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Hengstpass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Hengstpass, 4581, Austria

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About Hengstpass

The Hengstpass is a mountain pass in the Upper Austrian municipality of Rosenau am Hengstpass on the border with Styria . It separates the Reichraminger Hintergebirge from the Haller Mauern. The pass crossing is developed as a state road L 550 and connects the towns of Windischgarsten and Rosenau on the Hengstpass with the towns of Oberlaussa and Unterlaussa , some in Styria, some in Upper Austria, and the Styrian market town of Altenmarkt .

Attractions Near Hengstpass

Reichraminger Hintergebirge
Reichraminger Hintergebirge3.91km from Hengstpass

The Reichraminger Hintergebirge is considered the largest closed and practically uninhabited forest area in Austria and belongs to a large extent to the Kalkalpen National Park. It lies on the border between Upper Austria and Styria, in the knee of the Enns. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many other options for adventure here.

Großer Pyhrgas
Großer Pyhrgas8.36km from Hengstpass

The Große Pyhrgas is a mountain in the Ennstal Alps on the border between Upper Austria and Styria. At a height of 2,244 m above sea level. it is the highest summit and western buttress of the Haller Mauern range. Alpine huts on the Großer Pyhrgas are, on the Upper Austrian side, the Hofalm Hut (1,305 m), the Rohrauerhaus and the Bosruck Hut.

Dr. Vogelgesang Klamm
Dr. Vogelgesang Klamm9.9km from Hengstpass

A wild and romantic rock canyon with a doctorate - longest gorge in Upper Austria and second longest gorge in Austria! Experience the natural spectacle of falling water in the longest gorge in Upper Austria with a length of over 1.5 km and 500 wooden and stone steps. The gorge is also the starting point for the approx. 5-hour 3-hut hike

National Park Upper Austrian Limestone Alps

A national park within the Northern Limestone Alps mountain range, located in the state of Upper Austria, Austria. The park was established in 1997.The park contains Central Europe's largest forested area, as well the largest karst region in Austria. It has numerous hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. The former Steyr Valley Railway, with sections now the Steyrtal rail trail, pass through the park in the Molln area.

Ennstal Alps
Ennstal Alps12.74km from Hengstpass

The Alps of the Enns valley, are a mountain range of the Northern Limestone Alps System. The most famous scenery in the Ennstal Alps is the Gesäuse, a valley where the Enns river cuts through the limestone. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also a nice trekking destination too.

Gleinkersee12.9km from Hengstpass

A beautiful lake located in the Upper Austria and it is an iconic picnic location and also there are so many other options for leisure too.

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