The Exceptional Forest® of Haguenau

Playground and discovery!

Sixth largest lowland forest in France, the Haguenau Forest is today a privileged place of relaxation for Haguenovians and visitors. This green lung, labeled "Forêt d'Exception®", offers many possibilities for walks and activities ... not to be missed!

Our Top 5 Activities

1. Fill up on nature! … With trails, walks and outings

Explore the forest by taking one of the many walking and cycling routes (more than 200 km marked). If you prefer to let yourself be guided, exits are also organized throughout the year around different themes (introduction to mycology, twilight stroll, etc.).

2. Spend yourself! ... zoom on some sports equipment

The forest is an ideal playground for sports. Several fitness trails with apparatus allow everyone to exercise and let off steam ... For the happiness of adults and children! You will also find Nordic walking route.

3. Join the tribe! ... Gros-Chêne, real heart of the forest

The site says "of Great Oak" is THE meeting place for families and groups of friends: the inn and its terrace, the playground, the picnic areas ... Also discover the Gloria Friedmann oak monument or the
Saint-Arbogast chapel, and take a ride on the "PMR" course (1,7 km), ideal for people with reduced mobility and for strollers.

4. Play! ... with a fun ride

Designed to please the youngest, the "Big oak fun ride" invites you to discover this place in a fun way over several puzzles. The game is available in 3 versions to suit 4/6 year olds, 7/9 year olds and teenagers.
Booklet available at the Tourist Office or in download from our site.

5. Get away! ... in all seasons

Whether to pick lily of the valley in spring, put yourself "cool" in full summer, or pick up the mushrooms and tread the thick carpet of leaves on the ground in autumn… All seasons are good for exploring the forest!

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Tourist Office of Pays de Hagenau

the Tourist Office
of the Land of Haguenau
Tourist Office of the Pays de Haguenau

The team of the tourist office is at your disposal to help you prepare your stay in the Land of Haguenau or to suggest activities during your holidays. Come and discover an authentic territory with its crafts, its forests, its Alsatian traditions ...