Best parks in Upper Austria

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Explore the most popular parks in Upper Austria with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of trails in Upper Austria
Best parks (7)
#1 - Kalkalpen National Park
Upper Austria, Austria
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Kalkalpen National Park is located within the Northern Limestone Alps in the state of Upper Austria. The park is home to Central Europe's largest forest and Austria's biggest karst area. The park's visitor centers are located in Molln, Ennstal, and at the Hengstpaßhütt near Rosenau. The region is home to a variety of plant and animal life, including the lynx and many species of birds and wildflowers. Visitors can enjoy the park's extensive network of trails while hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, or skiing. A couple of the most popular options are Großer Priel and Hoher Nock. Between July and October, the park offers a hiking bus on Sundays that leads from Steyr to Hengstpaß.Show more
#2 - Attersee-Traunsee Nature Park
Upper Austria, Austria
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Attersee-Traunsee Nature Park is situated in the mountainous region between the Attersee and Traunee. The region is characterized by its alpine pastures, dense forests, and fruit trees. The hiking trail from Neukirchen to the Windlegernalm is a great way to learn about the area's natural history and biodiversity. Visitors can also see the alpaca and herb farm, craft brewery, Salzkammergut Wildlife Museum, or hike on the Gmundnerberg.Show more
#3 - Mühlviertel Nature Park
Upper Austria, Austria
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Mühlviertel Nature Park, located in the region around the town of Rechberg, is known for its collection of stone blocks situated in meadows. The most famous of these is known as the "Schwammerling". The area has a great collection of hiking and biking routes, an open air mining museum, and nature exhibitions. In addition, visitors can play on the disc golf course, try out archery, or pay a visit to the ropes course. During the winter, the park remains open for snowshoeing and skiing. Show more
#4 - Obst-Hügel-Land Nature Park
Upper Austria, Austria
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Obst-Hügel-Land Nature Park, located in the region around the towns of Scharten and St. Marienkirchen an der Polsenz, is a beautiful place for any outdoor enthusiast to visit. The park has a great network of trails for hiking, mountain biking, road cycling, and jogging. Visitors can walk along the region's orchards or hike through the fields of blooming wildflowers in the spring.Show more
#5 - Toscana Park
Upper Austria, Austria
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Explore the most popular trails in Toscanapark 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
#6 - Traun Donau Nature Reserve
Upper Austria, Austria
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Explore the most popular trails in Traun Donau Nature Reserve 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
#7 - Bauernbergpark
Upper Austria, Austria
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Explore the most popular trails in Bauernbergpark 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