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  • Abbildung eines Trekkingtickets zu 10 Euro
    © Sachsenforst

    The maintenance fee for trekking huts and bivouacs will be the same from 2021

    Starting with the 2021 trekking season, there is the same maintenance fee for all forest overnight accommodations - € 10 / night for adults and € 1 for children and young people up to 17 years old.

    The maintenance fee for trekking huts and bivouacs will be the same from 2021
  • vier arbeitende Menschen im Wald
    © Sachsenforst
    08.03.2021

    Forststeig Action Day and Ranger Hikes for the season-opening must be postponed

    The announced Forststeig Action Day (13.03.) and the Ranger Hikes for the season-opening (27.03.) will be postponed due to the current Corona-infection situation.

    Forststeig Action Day and Ranger Hikes for the season-opening must be postponed
  • Ausschilderung des Forststeiges
    © Sachsenforst
    08.03.2021

    Start of the new trekking season without forest overnight accommodations in the forest

    The Forststeig Elbsandstein route will be accessible on the German side from March 27th, 2021. The forest overnight accommodations remain closed due to the applicable corona measures.

    Start of the new trekking season without forest overnight accommodations in the forest
  • Schild an Toilettenhäuschen mit der Aufschrift Winterpause
    © Sachsenforst
    01.11.2020

    Winter break on the Forststeig!

    The Forststeig Elbsandstein trekking route has been closed! All overnight accommodations in the forest are closed. Camping on the bivouac spots is not permitted outside of the trekking season.

    Winter break on the Forststeig!
  • Sympol einer Trekkinghütte durchgestrichen
    23.10.2020

    Exceptionally, tents at the trekking huts

    From Saturday (October 24th) it is no longer possible to spend the night in the trekking huts. From October 24th to 31st camping at the trekking huts is allowed.

    Exceptionally, tents at the trekking huts
  • 12.10.2020

    Campsite of our Forststeig partner in Ostrov is temporarily closed

    Due to the current CORONA rules in the Czech Republic, the tent and campsite as well as the Autokemp pod Císařem restaurant will be temporarily closed from October 8, 2020.

    Campsite of our Forststeig partner in Ostrov is temporarily closed
  • © Pixabay
    12.10.2020

    Guests from Corona risk areas

    Please note the applicable regulations of Saxony. Every guest is responsible for compliance! https://www.coronavirus.sachsen.de/kultur-und-tourismus-4140.html

    Guests from Corona risk areas
  • 28.09.2020

    Czech Republic has been designated as an area with increased risk of infection

    The entire Czech Republic has been designated by the federal government as an area with increased risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2. Please note the regulations!

    Czech Republic has been designated as an area with increased risk of infection
  • 24.09.2020

    Notes on border crossing

    The Czech Republic has been predominantly identified as a risk area for SARS-CoV-2. The Forststeig Elbe Sandstone is located in the Region Ústecký. This is not considered as a SARS-CoV-2 risk area.

    Notes on border crossing
  • 01.09.2020

    Campsite in Ostrov closed this weekend

    Our Forststeig accomondation partner campsite Autokemp pod Císařem in Ostrov informs that it cannot be used for overnight stays from September 4th to 6th.

    Campsite in Ostrov closed this weekend
  • 3 Trekkingtickets vor Landschaft
    © Sachsenforst
    03.08.2020

    New partners for the sale of Trekking Tickets

    Trekking Tickets are now also available in the two RVSOE service offices Dippoldiswalde and Freital-Deuben (bus station) and in the tourist information office at the visitor mine in Berggießhübel.

    New partners for the sale of Trekking Tickets
  • Zwei Mitarbeiter von Sachsenforst schrauben Schilder an eine große Tafel
    © Sachsenforst
    15.07.2020

    New bivouac area opened

    Gap closure at the forest overnight accommodations on the Forststeig-the bivouac area on the Quirl and the Zehrborn bivouac near the Grenzplatte can be used. Please note the trekking rules!

    New bivouac area opened
  • Karten mit Forststeig und Zoom in die gesperrten Gebiete am Großen Zschirnstein
    © Sachsenforst
    13.07.2020

    Closure of the Forststeig hiking route in the area of Großer Zschirnstein

    For safety reasons, several sections of the Forststeig hiking route at the Großen Zschirnstein are closed probably until July 17. Detours are signposted. The Zschirnstein bivouac can be used.

