Swiss National Park

The Swiss National Park exists since 1914 and has developed into a unique wilderness oasis. Discover impressive experiences in Switzerland’s largest wilderness area.

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A family hiking in the Swiss National Park. © Hans Lozza / SNP

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The Swiss National Park is located in eastern Graubünden and has been an unspoilt wilderness landscape for over 100 years. Discover the unique flora and fauna with your whole family.

Champlönch children’s trail

“Do you want to see things that you don’t usually see?” The question on the sign in front of the National Park Centre in Zernez sounds puzzling. But the Champlönch children’s trail provides some clarification.

Insider tip: the National Park Centre in Zernez offers a booklet with audio CD for the Champlönch children’s trail.

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2 hrs

Level of difficulty



5 km

Altitude difference

189 m uphill / 234 m downhill

Starting point

PostBus stop Champlönch P1


PostBus stop Il Fuorn P6

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National Park panorama trail 45, SwitzerlandMobility

In Zernez, pass the National Park Centre and continue to the end of the village, where you will cross the Spölbach stream. Then follow the signs to Chamanna Cluozza (Cluozza hut). The path leads through lowland meadows and then begins to climb. Passing the memorial stone to the founder of the National Park, P. B. Sarasin. The path then ascends through the rugged Cluozzatal valley. Steep slopes, a spectacular ravine and sunlit mountain forests make a varied hike. From Chamanna Cluozza, you climb upwards, sometimes steeply, to the stunning views of the Murtèrgrat ridge. On the descent, the trail leads down through the rugged Praspöl Gorge and over the Spöl bridge to the Vallun Chafuol PostBus stop on the Ofen Pass road.

You can find more wonderful hikes to suit all tastes on the National Park website

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