The Black Forest National Park

After a long discussion process on whether or not to establish a new national park in the German Federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the 10,000-hectare Black Forest National Park was finally established in 2014.

One year later, the city of Karlsruhe became the first neighbouring city to enter into a partnership with it. Apart from protecting ecological processes and preserving a variety of species and biotopes, national parks are important areas for scientific research and environmental education. They also offer many recreational possibilities for visitors. The Black Forest provides insights into a former managed forest, where nature is now allowed to develop without human intervention and to grow ‘one step wilder’.

Programme

A guided tour by rangers on the ‘Lotharpfad’ in the Black Forest National Park, followed by an expert presentation on a subject of choice with a Q & A session.

Corona Virus

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Shops, restaurants, cultural institutions, hotels and events are closed or have been cancelled. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 will also remain closed until furter notice. But you can still reach us via phone +49 721 602997580 or by mail touristinfo@karlsruhe-tourismus.de.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at www.corona.karlsruhe.de or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at www.karlsruhe-tourismus.de/smartathome (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Best wishes from all the staff at KTG Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event GmbH