    Closure of the Forststeig hiking route in the area of Großer Zschirnstein
  • Forststeigkarte mit Zoom in das gesperrte Gebiet
    © Sachsenforst
    13.07.2020

    Closure of the Forststeig hiking route in the area "Nachbar"

    For safety reasons, it is necessary to close the Forststeig hiking route in the area of Nachbar probably until July 17. A detour is signposted. The Kamphütte can be reached via the detour.

    Closure of the Forststeig hiking route in the area "Nachbar"
  • Ausschnitt aus der Forststeigkarte mit Eintragung des gesperrten Bereiches und der Umleitung
    © Sachsenforst
    25.06.2020

    Blocking of the Forststeig hiking route at Rotstein

    For safety reasons, a blocking/closure of the Forststeig hiking route at Rotstein probably until 5th July is necessary. A detour is signposted. The Rotstein hut is open.

    Blocking of the Forststeig hiking route at Rotstein
  • 2 Männer zusammen an einem grün gelben Pfahl
    © Sachsenforst
    19.06.2020

    What's new for the 2020 Forststeig hiking season?

    The trekking experience on the Forststeig Elbe Sandstone hiking route is now possible with almost no restrictions. The winter-and corona break was used for some innovations and repairs.

    What's new for the 2020 Forststeig hiking season?
  • 25.06.2020

    Forests for future – climate change and silviculture

    What? BUNDwissen-lecture with subsequent discussion on the topic "Forests for future - climate change and silviculture" When? Thursday June 25, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. Where? Online

    Forests for future – climate change and silviculture
  • Stefan Utke auf einem Bergplataeu mit Blick über Wälder
    © Hannes Herrmann, BUND e.V.

    Forststeig Trailrun

    Stefan Utke has conquered the Forststeig Elbsandstein hiking route at a stretch. 108 kilometers through Saxon Switzerland in one day - and with one wish.

    Forststeig Trailrun
  • Trekkinghütte
    © Sachsenforst

    Hiking huts opening on June 12th

    The hiking huts on the Elbe Sandstone Forststeig can be used again for overnight stays from 12th of June. Please keep your distance.

    Hiking huts opening on June 12th
  • Kartenausschnitt mit gesperrten Routenabschnitt und Umleitung
    © Sachsenforst
    08.06.2020

    Latest route changes

    The entire hiking route Forststeig can be walked on the basis of opening the border again. For reasons of nature conservation, a section is blocked near Bad Schandau. A detour is signposted.

    Latest route changes
  • Wiese mit Sitzgruppe
    © Sachsenforst
    25.05.2020

    Bivouac areas can be used again.

    Finally the time has come! We can reopen the bivouac areas on the hiking route Forststeig Elbe Sandstone. Please all abide by the distance and hygiene rules!

    Bivouac areas can be used again.
  • Landschaftsbild mit Baumblüte im Vorder- und Rapsblüte im Hintergrund
    © Sachsenforst
    15.05.2020

    Multi-day tours on the forest trail is possible again - but ...

    all forest accommodation sites remain closed. We are currently working on the development and implementation of a concept so that we can probably reopen the bivouac sites from May 25 this.

    Multi-day tours on the forest trail is possible again - but ...
  • Kartendarstellung mit Forststeigroute und Umleitung
    © Sachsenforst
    03.04.2020

    Restrictions due to corona regulations

    The hiking route Forststeig Elbsandstein will be open again from April 3rd. The current regulations for slowing down the spread of the corona virus must be observed.

    Restrictions due to corona regulations
  • Kartendarstellung mit alter Forststeigroute und neuer Route
    © Sachsenforst
    02.04.2020

    New route section shortly before Bad Schandau

    Between Gohrisch and Bad Schandau, the hiking route Forststeig is folded over a very attractive section of path, including old stone crusher paths.

    New route section shortly before Bad Schandau
  • 19.03.2020

    Trekking huts and bivouac sites will remain closed until April 20th 2020

    Due to the current regulations to slow the spread of the Corona virus, the opening of the trekking huts and bivouac sites will be postponed until April 20th, 2020.

    Trekking huts and bivouac sites will remain closed until April 20th 2020
  • Wanderer laufen einen Berg hinauf
    © Sachsenforst
    13.03.2020

    Forester hikes for the season opening on April 4th, 2020

    On April 4th, Sachsenforst, Lesy České republiky and the regional transport invite all trekking fans to eight forest trail hikes together with our district foresters to open the new Forststeig season.

    Forester hikes for the season opening on April 4th, 2020
  • Menschen arbeiten an einem Holzsteg
    © Sachsenforst
    25.02.2020

    Forststeig joint day of action on Saturday, March 21, 2020

    Before the start of the 2020 forestry season, the Sachsenforst employees invite you to a joint day of action on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Registration absolutely necessary!

