© Photo: Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH./Robert Maybach: Enjoy the view in Upper Austria
Enjoy the view in Upper Austria

Ennstal National Park Visitors' Centre

Reichraming, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • pets allowed
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for pushchairs

The Ennstal National Park Visitor Centre is located beneath the green waves that symbolise the National Park's sea of forests. Here you can get competent information about hiking and mountain biking routes, interesting themed trails, the opening hours of the alpine pastures and huts and the best excursion tips in the region.

With the guest card "In Sum More" you get a 25% discount on a day's admission.

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Exhibition Wonderworld Forest Wilderness

With 20,825 hectares, the Limestone Alps National Park is the largest forest reserve in Austria. Here, man is once again allowing natural dynamics to take hold. Wilderness is returning and with it an abundance of species and a mixed forest of graceful beauty.

The centrepiece of the exhibition is a diversity diorama depicting a piece of natural forest: on the one hand with large inhabitants such as lynx, deer, badger and fox, but also with the birds of the forest down to the smallest insects in the leafy branches and under the bark of the trees. Under wooden flaps you can see the feeding traces of book printers & co and you will learn the difference between wood eaters and wood gnawers. You will learn how tall the largest tree in the National Park is and how old trees become when they grow as old as nature intended.

Forest cinema - wilderness on the forest floor
Forest Cinema - A fascinating nature film "On the Way to Forest Wilderness" lets you immerse yourself in the fairytale landscape of the Reichraminger Hintergebirge: with black stork, bear and lynx as the main characters. The "Wilderness in the Ground" experience box is located in the open-air area and shows the hidden world three centimetres below the surface of the ground. Here they stand face to face with soil animals enlarged hundreds of times: predatory stonecreepers, peaceful earthworms, isopods, sap bugs - everything to attack, if you dare.

National Park Shop
Here you can buy books about the National Park, its surroundings and nature, hiking maps to help you find your way around and find the best hiking tours, postcards, regional products, souvenirs and games for children for research and experimentation to remind you of special experiences in the Kalkalpen National Park.
Forest workshop
There is a particularly attractive offer for school classes and youth groups.

In the National Park Forest Workshop, children and young people can be active themselves. Modern microscopes, specimens and a variety of natural materials are available for research and experimentation. Under the expert guidance of National Park guides, children and young people playfully learn about our most important tree species, make nesting boxes and musical instruments out of wood and discover mysterious organisms in the soil and dead wood under the microscope.





SUMMER SEASON - 19.5. - 26.10.2021
Mon - Fri from 9 - 12 and 13 - 16
Sat, Sun, holiday from 9 - 12

WINTER SEASON - 8.4. - 14.5. 2021:
Mon - Fri from 9 am - 12 pm

Accessibility / arrival

Public transport:
The Ennstalbahn runs between Linz and Weißenbach-St. Gallen. Details at www.ooevv.at
Stations are located in Ternberg, Trattenbach, Losenstein, Reichraming, Großraming, Küpfern, Kastenreith, Kleinreifling and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.

Arrival by car:
From Salzburg/Linz: A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley.
From Vienna: A1 motorway exit Haag > B42 > B122 > B115 into the Enns Valley
From Passau: A8 Passau > Wels > A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley
From Graz: A9 Pyhrnautobahn > motorway exit Klaus > Grünburg > into the Ennstal valley

Parking
  • Parking space: 50
  • Parking area for disabled: 2
  • Bus parking space: 2
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Toilet facility
  • Playground (outdoors)
General price information

Pupils of all school levels € 3,30
Adults € 5,80
Family rate Adults pay - children free!  
(Group discount on request)

Visitor Information & National Park Shop Admission free!

Payment methods
Debit and credit cards
ATM card
Other payment methods
Cash payment
Discounts (Memberships)
  • Pyhrn-Priel-Card
    Free entry to the exhibition “Wonder World Forest Wilderness” including cinema, as often as you want.
  • Phyrn-Priel seasonal pass
    Free entry to the exhibition “Wonder World Forest Wilderness” including cinema, as often as you want.
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Suitable for pushchairs
  • Pets allowed
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.

Access
  • ground level accessible
other information
  • Entrance to the building
  • Toilet facility for disabled people
  • Lounge and seminar rooms

Contact


Ennstal National Park Visitors' Centre
Eisenstraße 75
4462 Reichraming

Phone +43 7254 8414
E-Mailinfo-ennstal@kalkalpen.at
Webwww.kalkalpen.at
http://www.kalkalpen.at

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We speak the following languages

German
English

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