From the parking lot in Winklen / Au near Längenfeld follow the road in the direction of Winklen to the signpost Geolehrpfad / Naturlehrpfad. The path leads through meadows at the beginning, but flows directly into dense forest scattered by towering granite boulders. Although the tremendous rock fall is already 10,000 years ago, the tracks are still clearly visible today. Along the entire route, geology is clearly explained on 11 educational boards. In a "fairytale forest" a walk-in witch's house must not be missing. Similarly, one finds many groomed forest inhabitants on the way to Winkelbergsee. Directly on the lake is waiting for a natural water playground which awakens the desire to play for young and old. The descent takes you over the forest or a forest trail back to Winklen to the parking lot.
Those who like to go on a treasure hunt will find something here on the Winkelberg. More information about the treasure hunt or geocaching round can be found at www.laengenfeld.com/geocaching.
Since there is no rest stop on the whole way, we recommend to take a snack.
Best time of year
Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers.
Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html
Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots,
wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid
box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
From the parking lot in Winklen / Au near Längenfeld, the path leads over the Geolehrpfad and on the nature trail to Winkelbergsee. Prepared animals of the forest line the path at the nature trail and at the Winkelbergsee there is a water playground which awakens the desire to play with big and small.
Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the
train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local
taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:
The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the
longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the
entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country
roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps
The following parking facilities are available in Längenfeld:
Parking in Au before the bridge / Elektro Optimal - free of charge
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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