Canopy walkway walkway: open

National Park Centre NP-Centre: open


Frequently asked questions

When was the canopy walkway constructed?

It was opened as second canopy walkway in Germany on 26 August 2005. The extension by a second loop was opened on 14 May 2009.


How long and how high is the canopy walkway?

In total, the path is 540 metres long and consists of two loops. The first section is dedicated to the fauna in the National Park. The second 240 m long loop is dedicated to the jungle itself. The path runs from 10 m to 24 m, having a constant slight climb. The tree tower with viewing platform in the centre of the walkway is 44 m high.


Is the canopy walkway barrier-free?

A lift also enables senior citizens and people with reduced mobility to visit the walkway, which is completely barrier-free and also suitable for prams. The observation tower can only be reached by stairs.


Is the canopy walkway accessible by public transportation?

From Eisenach and Bad Langensalza, public transport will take you to the canopy walkway. There is a bus stop directly at the Thiemsburg hiking car park..


Are dogs allowed on the canopy walkway?

Dogs are not allowed on the walkway (except assistance dogs). However, they can be accommodated in spacious, lockable dog boxes at the foot of the walkway during your visit. A bowl of water is also waiting for them.