Visitor Information

The Canopy Walk

Helping you to get all the information for your visit of the Canopy Walk in Hainich National Park, you will find lots of useful details here.

Opening hours

1 April to 31 October
open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

1 November to 31 March
open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed on 24 December and 31 December)

Please note that the last admission is 1 hour before closing.

Events on the Canopy Walk can be arranged to take place also before and after normal opening times.  Events on the Canopy Walk

Please note that the Canopy Walk is not managed by the National Park Authority, but by the municipality of Bad Langensalza.

Closure due to bad weather

Stormy and icy weather may lead to the Canopy Walk being closed at short notice. Please check the 3-day weather forecast for Hainich to avoid disappointment.

Dial +49 3603 834424 to get more information from National Park Centre staff.

Getting here

The Canopy Walk is near Thiemsburg, a popular starting point for walks in the National Park. Thiemsburg is about 10 km west of Bad Langensalza and easy to reach by public transport or by car. 

From Bad Langensalza, drive towards Zimmern, then take the turn to Craula.
From Eisenach, take the B84 towards Bad Langensalza, in Reichenbach take the turn to Craula, in Craula follow the signs to Bad Langensalza.
The rambler's car park Thiemsburg is directly by the road. Both the Canopy Walk and the National Park Centre are just a few minutes' walk away from there.

The coordinates for your sat-nav are:
latitude 51.081297°
longitude 10.517646°

Find out more about the Rambler's Bus

Dogs are not allowed up on the Canopy Walk. They can be left free of charge in dog crates at the entrance whilst you visit the treetops. 

Access to the Canopy Walk including the exhibition in the National Park Centre, is subject to charges. Find information on prices here.

Wheelchair accessible
A lift enables the elderly and wheelchair users to explore the 20 m high Canopy Walk.
The Tree Tower, however, cannot be accessed by wheelchair.

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