The Sihl Forest on Zürich’s doorstep is Switzerland’s first Nature Discovery Park, a delight to explore. At Langenberg, wild animals can be observed close-up. The "Wildnispark Zürich" allows wild experiences in the rhythm of the nature.
This hike leads through the wilderness park of Zurich Sihlwald, the largest natural beech mixed woodland in the central part of Switzerland.
This hiking trail leads through the middle of the wilderness park of Zurich Sihlwald. A great day trip with a visit to the museum in the Sihlwald visitor centre and to round off with, a cool dip in the Lake of Zurich. Not suitable for prams and pushchairs.
For your round-trip journey the following tickets are particularly suitable:
Z-Pass24h Ticket9 o’clock pass
Detailed information on prices and ticket options is available here.
ZVV's traveller-friendly zone fares make life easy: you can travel as much as you like within the zones chosen for as long as the ticket is valid. And you can go by whatever type of public transport best suits you. Train, bus, tram, boat, cable car or Postbus – you choose. One ticket covers all modes of transport.
Route open all year
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Groups of 10 people or more travel at reduced rates on the ZVV Zurich Transport Network. Prices are available here. Group journeys must be reserved 48 hours prior to departure at www.postauto.ch or tel. 058 386 24 00
View timetable online
You may take your bicycle on the postbus, provided there is sufficient space and you do not obstruct other passengers from getting on or off the vehicle. Transport of electric bicycles on PostBus routes is limited.
Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed
Phone+41 58 667 13 60
153 Steps up to an unlimited panorama over the whole wilderness park of Zurich and beyond: from the Black Forest to the Säntis, the Glarus Alps, Lake of Zug, Rigi, Pilatus, and the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.www.paerke.ch/Albis observation tower
Alte Sihltalstrasse 38
A scenic hike with distant views. In addition there are great views of the Sihlwald wilderness, the first nature discovery park of Switzerland.www.paerke.ch/Albispass-Albishorn-Albispass
Experience the bear, lynx, wildcat and wolf. Take some time to observe our indigenous predators in near-natural enclosures.www.paerke.ch/Predator circuit
The journey back to prehistoric times leads to traces of our ancestors in the Knochenwald (forest of bones). Try to identify hunting remains. In the fire cave there are murals that show the close relationship between stone-age people and amimals.www.paerke.ch/Prehistoric circuit