Destination Sommerberg

Experience nature in the northern Black Forest

At Sommerberg, many exciting adventures await you

235 km of hiking trails invite you to hike, stroll, bike and enjoy nature at Sommerberg. With our attractions - the Black Forest treetop walk, the Sommerberg adventure forest, the WILDLINE suspension bridge and the fairy tale trail - you will experience the Black Forest in a very special way. An experience in itself is the ride from the valley to the mountain on the Sommerberg gondola. The Adventure Bikepark is where bikers get their money's worth.


The Sommerberg Mountain Experience

Take in the spectacular views over the peaks of the Black Forest fir trees. Sommerberg's attractions take you high and offer unique insights into the nature park.

Sommerberg Funicular Railway

One of the most modern funicular railways in Germany has been transporting passengers from the center of Bad Wildbad to the Sommerberg plateau for over 100 years. Ride in one of the ultra-modern panoramic cars and enjoy the stunning views as you are taken up.

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Treetop Walk Black Forest

The 1,250m high tree top walk offers a spectacular 360° view over the endless forests and imposing valleys of the Black Forest. Learn about the forest, flora and fauna of the Black Forest on your way to the top.

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WILDLINE Suspension Bridge

380 meters of pure adrenaline await you on our WILDLINE, suspended 60 meters above the ground and overlooking the Enz Valley and Bad Wildbad. It is the only suspension bridge of its kind in Europe that has been built in a curve that goes up. Feel truly free.

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Sommerberg Adventure Forest

Come with us to the Land of Adventure!

Come and experience the spectacular WILDLINE and the treetop path with its climbing and balancing stations, learning boards, royal and wild views, and the 55-meter slide down to the ground. But there's more: Sommerberg offers adventurers of all ages plenty of space to romp, marvel and discover.

Sommerberg Adventure Forest

Right next to the tower of the Black Forest tree top walk is the forest playground for the whole family. On more than 8,000 square meters, more than 20 different play and learning stations integrated into the forest await young and old.

The whole family can also enjoy a relaxing day with plenty of seating and picnic areas.

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The Fairy-tale Path

The loop trail is located next to the treetop walk tower. Suitable for both strollers and wheelchairs, the 3.2-kilometer gravel path is easy to navigate.

The radio play Heart of Stone ("Das Kalte Herz") by Wilhelm Hauff is played at various stations. It tells the story of the boy Peter Munk's struggle for happiness. Along the way he is accompanied by the little glass man, the good forest spirit who grants him three wishes, and the Dutchman Michel, a huge, broad-shouldered fellow who wants to steal Peter's heart.

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Hiking experience

Of course, Sommerberg offers more than just fun and action. Nature lovers will find an area perfect for walking, hiking and biking away from the popular attractions. Enjoy the flora and fauna and the healing powers of nature, such as our forest bath.

Hiking trails on the Sommerberg

On the Sommerberg you will find hiking trails of various lengths. From the panoramic terrace of the Sommerberg funicular railway you can also take a short walk with a fantastic view. It is also possible to hike from the Sommerberg to the Kaltenbronn and to experience the upland moors of the area.

Hiking Map (.pdf)

Hike to the raised bogs

For hikes to the Wildsee moors and Hohlohsee lakes, which offer a unique landscape, the Sommerberg is a good starting point. This is an area where many rare species of flora and fauna live. An old wooden walkway leads to the legendary lake. This is where time seems to stand still.

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Adventure Bikepark

Adventure Bikepark

With the "Adventure Bikepark Bad Wildbad" Bad Wildbad has a lot to offer for fun sports enthusiasts. Adventurous riders will enjoy the jump line, e-MTB trail, uphill trail, drop batteries, bag jump and more.

All fans of the sport will find their favorite trail, from the easy One Family Fun Trail to the medium difficulty Wackenhut Fun Trail and the "bag-heavy" EPIC Downhill.

The Cratoni Kids Area is an exciting area for the youngest bike fans.

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Refreshments & Energy

There is no better way to get some exercise in the great outdoors and enjoy nature and the fresh air, followed by a tasty meal in a cottage, beer garden or pub.

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Sommerberg Grill Area

Sommerberg Grill Area

The Sommerberg Barbecue Area consists of two free barbecue areas and one barbecue area that needs to be reserved and paid for. A paid barbecue area includes the weather shelter with seating for 40 people, a lockable storage room with a large swing barbecue in the "Saustallhütte" next to the barbecue area, an access permit and use of the restrooms. You will need to bring your own firewood.

Overnight experience

Why not spend a few days in Bad Wildbad and discover our thermal baths and numerous nature experiences such as the Black Forest treetop walk, the WILDLINE suspension bridge or the spa garden. With 93 percent of its area covered by forest, the town is a special kind of hiking and biking destination.