village of Ginzling or visit the current nature park exhibition!
The spectrum of guided hikes is wide - from young to old, there is something for everyone! Our tours are of different topics such as cultural landscape, botany, geology, glaciers, mountain forest, which our trained hiking guides will be happy to bring you closer. Of course, there are also special offers for families with childrren, such as Lama trekking or the Keilkeller waterfalls.