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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please note the applicable regulations of Saxony. Every guest is responsible for compliance!
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!
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.
Our Forststeig accomondation partner campsite Autokemp pod Císařem in Ostrov informs that it cannot be used for overnight stays from September 4th to 6th.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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? BUNDwissen-lecture with subsequent discussion on the topic "Forests for future - climate change and silviculture"
When? Thursday June 25, 2020 - 7:00 p.m.
Stefan Utke has conquered the Forststeig Elbsandstein hiking route at a stretch. 108 kilometers through Saxon Switzerland in one day - and with one wish.
The hiking huts on the Elbe Sandstone Forststeig can be used again for overnight stays from 12th of June. Please keep your distance.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Between Gohrisch and Bad Schandau, the hiking route Forststeig is folded over a very attractive section of path, including old stone crusher paths.
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.
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.
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!
Attention! The Forststeig Elbe Sandstone trekking route was closed for the winter break on 1 November! The new season starts on 4 April 2020.
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.
Since 29th April 2019 the closure of the forest is canceled.
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.
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.
Trekkinghütte Willys Ruh sowie der Streckenabschnitt zwischen Hartenstein und Johanniswacht bleiben geschlossen.
SZ Artikel "Hüttenwart auf Kontrollgang"
SZ Artikel "Neuer Biwakplatz öffnet zu Ostern"
SZ Artikel "Bereit für die Forststeig-Bezwinger"
Die SZ berichtet über den "Großeinsatz für den Forststeig".
Ersten „Forststeig Aktionstag“ mit über 50 Teilnehmern war ein voller Erfolg.
Wanderung auf dem Forststeig zur Kamphütte
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.
Am Sonnabend, den 23. März 2019 laden Euch die Förster des Sachsenforst zu einem gemeinsamen Aktionstag am Forststeig Elbsandstein ein.
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