    Forststeig joint day of action on Saturday, March 21, 2020
  • Wegweiser
    © Sachsenforst

    Winter break!

    Attention! The Forststeig Elbe Sandstone trekking route was closed for the winter break on 1 November! The new season starts on 4 April 2020.

    Winter break!
  • Karte vom Forststeig mit Umleitung
    21.05.2019

    Sperrung des Forststeiges im Bereich Eilandgrund und Grenzplatte

    Zu eurer Sicherheit müssen die Wege (Forststeig u.a. markierte Wanderwege) im Bereich Eilandgrund und Aufstieg zur Grenzplatte für voraussichtlich bis 31.05.19 gesperrt werden.

    Sperrung des Forststeiges im Bereich Eilandgrund und Grenzplatte
  • Feuer in Birkenwald
    © Sachsenforst

    Closure of the forest is canceled

    Since 29th April 2019 the closure of the forest is canceled.

    Closure of the forest is canceled
  • Biwakplatz mit Schutzhütte
    © Sachsenforst

    New bivouac in Nikolsdorf

    The bivouac site Nikolsdorf has been set up at the Walderlebniszentrum Leupoldishain in the immediate vicinity of the Forststeig and can now be used by the hiker.

    New bivouac in Nikolsdorf
  • Trekkinghütte von außen
    © Sachsenforst

    The trekking hut Willy's Ruh also open now

    The wind throws in the immediate vicinity of Willy's Ruh have been worked up in recent days, so that the trekking hut can be used again. Please take into consideration the further forestry work.

    The trekking hut Willy's Ruh also open now
  • Sturmschaden bei Trekkinghütte Willys Ruh

    Trekkinghütte Willys Ruh bleibt bis 20.04.2019 geschlossen

    Trekkinghütte Willys Ruh sowie der Streckenabschnitt zwischen Hartenstein und Johanniswacht bleiben geschlossen.

    Trekkinghütte Willys Ruh bleibt bis 20.04.2019 geschlossen
  • Hüttenwart Jens Dzikowski

    Neuer Hüttenwart am Forststeig

    SZ Artikel "Hüttenwart auf Kontrollgang"

    Neuer Hüttenwart am Forststeig
  • Biwak Nikolsdorf

    Biwak Nikolsdorf geplant

    SZ Artikel "Neuer Biwakplatz öffnet zu Ostern"

    Biwak Nikolsdorf geplant
  • Die über 100 Kilometer lange Trekkingroute ist wieder geöffnet – trotz enormer Sturmschäden im Wald.

    Saison eröffnet

    SZ Artikel "Bereit für die Forststeig-Bezwinger"

    Saison eröffnet
  • Aktionstag

    Einsatz für den Forststeig

    Die SZ berichtet über den "Großeinsatz für den Forststeig".

    Einsatz für den Forststeig
  • Freiwilliger beim Einschlagen eines Pfosten für Geländer
    © Sachsenforst
    25.03.2019

    Impressionen vom Forststeigaktionstag

    Ersten „Forststeig Aktionstag“ mit über 50 Teilnehmern war ein voller Erfolg.

    Impressionen vom Forststeigaktionstag
  • Forsthütte Kamphütte am Forststeig Elbsandstein
    © Sachsenforst
    01.03.2019

    Mit dem Bus zum Forststeig und zur Kamphütte - TourismusProfis unterweg

    Wanderung auf dem Forststeig zur Kamphütte

    Mit dem Bus zum Forststeig und zur Kamphütte - TourismusProfis unterweg
  • Wandergruppe
    © Anne Borrmeister
    01.03.2019

    Försterwanderungen zur Saisoneröffnung der Trekkingroute "Forststeig Elbsandstein" am 06. April 2019

    Mit Beginn der neuen Forststeig-Saison laden Sachsenforst und die OVPS alle interessierten Trekkingfreunde am 6. April zu einer Forststeig-Wanderung gemeinsam mit unseren Revierförstern ein.

    Försterwanderungen zur Saisoneröffnung der Trekkingroute "Forststeig Elbsandstein" am 06. April 2019
  • 14.02.2019

    Forststeig-Aktionstag am 23. März 2019

    Am Sonnabend, den 23. März 2019 laden Euch die Förster des Sachsenforst zu einem gemeinsamen Aktionstag am Forststeig Elbsandstein ein.

    Forststeig-Aktionstag am 23. März 2019

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Staatsbetrieb Sachsenforst
Forstbezirk Neustadt
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Phone: +49 3596 5857-10

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