Best parks in Carinthia

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Explore the most popular parks in Carinthia with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Best parks (4)
#1 - Hohe Tauern National Park
Carinthia, Austria
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Hohe Tauern National Park is located on the Central Eastern Alps and forms the southern border of the Austrian states of Salzburg, Carinthia and East Tyrol. The park is home to Austria's tallest mountain, Glossglockner, which sits at 3,798m above sea level. There are many glaciers within the park's borders. Hohe Tauern is also home to numerous wildlife species, including the chamois, Alpine ibex, red deer, griffon vulture, and the golden eagle. Visitors can see the beautiful Krimmler Waterfall or hike on the incredible Grossglockner Glacier.Show more
#2 - Weissensee Nature Park
Carinthia, Austria
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The Weissensee Nature Park, located around the beautiful lake after which it is named, is known for its incredible network of trails for hiking and mountain biking. During the winter, the trails remain open for skiing and snowshoeing. One of the most popular hiking routes is the lakeside hiking trail that follows along the banks of the Weissensee. Visitors can also climb to the Gajacher Alm, Compton Hut, Techendorfer Alm, and a number of other beautiful destinations. After a long hike, one of the best ways to relax is to take a swim in the clear waters of the Weissensee. Show more
#3 - Dobratsch Nature Park
Carinthia, Austria
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Dobratsch Nature Park is situated in Carinthia's lake region. The park consists of the beautiful mountain regions of Villach, Arnoldstein, and Nötsch. Visitors can explore the extensive network of hiking trails. One of the most notable routes is the Dobratsch Loop, which takes hikers through the diverse landscapes within the park. Families will find that there are plenty of kid friendly activities as well. During the winter, the park remains a very popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts for skiing, snowshoeing, and tobogganing. Show more
#4 - Biosphärenpark Nockberge
Carinthia, Austria
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Explore the most popular trails in Biosphärenpark Nockberge with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.Show more