Tour 3e - 4,8km - 30hm - 1,15 hrs - easy historical family tour
The comfortable trail around the slag heap in Fohnsdorf combines the history of mining with hiking in a wonderful natural area near the town. According to the words "good things are so close often", you should take a look at the nature-history trail in Fohnsdorf. The town is associated with the history of mining, so many visitors and locals are familiar with the mining museum in Fohnsdorf. Nevertheless a lot of people do not know, that there is a wonderful recreational area directly behind the museum. The nature-history trail will surprise many hikers.
You walk comfortably on maintained ways through the forest. There you find numerous information boards, resting places and natural wetlands. Here you find silence and after short time you are visually, acoustically and mentally far away from the hustle of the city. Due to the educational panels, which explain the flora and fauna, the trail is suitable for children. Author's tip: Combine the circular route of the Nature History Trail with a guided tour through the Mining Museum. Tel. +43 3573 4647, www.bergbaumuseum-fohnsdorf.at